MySQL Administrator
BoardVantage - Menlo Park, CA

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BoardVantage is looking for a MySQL Administrator. The successful candidate will have experience monitoring databases and setting up database replications/clusters. The candidate will also have experience in backing up and recovering processes. This position reports to the Director of IT.

Define and improve best practices for data and database activities

Work as part of the team, with developers on performance tuning and optimization, query optimization, index tuning, caching, buffer tuning, etc.

Troubleshoot and resolve problems with MySQL and storage engines

Utilize tool sets to diagnose and resolve production issues

Perform operational DBA duties including: installation, database upgrades, patching, environment cloning, implementing backup/recovery and monitoring procedures, capacity planning, and site failover/switchover

Configure, manage and maintain a large MySQL server farm

Development, test, roll-out, and support of our database tools

Maintain backups of mission critical data

Be part of a production support 24x7 rotation

Participate in design reviews

Provide technical oversight for database related projects

Required Skills/Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or Information Technology

Minimum of 6 years' experience as a DBA or equivalent

Certified MySQL DBA is a plus

Demonstrated experience with MySQL database design, implementation, performance tuning, and capacity planning

Managing large scale database systems is a PLUS

Demonstrated experience with Open Source Linux development and production environment

Possess creative ability, credibility, self-confidence and Independent

Good team player with strong analytical, communication, and troubleshooting skills

Able to work under pressure and multi-tasking capabilities

Pro-active, dedicated, committed and responsible
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BoardVantage is a preeminent software-as-a-service company located in Silicon Valley. Our primary solution is a secure, hosted portal that...