MySQL Database Administrator

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 07/22/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Database Administrator Job Number: 24791

Job Title: MySQL Database Administrator


Experienced MySQL database administrator who will be responsible for ensuring the performance, availability, and security of clusters of MySQL instances. You will also be responsible for orchestrating upgrades, backups, and provisioning of database instances. You will also work in tandem with the other teams, preparing documentations and specifications as required.


  • Provision MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations
  • Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases
  • Prepare documentations and specifications
  • Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
  • Profile server resource usage and optimize as necessary
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • In-depth knowledge in different replication technologies
  • Must be able to present prior projects maintaining/implementing enterprise environments



[must have]
  • Strong scripting skills using Python or Powershell working with automation packages including chef/chocolatey.
  • Strong proficiency in MySQL database management, min 4 years
  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL, minimum 3 years
  • Understanding of MySQL’ s underlying storage engines
  • Decent experience with recent versions of MySQL
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Knowledge of MySQL features, such as its event scheduler
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git



Nice to have:
  • Familiarity with other SQL/NoSQL databases such as MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, other RDBMS


Education: BA/BS

Krista Stillmunkes

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