Engineering Manager, Database / NoSQL

New York, New York, United States

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We are seeking a talented engineering manager to lead the Database Engineering team at Two Sigma. The Database Engineering team operates the most critical database systems which are integrated tightly with Two Sigma’s highly parallel research environment and core live trading systems. We are also developing new database services and solutions to further scale our research platform. As the team Engineering Manager, you will be charged with all aspects of the development and operations of database systems to enable high availability, continuous scaling and performance improvement. You will also define the long-term strategy and technical direction for structured storage. The challenge, complexity, and impact of your role will grow substantially as we scale our research and trading systems to remain at the forefront of an industry where latencies are approaching zero and the depth and breadth of relevant data sources is growing exponentially.

Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Lead a team of talented database engineers in developing new database services and operating critical database systems, including provisioning, performance tuning, security, etc.

  • Handling complex situations in collaboration and risk management.

  • Mentor team members on technical skills and career development, while raising the bar in operational excellence and system automation.

  • Research and explore new database technologies or tools to improve our database infrastructure’s manageability, scalability and productivity.

Requirements Include:

  • 7+ years of development experience in large and complex distributed systems (with Java, C++ or Python)

  • 4+ years of experience in team mentoring and management experience

  • Hands on experience with NoSQL systems such as HBase, MongoDB, or Cassandra

  • Strong system automation, operational excellence and best practice in database systems

  • Experience delivering large scale products with multiple dependencies in the distributed system or storage arena

  • Experience in relational databases (preferred PostgreSQL) for performance critical and highly available systems

  • Experience with Public Cloud database technologies (e.g. RDS, RedShift, BigTable) is a plus

  • Strong relationship building skills with customer service focus

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