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Airtable Database Coordinator

Blue Ocean Barns

Blue Ocean Barns

California, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2023
About Blue Ocean Barns
Blue Ocean Barns, Inc. (BOB) is a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation on a mission to solve the climate impact of cattle by working with farmers and food companies to commercialize and rapidly scale the production and use of our proprietary, algae-based livestock feed ingredient. Originally launched in the heart of Silicon Valley, the company has since established operations on the Big Island of Hawai'i and San Diego. We are a well-resourced, professionally managed, and rapidly growing company looking for diverse and exceptionally talented people who are motivated to make a meaningful impact on climate change.
Overview of the Role
BOB commercially cultivates the tetrasporophyte phase of Asparagopsis taxiformis, a filamentous red alga. At each stage of the cultivation and post-harvest process we collect a wide range of data to characterize the production process that are stored in an Airtable database. We utilize all aspects of Airtable and are seeking a candidate with knowledge in this field who knows Javascript programming and data engineering best practices that can grow with us as we continue to scale.

Essential Responsibilities

  • We are seeking a candidate who is an experienced database admin and interested in data engineering who can independently handle, after onboarding:
  • Airtable Automation's Maintenance and Adaptation:
  • Maintaining and documenting of existing Automations
  • Most of our Automations rely heavily on JavaScript
  • Development and adapting of new Forms and/or Automations as needs arise within Operations
  • Assessing and Repairing Airtable Automation Scripts for reliability, repeatability and scalability
  • Creation of user tutorials and/or documentation for Forms and Automations
  • Creation of unit testing for JavaScript Automations
  • Airtable Data Maintenance:
  • Correcting data entry mistakes as necessary across multiple Tables
  • Archiving, backup of relevant data
  • Designing, conducting, and improving data audits and quality checks
  • Improving table and field descriptions
  • Airtable Administration:
  • Onboarding new employees granting, & changing as appropriate, Airtable user access levels
  • Termination of accounts when employees leave the organization
  • Oversight of invoices and billing
  • Scaling Airtable with Future Expansions:
  • Leverage skills across multiple bases
  • Creating new dual-synced bases, that communicate over Airtable Scripts, as production and operations expands

Experience & Abilities

  • Database design or admin (2+ years, required -- Airtable preferred)
  • JavaScript programming (Backend focused, required -- experience with Airtable Automation's Scripting preferred)
  • SQL experience (1 year, preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (required)
  • Location: Remote -- United States of America (required), preference for those based in San Diego County
  • Language: Preference for those bi-lingual in English & Spanish
Employment Policy
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.