About Tamara

Tamara is the leading shopping and payments platform in Saudi Arabia and the GCC region, with a mission to empower people in their daily lives and revolutionize how they shop, pay, and bank. The company was founded by serial entrepreneur Abdulmajeed Alsukhan along with his partners Turki Bin Zarah and Abdulmohsen Al Babtain. Tamara operates out of its headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and has offices in the UAE, Egypt, Germany, and Vietnam. Our large, dedicated team of professionals continues to grow as we expand our reach and impact.

Serving millions of users and partnering with thousands of merchants, Tamara collaborates with leading global and regional brands such as SHEIN, Jarir, noon, IKEA, H&M, and Farfetch, as well as local small and medium businesses. The company is backed by SNB Capital and Sanabil Investments, a wholly-owned company by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), Checkout.com, Coatue, Shorooq Partners, and Endeavor Catalyst, among others.

About the Role

As a part of the Core Infra Vertical, the Platform Engineering team works collaboratively with teams across the organization to drive product initiatives and platform projects forward. By setting the standard of what's possible, the Platform Engineering team pushes the boundaries and helps teams deliver unique experiences to our customers in new and exciting ways. Working with teams on major projects and initiatives, the Platform Engineering team offers the ability to work on many projects across the engineering organization and make an impact at a global scale.

Your Responsibilities

  • Database Maintenance: Managing large datasets 
  • Troubleshooting: For problems related to databases, clusters and replication
  • Stakeholder Management: Collaborating closely with development and infrastructure teams to assist with SQL Tuning

Your Expertise

  • Knowledge of databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and other RDBMS.
  • Advanced MySQL knowledge and MySQL replication
  • Familiarity with Managed cloud DB system such as OCI, GCP And AWS
  • Good knowledge of MySQL architecture and experience in optimizing server parameters for optimal performance.
  • Experience working with large databases.
  • Ability to tune queries and suggest appropriate performance improvement measures.
  • Experience in database security and access control
  • Experience with database performance monitoring and optimization
  • Understanding of data backup and restoration processes.
  • Knowledge of Redis will be advantage
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux and Relational Databases.
  • Quick learner with the ability to adapt to new technologies.

Join the revolution

Tamara is a vibrant hub of exceptional individuals worldwide, with over 40+ nationalities committed to working with the broadest talent pool possible. We're proud of the wealth of cultural backgrounds that shape our teams, ensuring every experience is acknowledged and celebrated. 

We seek self driven individuals, fuelled by curiosity, ready to take control of their professional and personal development. We’re creating a place where possibilities are for the taking through career mobility, mentoring and cross-border collaboration. This approach has earned us a spot as one of the competitive tech companies to work for.

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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