Database Engineer takes care of all database servers in Shopee and help to deliver large scale applications of e-commerce. We are looking for people with a passion for database, programming, and architecture design. High-potential fresh graduates with no prior experience are welcome.


  • Responsible for MySQL and other relational database administrations and management (capacity planning, installation, backup, recovery, monitoring, optimizations, troubleshooting, etc).
  • Support development teams and production teams for database designs and implementations.
  • Review existing system architecture and contribute to improve on the future architecture for database stability and a maximum of performance.
  • Define and develop projects that reduce database operational costs and automate regular tasks.
  • Research and develop new technologies and approaches for building highly available data persistence systems.


  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Science or related fields.
  • Familiar with SQL and relational database theory and knowledges.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experiences with online production MySQL database operations.
  • Familiar with scripting languages (at least one of Shell/Python).
  • Familiar with Linux systems, good system troubleshooting skills.
  • Functional English (written and oral) communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, at critical situations under pressure as well as day-to-day operations.
  • Detail oriented, agile, flexible.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with shifting priorities.

Skills below are optional but preferable

  • Experience in system administration or development is preferred.

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