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MySQL DBA (full-time) -South Florida
Posted by: Aleksandra Jachtholtz
Date: August 27, 2013 05:23PM

full time position (asap)
Salary: 100K-110k DOE + full benefits + 401K
Ideally local candidates; however, open to anyone from across the United States (no relocation offered though)

Please email resume in Word to Aleksandra at

I am seeking an exceptional systems engineer/database administrator to join our client’s IT team tasked with driving the innovation of its next generation systems infrastructure. The successful candidate will be responsible for centralizing MySQL database administration duties that are currently distributed amongst a variety of technology teams and setting the direction of the firm’s database infrastructure going forward. As a member of the IT team there will also be scope to manage projects and systems across a wide range of technology areas. Expert knowledge of database technologies, solid UNIX/Linux skills and knowledge of networking fundamentals are all assumed, as is the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and put together well-reasoned and resourceful solutions under time pressure. The role requires extensive and continued liaison with central infrastructure and internal technology teams and excellent verbal and written communication skills are therefore essential.

• Design, deploy, administer and support MySQL databases
• Database performance diagnosis, tuning and capacity planning
• Data replication, backup, high availability and business continuity
• Develop and maintain database monitoring tools and automation
• Analyze existing database applications to improve query execution time and resource utilization. Educate database users in best-practices and good query design
• Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures for ensuring security and integrity of the firm’s database infrastructure
• Evaluate emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends and best-practices that can be used to enhance our database infrastructure
• Management of multiple projects across all areas of infrastructure
• Create and maintain systems documentation

• At least 3 years’ experience of MySQL administration, writing and debugging complex queries and scripts
• Familiarity with Big Data, NoSQL database systems, columnar databases, Kx Systems, Amazon EC2/RDS etc. is a plus
• Good understanding of Linux, network services, TCP/IP
• Solid scripting abilities
• An analytical thinker with excellent problem solving abilities
• Takes initiative, able to work with minimal direction and has a strong attention to detail

*** You must be either a US Citizen or green card holder to be considered for the role

*** Please email your resume in Word to Aleksandra at for immediate attention.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/28/2013 10:05AM by Aleksandra Jachtholtz.

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