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Database Administrator, Moda Operandi


Chicago, United States




Information Technology



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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We are looking for a DBA who will be responsible for managing, and owning Moda Operandi's OLTP data stores. In this role you will be performing traditional DBA tasks including user performance tuning, monitoring, replication, setting backup retention policies, growth projections, user management, etc. You should also be comfortable working with application developers to promote and implement data modeling best practices. This position will also work closely with the Data Engineers to streamline ETL/ELT pipelines from OLTP stores to the Data Warehouse.

Necessary qualifications for success:
• Expertise in MySQL performance tuning, provisioning, upgrading, and
resource monitoring in an Aurora environment
• Expertise in SQL, query optimization, and partitioning
• Developing stored procedures, triggers, and index tuning
• Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and solutions
• Experience with database deployment tools eg. flyway, liquibase
• Experience with other Aurora database offerings (Postgres, MariaDB)
• Experience with scripting languages such as Python, shell scripting

Extra Credit (not required):
• Experience with data modeling in an ecommerce domain
• Experience with NoSQL datastores eg. dynamodb, mongodb, etc.
• Experience with vcs eg. git, mercurial, subversion etc.
• Experience with Snowflake

About Us

Moda Operandi brings designer fashion collections, from established and emerging designers, straight from the runway and designer showrooms to consumers through our online marketplace and “Trunkshow” model. This model utilizes both technology and a team of dedicated personal stylists to provide bespoke luxury shopping services.

As a global platform connecting creators, curators and consumers, Moda Operandi is redefining how luxury fashion is bought and sold in what is predicted to be a $446 billion market by 2025. We have an opportunity to rapidly scale the business globally, while investing heavily in technology, data, and customer experience, to innovate the core platform and delight customers.

Backed by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Apax Digital, Adrian Cheng|K11, LVMH, Fidelity Investments and Condé Nast, the company recently announced a $165M Series F growth investment round which it will use to fuel investments in technology and data science, expand the designer offering, continued international expansion, and increased development across several key business verticals. This will fuel our ambition to reach $1B+ in revenue by 2021.