Posted on: September 18, 2020 | Job#: 339032

Sr. Database Engineer - Digital Experience & Commerce

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105

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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

At Gap Inc., we are passionate about creating and delivering quality software by utilizing Agile and DevOps best practices. We are creating Cloud-based solutions using Automation, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration & Delivery, Pair Programming, and story-based iterative development. In this role, you will have key responsibilities for enhancing, scaling and optimizing high-performance database systems powering one of the most trafficked e-commerce sites on the Internet!

We are looking for imaginative individuals experienced with cutting-edge database technologies, and state-of-the-art Engineering and DevOps practices powering commerce systems at scale.

What you'll do

  • Work collaboratively with engineering and technical operations team members to build integrated, high-volume services
  • Create robust database solutions and multi-task across initiatives while maintaining code simplicity and extensibility, reliability, scalability and performance
  • Engage actively with team members to continuously improve engineering design, practices and methodology
  • Engage in best-in-class DevOps practices with end-to-end “design, build and run” responsibilities
  • Develop code using standards-based solutions, drive adoption via mentoring and guiding others

Who you are

  • 7-10 years of database engineering experience with a primary focus on multi-node database systems, backing extremely high-volume Java-based services
  • In-depth knowledge and technical expertise with both SQL and NoSQL based database and data cache systems including Oracle RDBMS / RAC, MySQL, Postgres, MariaDB, Redis, HBase
  • Proficient in Hadoop HDFS administration. Knowledge of database installation, upgrades, patching, maintenance, security and administration
  • Experience running workloads on Public Clouds such as AWS, Azure or GCP, leveraging Cloud-native PaaS databases such as Cosmos, Azure SQL, RDS is a major plus.
  • Solid experience in query tuning, performance optimization and database “build and run” with a DevOps mindset
  • Expertise in designing and integrating with service-oriented architectures, keeping performance and security in mind.
  • Experience with modern DevOps development tools including Git, Jenkins, JIRA, PagerDuty and logging/monitoring tools such as New Relic and Splunk

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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