Ref No.: 17-00180
Location: New York City, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/31/2017
Overview:
This individual will provide engineering support as well as operational support of the Company Production, UAT, and Test environments.
The qualified candidate will assert him/herself into complex project assignments where he/she will represent the Database team in all dialogue and decisions around the architecture, deployment, and/or management of database environments. The individual will also take a role in the definition of operational best practices and automation of operational tasks. To succeed at this function requires the individual to present subject-matter expertise on the MySQL platform with real world experience performing field operations support.

Must be willing to work flexible hours

Technical Skills
  • 7 plus years of MySQL DBA experience
  • Strong Experience with MySQL replication
  • Experience with SQL coding and tuning
  • Experience with shell scripting and automation
  • Experience with MySQL Enterprise Manager
  • Experience with AWS/Cloud Services
  • Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required DB tasks.
  • Deep knowledge with MySQL 5.6
  • Strong troubleshooting/performance tuning skills required. Must be able improve SQL performance.
  • Ability to diagnose problems and triage/resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server, or storage tiers).
  • Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, scripts, cron, or other techniques.
  • Expert level of MySQL RDBMS installation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, back-up/recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in -large and very dynamic environments.
  • Experience with very complex database environments.
  • Experience in SQL Scripting
  • Experience in working controlled environment, change control, and validated systems.
  • Experience on any of the Oracle / SQL Server / MongoDB is plus

Functional Skills:
  • Strong commitment to following SDLC/Change-Management principles
  • Self starter and be able to perform work with minimal supervisory direction
  • Knowledge of data quality, data management and data testing strategies and practices
  • Strong Oral and written skills.
  • Able to communicate efficiently and effectively to technical and non technical audiences.
  • Anticipate and handle critical situations.
  • Ability to thrive in change. Fast, flexible, cooperative work style.