Contract: Data Infrastructure Engineer

Contract: Data Infrastructure Engineer

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Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace. We serve everyone from one-person startups to large, Fortune 100 enterprises with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and talent to work together in new ways that unlock their potential.

Last year, more than $3.8 billion of work was done through Upwork by skilled professionals who are gaining more control by finding work they are passionate about and innovating their careers.

This is an engagement through Upwork’s Hybrid Workforce Solutions (HWS) Team. Our Hybrid Workforce Solutions Team is a global group of professionals that support Upwork’s business. Our HWS team members are located all over the world.

Work/Project Scope:

  • Provisioning
  • Maintenance
  • Right-scaling
  • Cost-effective use
  • Create and maintain vulnerability management policies, procedures, and training


Must Haves (Required Skills):

  • Relational database management experience (Postgres/MySQL/Oracle)
  • Proficiency with database languages: SQL, PL/SQL or pgPL/SQL.
  • Technologies: Kafka / Kinesis (on-prem or managed), ElasticSearch/OpenSearch/Mongo, Redis/Memcache
  • Databases: Analytical databases like Snowflake/Clickhouse/Greenplum, data federation engines like Presto/Trino/Dremio/Athena.
  • Cloud management: Experience with Terraform (CloudFormation, Hashicorp Packer, Chef/Ansible).
  • Scripting: Strong experience with Python (preferred), shell (secondary)
  • AWS knowledge: Specifics of resource creation and policy (permissions) management.
  • On-call assistance with DB-related incidents.
  • Automation mindset: Desire and ability to automate repetitive tasks.


Upwork is proudly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   



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