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Junior Database Engineer, Platform - TuneIn

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Job Title
Junior Database Engineer, Platform
Job Location
Lviv - Hybrid
Job Description

At TuneIn, we are reinventing radio for a connected world with live sports, up-to-the-minute news, curated music, millions of podcasts, and over 120,000 streaming radio stations—streamed to tens of millions of customers through our mobile and web apps, and our unmatched platform of hundreds of consumer device and service integrations. From smartphones to smart speakers to electric cars, TuneIn delivers live and on-demand audio from voices you trust wherever you want to listen.  

Location:  Lviv, Ukraine (Remote from Lviv, Ukraine) 

The Role

TuneIn, a leading provider of audio streaming services, is seeking an experienced Junior Database Engineer to join our Platform Engineering team. The Platform Engineering team is integral to managing our production tools, including AWS, CloudFlare, and GitHub self-hosted runners. This role will focus on designing, implementing, and maintaining OLTP database systems, ensuring optimal database performance through proactive monitoring, troubleshooting, and tuning.

Join our dynamic team at TuneIn and play a crucial role in developing and implementing database policies and procedures to maintain database integrity and availability. You will collaborate closely with platform engineers, infrastructure engineers, and other IT staff to meet business requirements, and provide on-call support for critical database issues and performance bottlenecks.

If you're a proactive problem solver with a passion for technology and a dedication to customer satisfaction, we encourage you to apply.


  • Assist in designing, implementing, and maintaining OLTP database systems.
  • Ensure optimal database performance through proactive monitoring, troubleshooting, and tuning.
  • Participate in developing and implementing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases.
  • Work closely with platform engineers, infrastructure engineers, and other IT staff to meet business requirements.
  • Provide on-call support for critical database issues and performance bottlenecks.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience with database administration, development, or engineering.
  • Strong understanding of MySQL database management.
  • Knowledge of database design principles, query optimization, and performance tuning specific to OLTP systems.
  • Experience with SQL and scripting languages.
  • Experience with Version Control Systems (Github or GitLab).
  • Familiarity with database security practices and disaster recovery techniques.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of cloud services (AWS) related to database hosting and management.
  • Experience in a DevOps environment.
  • Experience with other popular programming languages (Python, Go-Lang).


  • Excel in communication of all forms; as adept a listener as a speaker
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships inside and outside of your team
  • Think, plan, and manage strategically, balancing technology and business demands, without losing sight of the essential tactical details
  • Creatively problem-solve and see your solutions through to successful implementation
  • Embrace change and are highly adaptable
  • Take pride in your work and share your knowledge with others
  • Act as a trusted leader and a lifelong learner
  • Embody TuneIn’s values.

Our Perks: 

  • Health and Wellness Reimbursement
  • Accounting Reimbursement Program
  • Continuous Learning Support
  • Connectivity Allowance
  • Technology Provision
  • Home Office Upgrade Assistance
About TuneIn
TuneIn, the world’s leading live audio service, brings together live radio, sports, news, music, podcasts, and audiobooks from around the globe. With more than 75 million monthly active users, TuneIn is one of the world's most widely used audio platforms. TuneIn broadcasts over 100,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations. With premier distribution across 200 platforms and connected devices including Tesla and Alexa, TuneIn empowers listeners to hear what they love wherever they are, including exclusive commercial-free stations from the minds of folks like Garth Brooks. TuneIn Premium subscribers get additional exclusive access to commercial-free news from top networks like CNN, Fox News Radio, MSNBC, and Bloomberg, as well as live, can't-miss F1, MLB, NHL, and college sports. For more information, please visit us at Tunein.com or follow us on Instagram, or X.
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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
TuneIn is reinventing radio for a truly connected world by celebrating the human voice. We're an audio leader with a workforce as inclusive as our global audience. By offering unparalleled diversity of perspectives we connect people to the conversations that are most meaningful to them.  We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within TuneIn. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel. 
For US-based candidates only We encourage you to please complete our self-identification questionnaire.  This information is kept completely anonymous and not shared with any member of our interview team.  Self-identification is an important tool that provides an avenue for us to anonymously share our diversity data so that we can implement strategies to continuously improve in building a culture that supports all employees, and measure our progress.

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TuneIn Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

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TuneIn Company Size

Between 200 - 500 employees

TuneIn Founded Year


TuneIn Total Amount Raised


TuneIn Funding Rounds

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  • Series G

    $43,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $50,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $25,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $16,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $6,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $852,231 USD

  • Series A

    $500,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $1,570,000 USD

  • Series A

    $1,400,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $1,600,000 USD

  • Angel

    $700,000 USD