MySQL DBA - Denver, CO

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The MySQL Engineering and Operations teams 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).

What does this job entail?

Support existing MySQL systems in one of the worlds largest MySQL environments.

Responsible for installing, configuring and supporting MySQL database infrastructure.

Develop automation tools surrounding monitoring, performance and capacity planning.

Ensure MySQL servers run at optimal health; performance troubleshooting as necessary (resource profiling, index management, disk I/O, CPU, identify bottlenecks, etc...).

Troubleshoot complex issues as they arise and resolve in a timely manner.

Consult on various projects within the organization.

Adherence to established service level agreements.

Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation and night deployments, as needed.

Do you have what it takes?

2+ years experience with MySQL and Linux or Solaris.

Experience with MySQL replication setup and configuration.

Experience with InnoDB, MyISAM and other storage engines.

Ability to troubleshoot and performance tune both Linux or Solaris and MySQL.

PHP/Perl and Bash scripting experience required.

Ability to manage priorities in a fast paced changing environment.

Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.

LAMP application development experience a plus.

MySQL DBA and Developer certification a strong plus.

Previous 24x7 experience a plus.

Why is it worth it?

A fun, dynamic and challenging work environment

We offer a competitive base salary and opportunity for additional incentives

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

Three weeks of paid vacation plus two paid personal days available in your first year of employment

Professional Development and Tuition Reimbursement

Subsidized meals on-site at our Customer Care Centers

Exceptional 401(k) plan where you are vested after 1 year for the company match

Employee Appreciation Initiatives – team building activities and recognition

Why work for us?

2011 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility Honoree - Arizona, Iowa & Denver.

Inc. 500/5000 Honoree - Go Daddy has been listed eight consecutive years (2004 - 2011) as one of the nation's fastest-growing privately held companies.

2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 - For a seventh year, Go Daddy has been ranked as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America.

Best Places to Work in the Valley - Go Daddy has been honored as one of the Valley's Best Places to Work for eight consecutive years (2004 - 2011).

Arizona's Most Admired Companies - Go Daddy has been recognized as one of Arizona's Most Admired companies for two consecutive years (2010 & 2011).

Go Daddy Cares - Go Daddy's philanthropic works support a wide variety of charitable and community organizations dedicated to such causes as women and children, domestic violence, child abuse, teenage homelessness, animal shelters, and more. Visit for more information.

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