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Data Operations Engineer

Database/Systems Administration | New York, NY

Job Description

The role of DBA at Vimeo is growing with the company toward Big Data. MySQL still remains a critical part of our infrastructure, but we're beginning to rely on Vertica for analytics and Hadoop for log storage and huge structured data. Join Vimeo as a Data Operations Engineer!


  • Manage MySQL and Vertica databases, keeping them highly available and responsive 24x7
  • Manage the performance and operations of Vimeo's Hadoop cluster
  • Prototype and evaluate new technologies for data storage
  • Work closely with engineers to address database-related site performance issues
  • Work closely with engineers to design scalable, highly available, responsive data storage solutions for new features
  • Manage and improve backup and recovery procedures for MySQL and Vertica databases
  • Capacity planning


  • 3+ years' experience administering large MySQL databases
  • 5+ years' experience administering Linux servers
  • Expertise tuning Linux for MySQL
  • Experience benchmarking and evaluating servers
  • Experience benchmarking hardware and capacity planning
  • Understanding of the issues surrounding high-traffic websites and scalability


  • Experience with Vertica, Hive, and/or Hbase (training will be provided)

What it's like to work at Vimeo!


Vimeo is the high-quality video platform for creative people around the world. Vimeo was founded in 2004 by filmmakers who wanted a fun and easy way to share their work and moments from their lives. We remain true to that mission by continually striving to help people with a wide range of passions share the things they create and care about. Today, Vimeo reaches a monthly audience of over 90 million creators and viewers — and we’re growing bigger every day. Vimeo is made with love by a highly ambitious, ridiculously innovative, and certifiably hilarious team based in New York City, and we’d love for you to be a part of it.