Sr. Database Administrator

Job Requisition: 6651

Direct Hire

Description forSr. Database Administrator:

The Sr. DBA will work closely with the Technical Operations team to oversee running of all hardware and software within the production and office environment. They will have daily meetings with the Head of Infrastructure based in UK. Due to the nature of network connecting different sites all over the globe, this member must be highly available 24x7.  There is an out of hours on-call rota that will require the Sr. DBA to respond to and resolve/escalate any database related problems within SLA.

Responsibilities for Sr Database Administrator:

  • Manage and monitor all databases
  • Assist in designing and refining database architecture
  • On-Call for database related incidents
  • Test, document and improve database performance across the estate
  • Incident root cause analysis: solutions to prevent future database outages
  • Work with developers to resolve performance issues and support database related improvements
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Company stakeholders

Requirements for Sr Database Administrator:

  • 5+ years of DBA knowledge and experience with MySQL 5.5, 5.6, 5.7 and 8.0
  • Experience performing MySQL patches and Major version upgrades
  • Experience in the following: High Availability, Replication, Disaster Recovery, Backup and recovery
  • Experience with Percona Tools
  • Skilled in database design and architecture
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • A good understanding and experience of Linux - RHEL/CentOS
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Company stakeholders

Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field.

**Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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