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Principal Data Engineer
Title:Principal Data Engineer
Location:Costa Mesa


Are you ready to slay each day in a position that perfectly suits your skills at a company that rewards passion, creativity and innovation? Because Ultra/Mint Mobile is looking for our next extraordinary Principal Data Engineer to level up our Data Services Team in Costa Mesa!

We are looking for a Principal Data Engineer that can explore new technologies, assist teams in using existing technologies. You will be responsible for providing solutions to development teams and advanced support for one or more of the following platforms: SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Aurora, or DynamoDB. You will assist in championing and integrating the technologies that are best aligned with the needs of the business.

At Ultra Mobile, you'll join a talented squad in an exciting and evolving industry that will hone your skills, nurture your growth, and offer career development opportunities abound (that means a lot!). We can offer you a fast-paced and driven working environment with challenging work, Fortune 500-style benefits, and great colleagues as well as career development opportunities.


  • Provide technical guidance to development teams, understand the impact of code changes and help developers write efficient queries
  • Provide operational support for existing database infrastructure
  • Initiate performance tuning
  • Evaluate and recommend enhancements to the current data infrastructure


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years data engineering experience
  • Exposure and aptitude with one or more database platforms including MSSQL Server and MySQL
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with architects, developers and the business on database design decisions
  • Create and update ETL code (SSIS, AWS Glue or Talend)
  • Experience mentoring other team members
  • Ability to use multiple scripting or compiled languages
  • Seasoned OLTP and Data warehouse designer
  • Knowledge of Amazon EC2/RDS (Aurora) a plus
  • Exposure to NoSQL database technologies such as MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB is a plus
  • Experience in working with Telecom data is a plus                                                                       


Ultra Mobile and Mint Mobile. Our two brands are basically the Batman and Superman of the wireless industry, saving our customers from our overpriced competitors with incredible prices and premium wireless service. We are inventors and innovators who believe in owning the outcome of everything we do, being action-based, and embracing the journey we’re on as a team.


We harness the power of innovation in the telecommunications industry with the nation’s fastest, most-advanced 4G LTE network served up at the best prices. Ultra serves the international community residing in America with low-cost plans that include unlimited global text and international calling to 80 destinations. Mint, our online only brand, is disrupting the digital sphere with big bulk savings on 3, 6 or 12-month plans catered to the domestic user. Together, both brands connect people everyday, everywhere with the click of a button…er touchscreen.

Does this position sound like someone you know? If you’re the person for the job, apply! If we don’t seem to be the right fit, refer a friend or colleague or that person that lives down the street and you can get $1,000. Just send an email to with:

  1. Your name
  2. Their resume or link to their LinkedIn page

If we hire them and they stay for 90 days, you get $1,000 dollars! For more details on restrictions and rules, please email

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