Careers — Arthur Ventures
DBA / DevOps Engineer PostgreSQL at
Amsterdam, NL

What you will be doing

As a DBA and DevOps engineer at Stream you will be part of the team responsible for our AWS infrastructure. Most of your day will be spent improving our Postgresql deployment, improving monitoring and operations for performance and maintenance tasks. You will also work on AWS infrastructure and take care of monitoring, logging, security and automations.


Our team is made up of very experienced engineers, some with more than 10 years of experience. By working together you will learn from each other along the way. You will have an enormous impact on making our API service faster, more scalable and more reliable. Our AWS infrastructure spans 4 different continents and we store billions of records. For both feeds and chat we run our own distributed K/V storage written in Golang.


About you

You are an experienced PostgreSQL DBA, you are familiar with all common and advanced operations and are able to triage and solve performance problems

You have solid experience with Linux and its network stack

You have experience with hardening production servers for security and performance

You have worked with Puppet/Ansible/Chef professionally

You have a strong experience with AWS services

You have experience with Python or Go

Bonus points

Production experience with K8S

Experience scaling high traffic Websites or API services

Experience with Kafka

Raft / Etcd

Our tech stack

At Stream we use a wide collection of technologies to offer highly optimized and available features to our customers. Here is a short list of the technology that we currently use:


Go, gRPC, RocksDB, Python

Postgresql, RabbitMQ

AWS, Puppet, CloudFormation

Grafana, Graphite, ELK, Jaeger

Redis, Memcached

What we have to offer you

Stream employees enjoy some of the best benefits in the industry:


A competitive salary

Company equity

A team of exceptional engineers

The chance to work on OSS projects

A Macbook Pro and, if necessary, home office setup package

Healthy team lunches and plenty of snacks

A generous relocation package

An office in the heart of Amsterdam

The opportunity to attend or present at global conferences and meetups

The possibility to visit our office in Boulder, CO

Our culture

Stream has a casual social culture, our team is diverse and we all have different backgrounds. Our Amsterdam team is very focused: you will see us heads down coding or drawing complex charts on whiteboards, until we pop up to have a chat or play merciless games of ping pong.


Our talented developers are highly technical and collaborative, which makes Stream a great place to learn and improve your skills. When it comes to software engineering our culture is oriented towards ownership and quality: our goal is to deliver stable software.


If you are interested in becoming a part of what we do, apply now!