Sr. MySQL Database Engineer

  • Locations:
    • Georgia – Atlanta
    • New Hampshire – Remote
    • Massachusetts – Remote
    • US Remote
  • Full time
  • Job Category: Products and Technology

Job Details

SR MySQL Database Engineer – Pardot

Looking for a challenge? Pardot is currently fielding applications for Dev-Ops Engineers with a strong focus on scaling and automating the MySQL database environment. We are looking for someone to join the team and help transform our database layer at scale, and have a blast doing it.

As part of the engineering team, you will work closely with front-end and back-end engineers to keep our infrastructure humming, diagnose and fix performance issues, and identify and implement improvements to processes or tools already in use.


  • Collaborate with our Engineering, Product and Support Teams on building, maintaining and monitoring the infrastructure for our SaaS platform
  • Assist with the development and implementation of new tools and processes for managing Pardot’s database infrastructure
  • Participate and support on-call rotation
  • Design, optimize, and maintain a large MySQL/PHP/Python environment
  • Identify existing and potential performance pitfalls and work with the engineers to diagnose and fix
  • Prepare Pardot’s database infrastructure for the next phase of rapid scaling


  • B.A./B.S. with a strong academic record or equivalent experience
  • 5 + Years of Database Schema, Query, Design, and Analysis
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fun, creative, and collaborative environment
  • Past experience monitoring, maintaining and tuning MySQL in a highly available environment, a central requirement
  • Experience with configuration management as it relates to Databases a plus
  • Ability to understand SQL queries to help optimize traffic to the database layer and resolve malformed data requests

Nice to have skills:

  • Experience with ProxySQL
  • AWS building out instances in EC2

Some of the tools we already use that you’ll get to play with:StatsD/Graphite/Zabbix/Chef/Storm/Kafka/Docker.

The primary pieces of our technology stack that you’ll interact with: Python, MySQL, ProxySQL