Database Reliability Engineer

Software Development team

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We are looking for a passionate Database Reliability Engineer to join the SRE Team, to help us maintain and grow the resources to deliver the best time tracking tool to hundreds of thousands of users daily around the globe. The salary for this position is €70,000 annually. You can work from anywhere in the world.

About the team

Toggl is a fully remote group that provides a set of productivity tools built with stress management in mind. We’ve been around the block for more than 10 years and we’re serious about remote working and better work management. Our existing products have already gained significant traction and are used by millions of professionals worldwide. We are dedicated to creating innovative solutions that empower individuals and teams to work smarter, more efficiently, and with better focus. We believe in the power of technology to transform the way people work and are committed to fostering a positive and inclusive work culture.

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The role

As part of the SRE Team, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Helping us maintain, scale and monitor our PostgreSQL Databases in the Cloud to achieve a highly reliable platform.
  • Working alongside DB and Backend Engineers to optimize our current databases.
  • Mentoring other engineers across teams to increase the quality of our product and translate business requirements into sustainable database solutions.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you are passionate about technology and enjoy monitoring, automating and creating/maintaining tools.

In particular, we are looking for:

  • Experience managing PostgreSQL Databases
  • Great experience debugging and improving SQL Queries;
  • Experience in Networking, Cloud, Security and Monitoring;
  • Knowledge of technologies like Bash and Terraform;
  • Collaboration, communication, and ownership are key from day one.

Bonus points for:

  • Knowledge of Ansible;
  • Knowledge in other areas, like Google Cloud Platform, OLAP, Orchestration, CI/CD, Prometheus and Grafana.


  • Freedom to choose when and how much you work—we only measure results
  • 24 days of paid time off a year, plus your local holidays
  • In-person meetups for team-building (expenses covered)
  • 4-6 weeks paid sabbatical (depending on tenure)
  • Laptop budget up to 2,500€ and it renews every 3 years
  • €2,000 budget to set up your home office and an additional €300 every year after 3 years of tenure
  • €3000 per year for co-working space membership and/or internet service at home
  • €4,000 per year contribution to use for training, workshops, and conferences
  • €2,000 per year contribution for any equipment or services to improve and/or maintain your physical and mental health
  • Support for buying tools you need for doing your best work (even eyeglasses if you need a new pair)