Ref No.: 17-00022
Location: San Jose, California
Start Date: 07/10/2017

RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide 7x24 operational, engineering, and related infrastructure and administration services for mission-critical DB2/MySQL databases in a fast-paced environment for brokerage, banking, and related financial and other business/enterprise applications.
Strong/proven DBA and related services for managing DB2 is the primary responsibility.
Solid/proven database administration/management experience, SQL programming/scripting skills, knowledge and experience with Unix/Linux platforms/environments/tools, deep understanding of high availability (VERITAS HA clustering, DB2 Partitioned Database, IBM DB2 BLU,) and Replication (in particular IBM Q Replication (QREP)), understanding of storage related concepts, as well as appreciation for and understanding of database security concepts, deployments, and designs, and data life-cycle is essential.
Understanding and experience with OLTP in a high-volume 7x24 mission-critical data center environment is required.
The position requires understanding of distributed service oriented architectures and their interactions and interfaces with databases.
Strong team interaction with Data Services staff/peers, other engineering and operations group members within the IT organization, as well as with application and business development teams.

REQUIREMENTS
MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE
5+ years strong DB2/MySQL Database Administration / Engineering experience in a large scale/challenging distributed environment.
Solid skills in Scalability / Performance / Tuning of both software and hardware. In addition, lots of passion for Performance Tuning at both SQL and system levels. Strong, proven system trouble-shooting skills
Strong Shell/Perl/Python scripting to automate different performance and monitoring tasks.
Hands-on Windows/Linux systems administration skills as those relate to RDBMS deployments on Windows/Linux.
Experience working with DB2 Partitioned Database, IBM DB2 BLU 11.1, IBM Q Replication (QREP), MySQL EE 5.7, MySQL Replication, and MySQL Enterprise Monitoring.
Understanding of file system, volume management, storage concepts (SAN), and relevant working experience as required for performing database administration and engineering functions.
Strong database performance factors, monitoring tools and tuning procedures.
Strong DB2/MySQL Database Administration / Engineering experience on a Large Scale Systems, managing data growth and capacity planning
Solid exposure to application development processes and expectations from an Application DBA point of view.
Hands-on Unix/Linux and systems administration skills as it relates to RDBMS (DB2/MySQL ) deployments on Linux/Red Hat (and Solaris)
Experience with transaction processing in the financial industry (brokerage, banking, and/or e-commerce related) is highly desirable.
Strong, proven system trouble-shooting skills
Strong communication and effective interpersonal skills
Ability to analyze information and draw conclusions on system performance and trends
Ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously and work effectively while under pressure
Manages time effectively and according to priorities.
Willingness to work on-call DBA rotations in a 7x24 environment, and expected to handle a mix of database management and engineering responsibilities.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE
Prior experience in a real-time transaction processing (preferably financial brokerage/banking and/or ecommerce) industry is highly desirable.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field highly desirable.
DB2 Certifications and Training or equivalent experience is highly desirable.