Akuna Capital - Database Architect (US Remote or Chicago)

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Database Architect – Remote (US) or Chicago

About Akuna:

Akuna Capital is an innovative trading firm with a strong focus on collaboration, cutting-edge technology, data driven solutions and automation. We specialize in providing liquidity as an options market-maker – meaning we are committed to providing competitive quotes that we are willing to both buy and sell. To do this successfully we design and implement our own low latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models.

Our Founding Partners, including Akuna’s CEO Andrew Killion, first conceptualized Akuna in their hometown of Sydney. They opened the firm’s first office in 2011 in the heart of the derivatives industry and the options capital of the world – Chicago. Today, Akuna is proud to operate from additional offices in Sydney, Shanghai, and Boston.

What you’ll do as a Database Architect at Akuna:

We are seeking a Database Architect looking for an exciting and challenging career at our top trading firm.  This person will lead all efforts across database design, deployment, maintenance, and monitoring. They will apply their expertise to automation of complex daily tasks, identifying and installing tools necessary to ensure operational success, and use creativity to design and build Akuna’s next generation global database environment. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, and able to take ownership of projects and problems with minimal supervision. In this role, you will:  

  • Architect and administer Akuna’s diverse database systems infrastructure, spanning on-prem and cloud environments
  • Lead end-to-end availability, performance monitoring, and capacity planning for Postgres and other database platforms
  • Analyze client queries for performance bottlenecks and partner with development teams to optimize and improve database usage
  • Research new hardware/software solutions, improving upon existing DB infrastructure
  • Mentor Systems and DevOps staff on database use and administration best practices and procedures
  • Own and evolve our backup/restore HA & BCP implementation

Qualities that make great candidates:

  • 5+ years of administration and architecting on-prem and cloud RDBMs such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, and Aurora, preferably in high-availability environments
  • Deep understanding of query plans and SQL statement tuning
  • Database capacity planning and trend analysis experience
  • Demonstrated experience in educating developers on optimal client SQL queries and query and schema design best practices
  • Desire to own and improve database schema, role, client connection, and change management best practices
  • Familiarity with open-source database monitoring and performance analysis tools
  • Comfortable in the Linux environment: command line, shell script basics, and system performance monitoring
  • Comfortable with configuration management systems, such as Ansible and Terraform, and a general Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) approach
  • CockroachDB or YugabyteDB administration and architecture experience is a plus
  • Experience with timeseries database systems (e.g. InfluxDB, TimescaleDB) a plus
  • C/C++ and/or Python experience a plus

Please apply directly on our careers page at https://grnh.se/d7bf66dc1us.

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