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Database Administrator - IV
Ref No.: 17-23642
Location: Westlake, Texas
Plan, design, deploy database systems, including base definition, structure, documentation, requirements gathering, preparing operational guidelines, and securing data.
Develop data models and perform planning of architecture, functions, modules, recovery, standards and implementation
Work with internal and external customers to develop new value-added programs and data solutions with existing data warehouse structure
Act as liaison with customers on all new MySQL based projects
Validate designed applications
Analyze and determine information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities
Research and evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions for business issues
Engineer and create ad-hoc reports utilizing various data sources
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies
Participate in all major application/database enhancements and fine tune the systems for optimal performance

• Install, configure, and maintain MySQL multi-level Master-Slave replication
• Install, configure, and maintain MYSQL Multi-master Group and Galera replication
• Optimize and tune MySQL database performance
• Continually improve monitoring, perform database capacity and usage planning
• Write and maintain scripts to automate routine DB tasks
• Troubleshoot database-related application performance issues
• Ensure security and data integrity of all MySQL instances
• Perform routine, periodic and proactive DB maintenance
• Provide on-call support of MySQL databases
• Implement tools to automate database operation and monitoring
• Implement database Backup and Monitoring solutions
• Test restore(master), recovery(point-in-time), replication
• Test cluster/multi-master failover and disaster recovery
• Implement, document and maintain database roles and security
• Research and evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions for business issues
• Create capacity planning reports based on historical data trends and projected data growth
• Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies

• 3-5+ years of experience in administering MySQL database , replication, tuning, backup and recovery
• Experience with MySQL Group replication and Galera replication is a plus
• Must be highly proficient in backup, recovery, replication, performance tuning, and proactive monitoring
• Strong Expertise in building, maintaining, supporting, troubleshooting, tuning, and monitoring production MySQL database servers
• Strong Knowledge with database architecture design, including data partitioning and application partitioning is a plus
• Solid Team player with a positive attitude and team spirit – can work alone and with others
• Ability to mentor team members.
• Communicates well (oral and written) with customers and management
• Degree in Computer Science or equivalent