We are looking for a MySQL Database Administrator to assist our growing practice. Our company provides 24 X 7 support for our customers mission critical database systems, which is possible through our proven model of Tier 3 DBAs in the U.S. and our Tier 2 teams in India. This model allows our DBAs to provide superior service to our customers, without our DBAs having to sacrifice their lives.
Influences and provides leadership beyond own projects or across multiple customers
Provides technical escalation expertise for database system problems
Provides design expertise for complex database solutions
Maintains an awareness of developments in emerging technologies and disciplines relating to present and future products and solutions through personal research, continuing education, seminars/trade shows and related activities
Increases or contributes to customer satisfaction and profitability, keeping an eye out for customer needs and or issues where we may be able to provide solutions to improve their database environments.
Promotes and enforces adoption of standards, process, and SLAs
Schedule and conduct the weekly technical review meeting with each customer where you are the Primary DBA.
Perform proactive database administration for all databases at all your clients
Automate work/jobs were appropriate and engage Support Services DBAs when needed
Take ownership and accountability for all your customers- i.e. Work for the client like you were a DBA employed at that company.
Applicants must have the following experience in order to be considered for this position:
8+ years overall IT experience, with 5+ years on MySQL and MariaDB Product Suite
Extensive experienced in MySQL 5.6/5.7/8.0 and MariaDB 10.4/10.5/10.6 both on-premises and Cloud
Has supported large enterprise environments with complex datasets
Worked in Clustered architecture like InnoDB cluster, Galera Cluster,etc.
Experience in MySQL and MariaDB Backup, Restores
Experience in Advanced Monitoring Solutions
Experience in Database migrations to the cloud
Experienced in Advanced HA Replication solutions with MySQL, MariaDB and Percona.
Experienced in RDS and Aurora MySQL support
Experience in Performance tuning in opensource databases
Database Security best practice implementations
Experience in Heterogenous migrations to MySQL/MariaDB
Experienced in Installation, Configuration and Administration of MySQL and MariaDB on Linux and Windows
Experienced in AWS, Azure,GCP and/or any cloud provider environment
Experience in data modeling, schema design and optimization
Planning and architecting database solutions
24 X 7 production support experience
Knowledge of Linux and Windows Servers
General Experience in the following other areas is required:
Worked in customer services environments or in Managed Service Providers/Professional Services Providers
Ability to work with others collectivity, as a Team
Percona Toolkits, PMM, ProxySQL, Orchestrator,Max Scale etc.
Automation using Ansible,Chef,Puppet or IaaC with Terraform/Cloud Formation,etc.
Preferable Kubernetes experience
Is able to coordinate between our DBA team and directly with the customer
Can converse with executive levels of management and user base
Open to join oncall rotation.
MySQL, MariaDB and AWS, Azure Certifications is a plus.