Senior MySQL DBA

new york, NY

Post Date: 06/28/2018 Job ID: 10929124 Industry: IT Perm
High volume digital media company is looking for a  Senior MySQL Database Administrator. The Database  team is responsible for the overall health of databases including backup/recovery, deployments, performance tuning and installations.
What will you be doing:
·   Working with various database technologies (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Vertica)
·   Participating in all stages of database related work, like deployments, provisioning hosts, backup/recovery, patching and upgrades
·   Automating DB task through tools and scripting
·   Developing high-availability solutions for 24/7 applications
·   Participating in database operation' s on-call rotation
·   Working with developers and product managers to deliver innovative products and services in the health care industry
·   Having fun working with a highly technical and friendly team

What you need for this position (Minimum Requirements): 
·   4+ years of experience as a database administrator using at least one of the following database technologies -   MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL,
·   Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or Technology, or a total of at least 9 years' experience in IT.
·   Strong database skills in area of troubleshooting, tuning and designing
·   Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
·   Solid understanding of backup and recovery strategies
·   Hands on experience with high availability technologies for database platforms
·   Ability to learn and adapt to new database technologies from different vendors
·   Strong interpersonal skills, must be a team player, detail oriented and customer service driven
Nice to have skills:
·   Automation and scripting experience using Chef and Ruby
·   Solid programming experience using Python 
·   Experience with various monitoring tools (Circonus,   Solarwinds, or Splunk etc.)
·   Experience with managing more than one database technology is a big plus

Dan Goldberg

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