Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Job Title: Database Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
Reference: 5_25618
Contact Name: Sailee Bandekar
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2018 16:41

Job Description

We're assisting our client in looking for an experienced MySQL Database Administrator to help manage and build out their database environment. 

  • Deploy, administer, and maintain production MySQL databases and their lower environment counterparts
  • Troubleshoot, monitor, and optimise performance issues, such as queries or processes.
  • Collaborate with Engineering teams on database schema design and performance.
  • Deploy schema changes to production databases.
  • Participate in 24/7 DBA team on-call rotation for production databases.
  • Be highly motivated and maintain a positive, 'can-do' attitude in a fast moving start-up
Required Skills:
  • 3+ years of production MySQL database administration (5.5+) in a live-traffic, large replicated database environment.
  • Good understanding of MySQL architecture and management, and InnoDB storage engine
  • Critical thinker and problem solver, with good attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills for working with various international teams (US, India, Germany, UK)
  • Self-starter and quick learner, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficient with Linux variants like CentOS/RHEL
  • Team player with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a range of stakeholders
Good to have:
  • Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in relevant fields
  • Understanding of the software development life-cycle
  • Keen eye and foresight to anticipating potential performance/problem areas
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools and Big Data are a plus
  • Experience with AWS Redshift, Hadoop technologies, Pentaho (now Hitachi Vantara)
  • Knowledge/experience with Continuent Tungsten, or other replication/clustering technology.
  • Experience with Multi-site Active-active database topologies.

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