MySQL DBA

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Date Posted: Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Job Location: New York, NY
Pay Rate: 180000
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: MySQL, OLTP, DSS, good working knowledge of Shell Scripts, Perl or Python

Job Description:

MySQL DBA
New York, NY - USA

The Role:
The DBA team is looking to add a self-motivated, highly-experienced MySQL Database Administrator. The DBA team is responsible for tasks such as project management, development of best practices and repeatable procedures for deploying databases, day-to-day operational activities including break/fix, capacity management, backup and recovery, database replication setup/management and ongoing database change reviews. The team also builds and maintains large-scale and very high transactional MySQL databases on Linux platform.
Join the MySQL DBA team in a fast paced, rapidly growing MySQL environment with growth opportunities and freedom to help set direction for overall firm database infrastructure.

Responsibilities:
Managing large scale MySQL databases
Managing high transactional MySQL databases servicing OLTP and DSS applications
Solid understanding of MySQL internal architecture, demonstrated experience with MySQL database design, implementation, performance tuning, and capacity planning
Project management and customer interaction
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with enterprise backup and recovery strategies
Experience in database software management (patch and version management)
Good scripting ability and good working knowledge of Shell Scripts, Perl or Python

Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience with Open Source/Linux development and production environments
Hands on experience with designing and implementing database replication strategies
Experience in designing and automating repetitive processes
5 years plus working with MySQL technology. Certified MySQL DBA is a plus
Possess creative ability, credibility, self-confidence and independence
Good team player with strong analytical, communication and troubleshooting skills
Able to work under pressure and multi-task
Pro-active, dedicated, committed and responsible

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