Position: MySQL Database Administrator

Location: Moutain View, CA

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Setup, administer and Support MySQL databases servers for Production, QA and development

- Monitor databases for performance, bottlenecks and other issues, identify and deploy solutions

- Work with Senior DBA to maintain a scalable, reliable, and robust database

- Work with Senior DBA with the creation of policies, procedures and standards as well as documentation

- Perform appropriate backup, restoration and upgrades of database servers

- Provide assistance to development team, with the ability to recommend best practices both in code and database design

- Build database tools and scripts to automate where possible.

- Provide 24×7 support, Ready to work on Weekends and holidays, Occasional travel may be required

Required Skills:

- 4+ years MySQL experience.

- 2+ years working in a LAMP environment, particularly PHP/MySQL combination

- 2+ years Linux administration experience

- Proficient with database performance strategies

- Proficient in performance tuning MySQL and query optimization

- Experience in administration of InnoDB and MyISAM storage engines

- Experience with MySQL Replication setup and administration, with both Master-Slave and Master-Master replication.

- Experience with PHP/Perl and Bash scripting

- Candidate must have the ability to complete tasks with very little supervision and superb ability to work well with others in a team environment

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Exceptional problem-solving expertise and attention to detail

- BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Optional but a plus point

- Experience with multi-datacenter MySQL replication.

- Experience with monitoring tools such as Nagios, Munin

-  MySQL DBA Certification

Contact Information:

Robin R. Rogers
robin.rogers AT twinspires DOT com