MySQL Engineer
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MySQL Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02764
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 90,000.00 - 130,000.00 /Year
Our Client is a Billion Dollar start-up unicorn that focuses on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions. Since established in 2007 they have grown to about 1000 employees with over 10 offices around the world.

They are currently looking for a senior Linux MySQL Engineer to join their team that supports 200 PB of Data. This role will sit on the Database and Linux engineering team, so it is important for this person to have strong Linux Administration experience with a sound understanding of MySQL databases.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the architecting, installation, and operation of numerous MySQL databases
  • Create, automate, provision, and deploy Linux-based MySQL systems
  • Ensure system stability, scalability, security and performance
  • Create and maintain documentation surrounding our infrastructure
  • Think out of the box and solve complex scaling challenges
  • Work with developers to construct solutions to analytics problems
Desired Skills & Experience:
  • 7+ Years' experience with Linux administration in large (100's-1000's) server environments, Ubuntu preferred
  • Must have solid configuration management skills, Puppet preferred, but Ansible/Chef/Salt acceptable
  • Some experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL; or a strong willingness to learn
  • Experience troubleshooting Linux performance and stability issues
  • Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Awk, etc)

General Qualifications:
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills—documentation skills mandatory
  • Good diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis and resolution skills
  • The desire and ability to see a problem through to a complete solution
  • Ability to quickly acquire new skills and thrive in a team-based environment
  • Ability to leave attitude at the door, be receptive to new ideas, and be able to switch projects at the drop of a hat
  • Professional and courteous attitude
  • Ability to effectively manage time and push multiple projects at once
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Limited travel may be required
  • Off hours/on-call support required
  • Unlimited vacation Days
  • 401k match up to 6% and it is fully vested after 2 years
  • If you are single 100 percent of your health plan is covered. If you have a family, they will cover 75% of your plan.
  • Up to 250/yr on gym membership
  • Pet insurance 100% paid
  • Frequently catered lunch and breakfast as well as fully stocked kitchens.