Database Manager (MySQL) - Gilbert, AZ

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As a MYSQL database Manager at Go Daddy, you are responsible for every facet of the design, deployment, and support of all IT production MySQL database environments. At Go Daddy we highly leverage MySQL on Linux, not only as a back end to the world’s largest shared hosting environment, but also business-critical applications and products such as Hosting, Email, DNS, and PKI (SSL certificate signing/support).

In this role, you will:
Oversee and prioritize both daily and longer term tasks and responsibilities.

Be responsible for the design and implementation of new projects for this environment and for the supporting infrastructure.

Conduct performance reviews per the company schedule.

Be responsibe for the overall health, capacity and performance of the Production Technologies MySQL environment. The manager will participate in the review of these systems from a capacity and performance standpoint and make recommendations that will maintain the stability and performance of the various MySQL environments. This includes quarterly reporting on the health of these systems.

Be responsible for the overall management of the team including coaching and mentoring, hiring and firing and other disciplinary actions if required.

Be responsible for staying current with new technologies in the MySQL and Linux arenas, making sure we can leverage new technologies to reduce cost and improve reliability/ performance.

Serve as anOpen Source advocate by getting out in the community and touting Go Daddy successes

Attend and guest speak within the Open Source community and appropriate conferences

Do you have what it takes?

Four year degree or equivalent work experience

Five years experience supporting and administering open source technologies.

Four years experience supporting and administering database systems.

Three years experience supporting and administering Linux systems.

At least three years experience managing and engineering/operations group or acting in a technical lead capacity.

Solid understanding of MySQL tuning, Linux system configuration, and package management.

Experience with large datasets a strong plus.

Extreme attention to detail and process.

Strong project management and prioritization skills.

Ability to achieve specific results from general direction.

Effective written and verbal communication.

Experience with ITIL or COBIT a plus.

Working knowledge of virtualization technologies a plus.

Go Daddy’s award-winning technical teams design and support the innovative technologies that are transforming the cloud, the internet and the world. From product developers to network engineers, data center technicians to platform engineers, our expertise ensures our customers have the technical solutions to meet their needs. We develop world-class products that help our customers establish, enhance and evolve their online presence.

Are you ready to GO with us?

When you GO with Go Daddy, you have the opportunity to be part of something special by making a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers. Their success is our success.

Here’s what you need:
Passion to contribute to a truly exceptional customer experience, no matter your job title

Understanding that innovation and creativity is a part of what we do every day

Agility and action orientation – we move at the speed of tech

Understanding of the privilege and obligation of being part of a team

Here’s what we’ll provide:
A fun, dynamic and challenging work environment

Formal and informal opportunities and support for ongoing learning, growth and development

Team building activities and recognition

Competitive base plus bonus incentive

100% employer-paid medical, dental, and insurance coverage for all benefit-eligible Go Daddy employees

Three weeks paid vacation your first year of employment

Go Daddy was recognized as a 2012 FORTUNE 100 "Best Companies to Work For" Honoree because of its outstanding benefits, compensation, unique perks, diversity and company camaraderie. Go Daddy was also awarded the 2011 and 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility Honoree - Arizona, Iowa & Denver.

Go Daddy’s philanthropic work supports a wide variety of charitable and community organizations dedicated to causes including women and children, domestic violence, child abuse, teenage homelessness, animal shelters and more. Visit for more information.

Go Daddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.