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MySQL DBA needed in NYC - Great opportunity!!!
Posted by: Michael Potenza
Date: January 23, 2014 01:32PM

Job Description:

Job Title: Sr. MySQL Database Administrator ( DBA )
Location: New York, NY
Job Type: Contract, Full Time or “Right To Hire”
Duration: Long Term/Ongoing (12+ months) for Contract or Full Time if that is your preference
Contact Info: Mike Potenza - - 201-786-2413


Our direct client located in New York City (Mid Town) has an immediate need for a Senior MySQL DBA.

Client is a MAJOR broadcast media company. It really is an awesome client and team with a great work environment/atmosphere!

Client is primarily concerned with finding the right person for the job and will consider candidates that are interested in Contract or Full Time roles. They will even consider a “Right To Hire” type scenario.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Initially, you will be working on 2 very high profile projects for the client with several other very interesting projects in the pipeline!
• Candidate working in a production scale environment
• Candidate working with both developers and operations - for example he/she will need to tell the developers how to write SQL, etc.
• Performance Monitoring and Tuning
• Scripting using various scripting languages (i.e. Perl, Bash, PHP, Python, Ruby, etc.)
• Writing complex SQL queries
• Backups and restorations
• Documentation

Required Skills:

• Minimum of 8-10 years of overall IT experience (More is obviously better!)
• Minimum 4-5 years of current MySQL DBA experience (Again, more is obviously better!)
• Solid scripting experience in any of the following: Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, PHP, etc.
• Any experience working for broadcast media (or any media) companies is a big plus, but NOT required.
• Solid experience writing complex SQL queries.
• Extensive experience in performance tuning of MySQL databases.
• Solid knowledge and experience working with MySQL internals, MySQL Replication.
• Solid Linux experience.
• Must be an effective communicator with excellent oral and written communication skills.

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