Remote database engineer jobs

At Turing, we are looking for database engineers to establish and implement the best database engineering practices, and work on different technologies on a large scale. Here’s the best opportunity to grab remote database engineering jobs at leading Silicon Valley companies and rise quickly through the ranks.

Check out the best jobs for May 2024here

Find remote software jobs with hundreds of Turing clients

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Manage, maintain and monitor a multitude of NoSQL database clusters, ensuring obligations to SLAs
  • Manage both in-house and SaaS solutions in the public cloud
  • Diagnose, mitigate and communicate database-related issues to relevant stakeholders
  • Design and Implement best practices for planning, provisioning, tuning, upgrading, and decommissioning of database clusters
  • Maintain general backup/recovery/DR of data solutions
  • Work with the engineering and operations team to automate new approaches for scalability, reliability, and performance

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of relevant experience as a database engineer (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Extensive experience in provisioning & managing NoSQL databases
  • Working knowledge in any of the following database management systems - ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, and Hbase
  • Proficiency in at least one high-level scripting language, like Python, Bash, Perl, R, etc.
  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management using Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
  • Comfortable working with AWS and GCP
  • Hands-on development experience in Linux/Unix environments
  • Expertise in Oracle RAC, ASM, GoldenGate/ DataGuard, AWR, ASH, and LINUX
  • Familiarity with alternative DB technologies, like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • Have strong English written and verbal communication skills
  • Availability to work full-time (40 hours/week) and a 4 hour overlap with US time zone

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP stack, Load balancer, Networking is preferred
  • Oracle Certification like OCA/OCP is good to have
  • Proven ability to drive projects to completion
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced Agile environment

Interested in this job?

Apply to Turing today.

Apply now

Why join Turing?

Elite US Jobs

1Elite US Jobs

Turing’s developers earn better than market pay in most countries, working with top US companies.
Career Growth

2Career Growth

Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies.
Developer success support

3Developer success support

While matched, enjoy 24/7 developer success support.

Developers Turing

Read reviews from developers across the world and learn what it’s like working with top U.S. companies.
4.65OUT OF 5
based on developer reviews as of June 2024
View all reviews

How to become a Turing developer?

Work with the best software companies in just 4 easy steps
  1. Create your profile

    Fill in your basic details - Name, location, skills, salary, & experience.

  2. Take our tests and interviews

    Solve questions and appear for technical interview.

  3. Receive job offers

    Get matched with the best US and Silicon Valley companies.

  4. Start working on your dream job

    Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

No, you don't need to pay any taxes in the U.S. However, you might need to pay taxes according to your country’s tax laws. Also, your bank might charge you a small amount as a transaction fee.

We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

No, the service is absolutely free for software developers who sign up.

Ideally, a remote developer needs to have at least 3 years of relevant experience to get hired by Turing, but at the same time, we don't say no to exceptional developers. Take our test to find out if we could offer something exciting for you.

View more FAQs

Latest posts from Turing


In a nutshell, Turing aims to make the world flat for opportunity. Turing is the brainchild of serial A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan and Vijay, whose previous successfully-acquired AI firm was powered by exceptional remote talent. Also part of Turing’s band of innovators are high-profile investors, such as Facebook's first CTO (Adam D'Angelo), executives from Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Foundation Capital.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Turing is an equal opportunity employer. Turing prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Explore remote developer jobs

Check out the best jobs for May 2024here

Work full-time at top U.S. companies

Create your profile, pass Turing Tests and get job offers as early as 2 weeks.