Boston, Massachusetts

Posted: 10/15/19 Category: Database/Data Warehousing Job Number: 8312

Position Title: MySQL DBA

Job Location:  Boston, MA

Interview Expectations:  phone & in-person

Local Candidate: preferred

Required Skill Sets: 3-5 yrs MySQL DBA experience


Job Description:

Our client looks to MySQL as the base of their high performing and ever growing application. As a Database Engineer, you will develop, optimize and support that geographically distributed database infrastructure, both in the cloud and on prem. If you' re interested in taking on the kind of engineering challenges necessary to provide for these complex and highly available systems, we hope you join our team.


  • Responsible for the deployment, maintenance, and monitoring of our large scale database environments in the cloud and on-prem
  • Automate monitoring, maintenance and support related tasks
  • Recommend, follow, advocate and train on database performance best practices
  • You will be able to rapidly diagnose and fix problems and provide periodic on-call support
  • Lead the planning and implementation of all aspects of database disaster recovery


  • Proficiency in MySQL database administration, with 3-5 years experience
  • Expertise in SQL (complex queries and stored procedures)
  • Expertise in data modelling and schema design
  • Amazon Web Services experience, 2-5 years
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Proficiency in the scripting language of your choice (shell, perl, python, etc) for monitoring and custom automation
  • Strong written, verbal and organizational skills
  • Extensive experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment



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