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Lead Database Reliability Engineer

New York, NY 10007

ADP is hiring a Lead Database Reliability Engineer 

A little about ADP: We are a global leader in HR technology, offering the latest AI and machine learning-enhanced payroll, tax, HR, benefits, and much more. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. ADP has a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a global Best Places to Work, DiversityInc® Top 50 Company, Best CEO and company for women, LGBTQ+, multicultural talent, and more. Learn more about ADP's commitment on our YouTube channel: http://adp.careers/DEI_Videos

The Engineering Reliability team at Lifion (ADP’s Next-Gen HCM Solution) is central to the reputation and trustworthiness of our product. We are looking for a senior architect/ engineer with strong experience in database technologies to work within the Database Reliability team. 


The team applies the practices of Site Reliability Engineering to the data owned by platform and product engineering teams, and delivers value through standardization of database operations, best practices, automation and subject-matter expertise. 




  • Support many application teams and their databases in AWS on MySQL
  • Work with developers on architecting data models.
  • Perform database administration tasks, including automation, performance monitoring and tuning, and query optimizations
  • Work to identify, design, plan, and implement architectural and operational improvements on various SQL DBMS and NoSQL technologies
  • Work with infrastructure engineers, developers, and architects to build and maintain scalable, reliable, and robust databases solutions
  • Work with security and operations to manage access control to databases
  • Monitor databases for problems and diagnose their origin
  • Identify and resolve production application issues
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties
  • Plan and provide operational oversight in large database migrations with minimal impact to customers
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems across various tiers with applications and database systems
  • Plan and provide details how to scale databases/clients horizontally when data grows without much ( or no) impact on the performance
  • Help application team to test application with 10X, 100X or 1000X data set on lower environments before hitting the new code on upper environment
  • Experience. You have 8-12 years of experience in relevant skills gained and developed in the same or similar role.



  • To be successful in this role you'll have a Bachelor's degree OR equivalent.
  • Certifications in AWS/Cloud & K8S/Containers would give you extra comfort in the role
  • Experience administering PostgreSQL databases in production
  • Experience with Terraform and Jupyter notebooks


  • 5+ years experience administering MySQL databases in production
  • Experienced in AWS Aurora and RDS MySQL
  • Strong troubleshooting and performance-tuning skills required
  • Must be able to improve SQL performance results through the use of query execution plans and other optimization tools
  • You have a strong sense of ownership, and an ability to drive tasks to completion
  • You have strong communication skills
  • Experience working in programming languages ( NodeJS, Python, bash)
  • Experience working with containers

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click https://jobs.adp.com/life-at-adp/ to learn more about ADPs culture and our full set of values.



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Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-06-25

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