Database Engineers take 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.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for banking database administration and management (capacity planning, installation, backup, recovery, monitoring, security, compliance, optimizations, troubleshooting, etc).  
  • Support the development team for database designing, creating, optimizing and troubleshooting.
  • Review existing software 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. 
  • Develop and deliver documentations and training courses of database best practices.
  • Research and develop new technologies and approaches for building data persistence systems with high availability and performance.


  • Bachelor's degree in information system, information technology, computer science, or related.
  • In-depth knowledge of  SQL (Structured Query Language) and relational database high availability and performance tuning.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as DBA in banking or fi┬Ěnancial fields.
  • Good working experience of at least 1 database technology: SQL Server/PostgreSQL/Oracle/MySQL.
  • Extensive experience with programming in at least one of Python/Java/Golang.
  • Extensive experience with Linux system operations and Shell scripting.
  • Good in English and Mandarin, strong written and verbal skills.  

Skills below are preferable:

  • 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.
  • Fast learner, willing to learn and work on multiple database techniques.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills, able to work both independently and as part of a team.

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