Senior Database Engineer (MongoDB, NoSQL)

Job description

Combyne is a fast-growing mobile social network for creators. It's the fusion of a social platform, a game and a practical utility for combining outfits. Our community consists of millions of creators who gain confidence and joy by creating collaboratively. Combyne's vision is to digitize the usage of fashion. (Opposed to the commerce of fashion, which is already digitized)


If we succeed in digitizing the usage of fashion, we'll use the resulting data points to stop the massive overproduction in the fashion industry, which currently churns out 100 billion pieces of clothing per year for 7 billion people. The problem is so bad, some brands are burning unsold inventory. In the future, production decision should be based on data, not on guessing.

Your mission 🗺

  • You build and maintain our core architecture to serve millions of users
  • You design, scale and maintain NoSQL database solutions and strive for performance and efficiency
  • You educate engineers about best practices in database design
  • You are involved in everything related with databases - from architectural decisions to maintenance and administration
  • You perform audits of existing databases and drive improvements and optimization efforts

Job requirements

  • Due to your previous roles, you have a good understanding of MongoDB and/or other NoSQL databases
  • You have a strong interest in system and infrastructure engineering and a passion for staying on top of emerging data-storage technologies
  • Experience with SQL databases such as PostgreSQL is a plus
  • Software development skills in Node.js are a plus
  • Fan of agile environments using Scrum
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hand-on mentality
  • Desire to learn and a “quick study” with new concepts, systems and technologies

You can expect 💪

  • Shape the new era of creator-driven social networks with us
  • Be part of the new rising star in the creator economy
  • Flexible working hours and 26 days annual leave + extra leave for Christmas and New Year's Eve
  • A purposeful mission – have an impact together with us
  • Driven international team with a great mix of full-remote and in-office work culture
  • Personal development budget
  • Additional benefits such as a gym membership and workations
  • Potentially equity in the company
  • Philipp, our founder and CEO, is looking forward to your application!

Workplace: Full-remote, on-site or hybrid