MySQL Database Administrator

MySQL Database Administrator

Job Code: 0901
Job Location: Austin, Texas
Zip Code: 73301
Job Category/Title: Database Architect
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Mid Level
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: Video Conferencing
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 5-10 year(s)
Job Description: Description: The Expert MySQL Database Administrator architects, creates, maintains, designs, monitors and troubleshoots client databases. They use specific relational database management systems, develop and implement database recovery mechanisms and procedures, and coordinate security measures to safeguard database integrity.

What you will do:
Bring deep prior experience to organize and define work for complex or ambiguous situations
Architect complex enterprise database solutions
Installation and configuration, and automation of those functions, of database software and related products
Plans, automates and implements Database backup and recovery
Capacity planning & system-level architecture
OS/Storage/DB configuration and optimization
Database security checks and audits, including compliance-related reporting & controls
Work with database vendor support to resolve challenges as needed
Define and maintain quantitative SLAs and helping enhance current service levels
Database creation, configuration, and upgrades, and automation of those functions
Apply patches as needed for security and bug fixes
Lead complex troubleshooting and repairs
Database tuning (proactive and reactive)
Maintaining specialized environments such as log shipping, replication, cluster-based instances, etc.
SOP (Std. Operating Procedure) definition & automation
Disaster recovery/failover services
Participation in On-call Rotation

What you will need:
Typically requires a minimum of 8+ years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 5+ years and a Master's degree
Complex Problem Solving Skills
Effective and Clear Communication and Documentation Skills
Ability to Multi-task
Deep knowledge and experience with Clustering techniques and technologies
Deep knowledge and experience with Replication techniques and technologies
Deep knowledge and experience with UNIX and Windows Shell and related scripting languages (Bash, Korn, Perl, Python, PHP)
Expert at Database Administration, Security, Capacity Planning, Disaster Recovery and Performance Tuning
In-depth Logical/Physical Database Design
Ability to work independently

What will set you apart:
Understands the competitive landscape from both a business and technical perspective
Percona XtraDB or Galera Clustering and Replication
Percona XtraBackup
Veritas or Redhat Active/Passive Clustering and related tools
MySQL 5.6 Certification
Additionally Experienced in one or more of the following database management systems: Oracle RAC and/or DataGuard, SQL Server AlwaysOn, MongoDB, Cassandra
Job Expiry Date: March 3, 2016
Telecommute: No
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