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Full-time MySQL DBA

at Modis, Inc. in California | CA Jobs

Bachelors Degree, DBA - MySQL
Palo Alto, CA
MySQL DBA - Remote Work
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• Database server deployment design, day-to-day operations, including monitoring and performance tuning
• Work closely with the architects and developers to develop superior processes, tools, and techniques related to data access, availability, replication, monitoring, performance and archival, including details such as schema optimization, query, cache and index optimization
• Formulation, management and execution of data test strategies, plans and delivery commitments to support business and project efforts.
• Implement and test best practice backups, replication and restores
• Act as a subject matter expert and liaison between teams to help understand cross-functional requirements and contribute to discussions and planning as required to make those goals into reality, whilst maintaining the performance and availability expected of a high-profile public cloud offering.
• Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology
• Maintain up-to-date documentation on deployments and processes and run books
• Report on operational status at both a tactical and strategic level, including key-performance indicators
• Experience in triage, troubleshooting and response in a 24x7 production environment and staff on-call rotation
• Participate in the design and delivery of complex systems and network solutions.
• Participate in the design and implementation of system-level and service-level monitoring solutions
• Deliver project milestones and tasks assigned by manager on schedule, communicating progress regularly.
• Support our 24x7 production environment and staff on-call rotation
• Communicate effectively with management, co-workers and business partners.
• May require evening and weekend work as needed to support business
Skills, Education and Experience
• Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
• Minimum 4 years experience as a database administrator in a role with responsibility for installation, maintenance, tuning, security and high availability of database server infrastructures.
• Minimum 4 years experience working as a database engineer with database technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, DB2 or equivalent.
• Minimum 3 years experience working in Linux or UNIX hosted database environment
• Minimum 3 years experience with open source software such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and Linux
• Hands-on experience with installation and administration of various database servers
• Strong familiarity with scripting languages; preference given to Ruby, Python and Shell
• Experience with designing, deploying and maintaining monitoring solutions using Open Source tools (e.g; Nagios, Munin, Reconnoiter, Graphite)
• Strong familiarity with source control systems such as Git and ticketing systems such as JIRA, Bugzilla
• Strong familiarity with large-scale distributed system and transactional designs
• Proven results oriented person with a delivery focus and demonstrated ability to achieve in a highly innovative environment.
• Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities.
• Strong technical vision.
• Strong presentation and leadership skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to effectively convey messages via presentation to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Nice to haves
• Experience with Percona toolkit and Server
• Experience with configuration management systems such as Chef, Puppet or CFEngine
• Experience with database and schema performance tuning
• Familiarity or experience in a DevOps environment
For consideration, please send your resume in MS Word to

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