Database Architect

| Greater Boulder Area
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You are a top-notch, hands-on, Database Architect passionate about improving and evolving enterprise class SaaS applications to provide greater business value to our customers. In this role, you’ll work with our cross-functional engineering team, and our industry experts to design and build powerful, yet easy to use web-based SaaS applications. The DB Architect will follow and promote the latest technology patterns and best practices.


  • Work closely with the rest of the architecture team, product management and various cross functional groups in all phases of product development in order to ensure a high quality product release.
  • Acts as database subject matter expert and casts the vision for our database architecture.
  • Responsible for the performance, scalability and security of database architecture.
  • Provide data model input for future reporting considerations.
  • Provide hands-on support of development teams with database needs for new features.
  • Provide hands-on support of operations teams with database scripts, utilities, and data migrations.
  • Mentor engineering team members around modern database architecture principles, and lead by example with developing optimal data queries and functions.
  • Analyze application performance by performing regular tests and support needed refactoring.
  • Work with various engineering teams to develop and enhance standards for database design and development best practices, and tools to enforce these practices at scale..


  • Expertise at least one major relational database (preferably PostgreSQL) such as SQL Server, MySQL, Aurora, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience of architecting relational database based SaaS platforms
  • Extensive knowledge of database architecture and implementation planning and execution
  • Expert knowledge of efficient database configuration and schema design for OLTP, OLAP, DW use cases
  • Strong understanding of database query tuning and optimization
  • Experience implementing data solutions with AWS is highly desired
  • Working knowledge of at least one major non-relational database, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Couchbase, DynamoDB, etc. is preferred


  • At the top of the list is simply that you will have a voice and an impact on the success of Automox and on the security of customers like NASA, Xerox, DollarShaveClub, TripAdvisor, GE Healthcare and more.  
  • A strong proven leadership team backed by founders of Tenable, Carbon Black, RSA, AlienVault, Internet Security Systems, ThreatGrid, Phantom Cyber along with world-class venture capital.  
  • Great downtown Boulder HQ - (Walk to lunch!)
  • Downtown Parking
  • Free Eco Bus Pass - (Office is right across the street from the Boulder bus station)
  • Health/Dental/Vision/Insurance Benefits
  • Participation in Automox Incentive Stock Option Plan
  • Open vacation policy - (take what you need to stay energized)
  • Standup desks, quiet spaces, and snacks and yes… coffee.
  • Rooftop deck and amazing views (we celebrate victories both big and small)
  • Monthly team-building rituals (hikes, ice cream breaks, lunch and learns, cross-team opportunities)

Come make an impact!

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We are located in Boulder right off of Pearl Street and across the street from the bus station.

What are Automox Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
At Automox we believe work doesn't need to happen 8am-5pm. We support an asynchronous work environment where you work when and where it works best for you.
Remote Work Program
Automox is embracing a distributed culture. We are looking for the best people not the closest and believe work can be done anywhere.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
We offer employees A parking subsidy.

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Automox our biggest perk is Time. Time that you can spend with your family, friends, and community. Having flexibility to do your work and meet the other commitments in your life to be a happy healthy employee is our greatest perk. We support this through flexible PTO, flexible work schedules, and a remote first culture.

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