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MySQL DBA – CONTRACT – San Francisco, CA

MySQL DBA Skills & Requirements:

  • Expert experience administering medium to large 64-bit MySQL databases in a 24x7 enterprise SAN based multi-data center environment, including compile , installation, configuration, backup, recovery and tuning
  • Hands on experience with Percona MySQL distribution
  • Expert experience with both MyISAM and InnoDB engines
  • Expert in MySQL replication setup and administration 
  • Expert Linux/UNIX configuration, performance tuning and shell scripting 
  • Expert in planning and executing MySQL version upgrades
  • Expert SQL statement tuning
  • Expert in configuring MySQL backups
  • Expert in storage solutions including SAN and NAS
  • Experience with multiple data center migrations and new hardware 
  • Ability to take ownership and demonstrate leadership to ensure project success
  • Proven ability to work in global environments with counterparts in remote offices 

  • Bachelors degree
  • MySQL DBA Certification

MySQL DBA Job Summary:

  • Compile, install, configure and validate Percona MySQL 5.6.16 running on RHEL 6
  • Migrate InnoDB, MyISAM and MyISAM compressed databases within scheduled outage windows
  • Set up and tune replication
  • Set up and implement advanced security at both OS and Database level
  • Implement database disk based backups
  • Performance tuning for queries and ETL
  • Create Cron Jobs
  • Linux and IO validation and performance trouble shooting
  • Implement Percona tools and Enterprise Monitor 
  • Create and update multiple shell scripts to support DBA, ETL and monitoring processes.
  • Support mock migrations and go live cutovers 
  • Prepare and update required project documentation
  • Collaborate and mentor offshore teams

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  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)
  • ATOP - Accrued Time Off Program
  • Consultant Lunches and Outings
  • Consultant Web-Site
  • Name Plates
  • Care packages/Survival packs
  • Dedicated Consulting Services Representative

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Job Snapshot

Other Pay Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Hardware, Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 43749
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