Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Job Title: Database Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
Reference: 5_18618
Contact Name: Oscar Dsouza
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Job Published: June 18, 2018 17:46

Job Description

Our client, a Product Development firm is looking for an experienced MySQL DBA to help manage and build 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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