Friday, January 12, 2007

Opportunity for a MySQL DBA

I am looking for a MySQL Database Administrator to join my team. The position will be located at our Greenwich, Connecticut headquarters. The ideal candidate will have a mix of database technologies, predominantly MySQL, as well as a minimum of three years experience as a Database Administrator on the Linux platform.

  • Administer Backup/Recovery processes
  • Install and Configure Database Software
  • Identify and resolve performance problems.
  • Automate day-to-day tasks as needed.
  • Rotating on-duty coverage is expected.
  • Manage access to database resources

Required Skills
  • 3+ years experience as MySQL DBA in a production Linux environment.
  • 1+ years experience with MySQL 5.0.
  • 2+ years exposure to Oracle in a production or development environment.
  • Day-to-day Database Administration.
  • Backup and Recovery using InnoDB Backup, Zmanda, mysqldump.
  • MySQL Replication.
  • Ability to quickly diagnose and resolve performance using standard tools.
  • Some experience with both MySQL and Oracle partitioning.
  • Self-starter with initiative and desire to learn.
  • Ability to work quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, constructively and concisely to peers and end-users.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and drive issues to closure.

Desired Skills
  • Automation of DBA tasks (Perl, CGI, Ksh, PHP) .
  • Some experience in Oracle 10g, MySQL 5.1.
  • DR Strategies including Replication/Standby Database.
  • Supporting mission critical systems in 24x7 environment

For further consideration, candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and salary history to Please indicate you are applying for the "Database Administrator" position.


perfume-tester said...
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finance clubinc said...

Nice project. i hope you can finish it.

good work