Database Engineer

Do you want to grow your Database skills and challenge yourself on a variety of products? Learn more about our Database Engineer role.

Database Engineer

$ 30k USD/year  $ 15 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

We are looking for experienced and goal-oriented Database software engineers to join one of our engineering assembly line teams within our central engineering factory.

Our teams require highly skilled Database engineers (Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, and others) who are willing to be part of a high performing team where you can learn from your mentors and passion for supporting customer-facing services, processes, systems, and infrastructure.

Do you have the ambition to grow your Database skills and challenge yourself on a variety of products? If you want to learn new ideas and concepts to solve business problems, then this role may be for you.

Why Crossover?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.

As a Database engineer ($30K/year), you can expect to be a member of one of our central development and maintenance teams, to support both internal and external clients in resolving database incidents and service .

You will adhere to internal processes for incident, service request resolution and change management through proper execution and documentation. You will be responsible for developing expertise across our proprietary enterprise software products.

You will have aggressive targets to work against, and you can expect to receive frequent feedback about your performance, so you can continuously improve your productivity and the quality of your code.


To apply for a role at Crossover, you will go through a series of online tests, usually during the online hiring event. If you pass these tests, you will be offered the opportunity to participate in our four-full-time week Crossover University “Bootcamp” training program. This is elite training taught by our top instructors.

Here’s what our graduates have to say about Crossover University:

"I am very pleased to say that because of Crossover's unorthodox and unique way of transferring the knowledge through (Paired sessions, coaching sessions with CSMs), I have never been more confident in my technical skills and abilities for my role."
-Mikael F

"The CTO Bootcamp was another thing that motivated me. I wanted to see how CTOs across the globe work and learn from them."
-Javed Z

"I've been with the company since Aug (been part of the second Bootcamp) and since then I've learned SQL, databases, servers, tapes, other content management systems etc- and that's only been in 3 months. Usually when I'm in a new company, I learned a lot about their platform, their tools etc during the length of my time with them but never at this speed!."
-Monnaliza T

It is offered as soon as you want to get started. You will be compensated for 40 hrs/ week at the hourly rate for the role you are applying to. Crossover University is an excellent opportunity to learn about our culture, expectations, tools, processes, and procedures. It's an intensive and demanding program, but every graduate is guaranteed a job at the end of it.


A hiring event is a scheduled online event where all our relevant testing relating to a role is conducted on the same day. Submissions received during the event are graded the following week, and successful candidates notified if they have progressed to the next round which is an online interview with a Hiring Manager.


Work with product and vendor support technical teams to resolve production issues, troubleshooting symptoms and conduct root cause analysis with remediation plans or solutions

Evaluate all monitoring alerts and be capable of differentiating between valid and false positive alerts

Follow documented processes for troubleshooting, recovery, and service restoration processes

Work a standard 40-hr week and mostly Monday to Friday

Ensure you can maintain a daily high level of concentration and high-quality output


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering

2+ years of experience as a hands-on database developer/administrator

1+ years of practical work experience using cloud services such as AWS

Exposure to at least one of the databases - Oracle / MSSQL / MySQL

Background on Sybase and Netezza is an asset

Good knowledge of database backup and recovery, export/import, tools and techniques

Good knowledge of monitoring and tuning databases to provide high availability service

A true “roll up the sleeves and get it done” working approach

Demonstrated success as a problem solver, result-oriented, self-starter

Comfortable “working virtually” with teammates and customers around the world - We do a lot of Skype and video conferencing

Good proficiency in the English language


Learn and Use Disruptive Technologies: Crossover is your chance to learn cutting-edge new technologies in AI, Machine Learning, Big Data analysis, NLP, Cloud services etc and also know how and when to use them.

Experience the Scale and Intensity: Crossover gives you an unprecedented visibility to the top technology companies throughout the globe and gives you an opportunity to work on multi-million dollar revenue products processing millions of transactions using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes in a high-intensity environment.

Continual Improvement: With our culture of setting SMART goals, you will receive candid feedback weekly instead of waiting for quarterly or annual reviews to help you take timely corrective actions for your overall learning and development.