MySQL Database Expert

Tallinn, Harju County, Estonia Full-time

We are looking for an experienced MySQL Database specialist to join our Product team either in Tallinn or Tartu.

Taxify is one of the fastest growing startups in the world with over 10M happy customers in 25+ countries, from Europe to Mexico to Africa. We’re building a ride-hailing app to connect millions of riders and drivers around the world to make travel easier, quicker and more reliable.

Let’s build the future of transportation together!



You will be:

  • Administering and monitoring Taxify’s growing MySQL compatible databases
  • Automating database related tasks
  • Executing complicated large table ALTER-s and batch UPDATE-s
  • Proactively search the ways to optimize database workloads
  • Helping and consulting Developers teams how to properly use SQL


You have:

  • 5+ years of experience in MySQL compatible databases
  • Good understanding of InnoDB engine
  • Good understanding of replication / HA solutions
  • Experience with online schema change tools (Percona Toolkit / Gh-ost)
  • Good English and communication skills


Extra credits for:

  • Bug reports or patch submissions to any of MySQL related projects
  • Experience with MySQL orchestrator / ProxySQL
  • Experience with database level sharding / partitioning solutions
  • Experience with other database engines (TokuDB, MyRocks, …)
  • Experience with Galera / MySQL Group Replication
  • Experience with Percona Management and Monitoring / Query Analytics
  • Experience with Ansible / Terraform and in scripting languages (Python/Perl)
  • Experience with Go / C++


Benefits of working in Taxify:

  • Motivating compensation – motivational base pay and company stock options
  • No corporate BS – we’re moving too fast for that
  • Amazing personal growth experience at one of the fastest-growing startups in Europe
  • Working with a motivated and talented international team, plus regular team events
  • Flexible working hours – as long as you get the work done
  • Monthly Taxify credit – both for work and leisure rides
  • Impactful work – you’ll have a rare opportunity to build a product literally used by millions of people across the world

If you want to join the next success story of Europe from Estonia, please apply!

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