MySql Database Administrator

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Austin, TX
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Q2 is seeking a MySQL Database Administration to join the existing team of experienced DBA’s who are responsible for the support of a number of databases, principally MS SQL Server and Postgresql. The successful candidate will become involved in databases throughout their lifecycle from project inception to ongoing support, working with the Q2 software development teams for deployment. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Perform monitoring, administration, repair and maintenance of the MySQL databases within the customer hosted environments 

  • Actively contribute to the configuration, layout and performance tuning of the production infrastructure 

  • Respond to service requests and troubleshoot issues as needed 

  • Assist with customer implementations and upgrades 

  • Support requests for unscheduled Database backups and restores 

  • Attend and actively participate in weekly meetings 

  • Participate in rotating 24x7 “on call” support coverage for data center related issues 

  • Perform maintenance related activities during scheduled weekend maintenance windows. 

  • Prepare and conduct system and programming tests requiring interfacing of hardware and software 

  • Responsible for ensuring that all security, availability, confidentiality and privacy policies and controls are adhered to 

  • Create and update existing documentation of processes and procedures in support of administration tasks 

  • Participate in capacity management, expansion and growth planning 

  • Passion to learn Postgresql databases

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EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE: 

  • 5-8 years’ experience as a DBA of MySQL in a 24/7 production environment including backup recovery, replication, high availability, designing and managing schema, monitoring diagnosing and optimizing database performance 

  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot database-related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space, and other resource contention issues 

  • Working knowledge of SQL and Linux, ability to write scripts 

  • Must be able to exercise judgment within defined procedures to determine appropriate action 

  • Must have strong organizational and multi-tasking skills to prioritize workload in a fast paced environment 

  • Familiarity with Agile Development Practices 

  • Knowledge of high availability, disaster recovery and replication solutions and best practices 

  • Knowledge of Cassandra and MongoDB a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent 

  • Certifications or an interest in pursuing certification is a plus.

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