Incube8 Pte Ltd
Country : Singapore
  • Full-time

Senior Database Engineer

About us:

We’re an International company with 10 years experience launching successful startups. We have a portfolio of 5 very profitable social networking and online dating websites. These sites have been featured in CNN, ABC, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes etc. We started a new team in Singapore last year, focused on bringing more exciting products to markets and expanding our existing products to the SEA market.

Unlike most start-ups, we are not tied to just 1 idea and 1 product. We have the funds, we are an incubator constantly looking for creative solutions to customer problems. We implement the ideas we believe in and see which one takes off. We don’t put all our hopes on 1 product. We put our hopes on 1 great team.

You are:

Autonomous & team player. You can work independently or in the team.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
Eager to learn new things and take initiatives.
Driver (yes, not just driven, driver). You can take a project from start to launch.
Excited by new ideas. Exudes entrepreneurial spirit.
Join us now and be part of an amazing team! We love to create a difference and have a lot of fun doing it.


Casual and fun. Movies, karaokes, off sites and cruises. (yes, profitability has its perks)
High visibility. Your opinions are heard. Your contributions affect the whole business.
High impact. Have an idea? Talk to the founder to get it funded and lead its implementation.
Rewarding. Profit sharing program, on top of yearly bonuses.Tremendous opportunity to learn and grow.
Travel opportunities.


  • Perform tuning of problematic sql queries and in stabilizing the environment
  • Write advanced MySQL statements and migrations for databases with multi-million row tables
  • Design, architect and refactor new and existing schemas
  • Work closely with internal I.T. and Dev teams throughout the planning, building and deployment process
  • Test, optimize, troubleshoot and fine-tune database queries for maximum efficiency
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of database internals and data structures
  • Fulfils user requests ranging from access control, backup, restore, refresh to non-production to performance tuning
  • Install, monitor, and maintain MySQL Server software, implement monitoring and alerting, implement backup and recovery processes
  • Online Schema Changes using MySQL features and Percona tools
  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL


  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years Database Administration experience for MySQL (5.6 and 5.7)
  • 3+ years experience with optimizing and fine-tuning database queries for maximum efficiency for databases with multi-million row tables
  • Expert knowledge in tuning and modifying queries wherever required.
  • Experience on working with Percona tools
  • Advanced technical understanding of SQL Triggers, Procedures and Functions
  • Scripting skills in Bash, Python and/or PHP a plus
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL is a plus
  • Knowledge on data analytics tools like Looker is an added advantage.
  • Experience in JIRA and Agile Methodologies a plus
  • Good team player with a strong willingness to participate and help others.
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; High sense of urgency.


5500 - 7000 SGD

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