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MySQL Administrator Position Available
Posted by: Dee Rice
Date: April 28, 2014 01:24AM

SiteMinder is the world’s leading online distribution company with our head office located in Sydney, Australia, and regional offices in London, Dallas, Cape Town, and Bangkok, there are currently over 12,000 properties in more than 130 countries worldwide using SiteMinder technology.

Why work at SiteMinder?

SiteMinder just received $30 Million round of funding to grow the business
Work in a tight knit, strong, team full of like minded people
Quickly growing, profitable company with opportunities for career advancement
Management understands talent and provides nurturing environment
Because it’s an awesome place!

We’re looking for strong MySQL administrators at the mid to senior level who can completely own the database infrastructure. This role is responsible for the optimisation, performance, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing operation of application databases. The job will have you do architecture and implementation of databases and tables for releases, automation, monitoring, capacity planning, and security.

* Keep our systems scaling and keep our systems running!
* Optimize and tune MySQL and InnoDB
* Monitoring, DR/BCP, capacity planning
* Manage MySQL instances in production
* Assist development with query tuning, releases and data design
* Automate!

Recommended Skills:
* Solid understanding of MySQL Server and InnoDB storage engine
* MySQL replication, configuration, scaling and strategies
* MySQL performance tuning and capacity planning
* Strong systems administration and automation skills
* Puppet familiarity, puppet owns our systems
* Strong command bash and python, we don’t mind ruby :)
* Excellent verbal/written communication skills
* A sense of humour!

Extra bonus:
* Deep understanding of InnoDB internals & debugging, the deeper the better
* Experience at a large-scale consumer internet site
* Experience with distributed database systems
* Passion for experiments/measurements, new things, and developing cool stuff
* Knowledge and enthusiasm around Percona Server

Sounds like the right fit? Come work for us now! Let us know of any side projects, open source projects, and personal websites/blogs.

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