Senior Database Engineer

  • Paris
  • Full-Time
  • Start Date: 29 April 2019
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Alsid is the answer to cyber-attacks that strike companies continuously.

Founded in June 2016 by two former members of the ANSSI, experts in large-scale cyberdefense operations, Alsid redefines the way companies protect themselves from modern threats. We developed a real-time monitoring technology able to oversee the security of large-scale Active Directory infrastructures to protect them from cyberattacks.

We are experiencing a fast growth and we already count multiple Fortune 2000 companies in our portfolio. We will conquer a large part of the French market, but also expand out of our borders to gain an international market share.

Join Alsid and you will be part of a start-up on track to become an international leader in cyberdefense.

Job Description

Alsid is looking for a Senior Database Engineer having a strong expertise into the design and the evolution of highly-performant Microsoft SQL Server database in addition of a good knowledge on time series databases (such as InfluxDB).

As part of his/her missions, our database manager will work closely with the development team to design and maintain the database instance deployed into top companies in France (like Airbus, Sanofi, AXA, etc.) but also in the Cloud.


You will participate in the management and administration of every Alsid’s cloud-based and continuously integrated IT service. Your daily missions will include:

  • Design, build and improve our databases infrastructure to address performance and scaling needs in a real-time environment;
  • Work with backend developer and help them to optimize their queries, DB use case, indexes, etc.
  • Debug recurrent problems that occurs with a high volume of transaction (deadlocks, failures, poor perfomance, etc…)
  • Support DevOps team with day to day exploitation of multiple database instances and tackle various complex production constraint
  • Participate in the design and evolution of Alsid’s new products

Preferred Experience


  • 5+ years of professional experience into database engineering
  • Background in Computer Science and Engineering

Required skills :

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and its internal components
  • Noteworthy experience with high-performance production environment
  • Demonstrated capabilities in Performance Tuning and Optimization (query and memory performance optimization, management and execution plan fine-tuning, etc. )
  • Deep knowledge of databases concepts (clustering, replication, indexing, etc.)
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems
  • Familiarity with in memory or time-series database such as Redis or InfluxDB
  • Familiarity with diagnostic tools, large scale monitoring solution
  • Ability to work on cloud-oriented environment with continuous integration
  • Basic English speaking

Valuable skills :

  • Interest in cybersecurity
  • Knowledge or willing to learn virtualization environment (like VMWare)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 29 April 2019
  • Location: Paris, France (75003)
  • Experience: > 5 years