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DBA -MYSQL - AWS - LINUX

  • Job reference: 30703
  • Location: Sevenoaks
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Cloud Services
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum

We are looking for an experienced DBA to support the ongoing development and
rapid growth of our platform.


Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:


* Work closely with the CTO, System Administrator, and Software Engineers to help
ensure that our databases are running efficiently
* Develop and optimise database schema & queries
* Develop and support MySQL database replication
* Perform standard database administration tasks
* Monitoring of databases to identify issues before they affect the platform
* Assist with platform releases Prototype product features based on business


requirements
Requirements include:
* Strong experience with MySQL (5.6+) & InnoDB storage engine
* Strong experience with AWS RDS MySQL service
* Strong experience with Linux (Debian/Ubuntu)
* Strong scripting and automation skills
* Experience with normalising an existing schema
* Experience with MySQL optimisation
* Experience with schema changes & upgrading MySQL with minimal downtime
* Understanding of stored procedures, functions, triggers
* Understanding of MySQL event scheduler
* Can work with minimal supervision, meet deadlines
* Keen on learning new tools & techniques
* Good communication
Beneficial Experience and Skills:
* Working knowledge of perl
* Experience with third-party command-line tools (Percona toolkit)
* Experience with other DB engines (PostgreSQL, NoSQL)
* Experience with schema versioning tools

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