Meltano is hiring a

Senior Database Engineer


About Meltano:

Meltano's all-remote team is on a mission to enable every developer to build data-powered products without needing to manage data pipelines.

The Meltano team is building tools that simplify the process of accessing data from anywhere using a single endpoint, unlocking the power of data without having to integrate individually with dozens of APIs or become an expert in data engineering.

If you want to change the way software teams work with data and build the foundation for the next generation of data-powered products, including ML products, we'd love to hear from you.

If one of the openings below resonates, please apply! If not, please join our community on Slack or contribute on GitHub! Our public company handbook has all the details on our values, all-remote work , where we hire, compensation, benefits, and what it's like to work with us in general.


  • Deliver code to provision, configure, administer, secure, and monitor Postgres databases automatically and at scale.
  • Design and implement schemas, access control solutions, and fine-tune Postgres configuration to support a wide variety of use cases and workloads.
  • Proactively identify and resolve security risks, bottlenecks, and performance issues across dozens of Postgres databases.
  • Improve the engineering team’s collective Postgres skills and knowledge through code review, documentation, and design documents.
  • Serve as the team’s subject matter expert for all things Postgres.
  • Participate in on-call rotations with the rest of the engineering team.


  • 3+ years of experience working with, managing, and architecting Postgres databases, and the infrastructure to support them. This may include provisioning databases, controlling access to databases, handling database multi-tenancy issues, performance optimisations, and generally handling data storage systems at scale.
  • You have experience with workflows and tooling used by engineering, operations, and product teams.
  • Proficiency in CI/CD technologies such as GitHub Actions, Gitlab CI, or similar.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Python and Python testing practices.
  • Proficiency in writing unit and integration tests.
  • Proficiency in infrastructure as code with Terraform or Pulumi
  • Highly organized and able to triage and prioritize numerous issues and projects.
  • Able to succeed in a remote, globally distributed work environment.
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Ability to work with US time zones

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with AWS, and infrastructure as code (IaC) with Terraform or Pulumi.
  • Familiarity with DynamoDB.
  • Experience with an on-call rotation.
  • Experience with postgres extensions such as pg_vector and hydra_columnar
  • Remote working experience is a plus.

Important items to note:

  • Visa sponsorship is not available
  • US salary range $160,000 - $180,000

We have high aspirations and the drive to exceed them. We are optimists by nature, consider everything a "work in progress", and imagine a better future. To do this we desire to work with the best and brightest from all walks of life. We believe that diverse voices lead to better results. We continually work to build a more diverse and inclusive community by hiring globally and creating a culture that supports team and community members everywhere. 

Even if you don't feel you meet every requirement please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you!

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