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MySQL Lead DBA - Allen TX
Posted by: Tyler Wright
Date: June 12, 2014 08:53AM

Hello - we have an excellent Contract to Hire Opportunity in Allen TX for a Sr/Lead MySQL DBA. For those who have never lived in Texas but have always wanted to, this could be the opportunity for you. The Dallas/Ft Worth area is a great technology hub and growing rapidly, has extremely affordable housing for a large metropolitan area and there are NO State Income Taxes!!

If interested please reach out to me at or 214.452.0027.

Location: Allen, TX
Term: 6 month contract to hire
Rate: $68/hr W2
Manager is in the UK so interviews will be via Skype

Top 5 technical skills we are looking for:
Experience in a High Availability environment. Including failover and replication

Administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company database.
Implements data models and database designs, data access and table maintenance codes; resolves database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues.
May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 12+ years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Required Skills
Extensive experience of all MySQL versions in a High Availability environment, including failover/replication.
There is a requirement for on call.
The team is a comprised of Multi- skilled DBA’s including Oracle, SQL Server & MySQL.
The team size is 12, based in Texas, Costa Rica & UK.
This person would have sole responsibility for the development & operation of the MySQL Platform, with support from 2 others in the team, who are relatively junior in MySQL.
This person will also need to x-train other members of the team.

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