Database Engineer in Barcelona


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Job Description

Founded in 2012 and backed by some of the world's leading investors, Preply is a global language learning marketplace that connects 15,000 tutors with tens of thousands of students from across the globe. At Preply we believe that data is one of our main strategic resources that backups all our product and business decisions. We need your help to build a product that delivers life-changing language education to the world! Learn more about the company in the "Some more about us" section below.

  • Good understanding of SQL databases with a strong curiousness to dive into PostgreSQL.
  • Passion about working with data & databases.
  • Driven to understand the business use of the data objects, not just the implementation.
  • A strong interest in system and infrastructure engineering and a passion for staying on top of emerging data storage technologies.
  • Have a proactive and “get-things-done” attitude.
  • Strong SQL skills.
  • Expertise in problem-solving and analyzing high-loaded systems.
  • Business-oriented & data-driven person.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with DataDog, k8s, Docker, Helm.
  • Redshift, Postgresql, Redis, Kafka, RabbitMQ.
  • Experience in Web Development.

Some more about us…

Backed by some of the world’s leading investors, Preply is on a mission to shape the future of effective learning. Fueled by a belief that live engagement with a teacher is still the most effective way to learn a new skill, Preply is building a personalized learning space that will enable people to reach their goals in the fastest way possible.

Our values:

  • Human: We speak honestly and directly with compassion and radical candor. We believe every interaction should be friendly, personalized, diverse and inclusive. Above all, we believe fun should be apart of everything we do
  • Customer Obsession: We put our customers first by asking for feedback and analyzing the data to build products they love.
  • Hungry: Our will to win is unmatched. We make bold, data-informed decisions, to quickly deliver value to our customers. We dare to dream big, think like co-owners, and go the extra mile to hire others who share our champion spirit.
  • Humble: We keep our egos low, constantly learn, and trust in data to make smart decisions. We know that our knowledge is imperfect and incomplete, but not stagnant. There's always more to learn from each other, our customers, and the world around us.
  • Curious: We are lifelong learners. Our curiosity helps us to view tough situations more creatively. We kill the noise and go deep on insights. We face challenges head on, and consistently seek opportunities to learn more.
  • Hackers: We’re obsessed with our customer’s problems. We focus on what matters, design with pragmatism, and move with incredible speed to create simple, creative, and scalable solutions.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: is committed to creating an inclusive environment where people of diverse backgrounds can thrive. We believe that the presence of different opinions and viewpoints is a key ingredient for our success as a multicultural Ed-Tech company. That means that Preply will consider all applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or veteran status.


About Preply

  • Edtech

  • Brighton, MA

  • 50-200

  • 2012


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