MySQL Engineer - 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).

In this role, you will:
Support existing MySQL systems in one of the worlds largest MySQL environments

Design solutions for our MySQL database infrastructure, then supporting Operations in their use

Assist development teams with performance tuning and query optimization

Develop automation tools for monitoring, performance and capacity planning

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

Consult on various projects within the organization

Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation as 2nd level support

Do you have what it takes?

5+ years experience with Linux

2+ years experience as a MySQL DBA

Experience with MySQL replication setup and configuration

Experience with InnoDB, MyISAM and other storage engines

Ability to troubleshoot and performance tune Linux and MySQL

PHP, Perl, or Python development experience required

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

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 has been recognized because of its outstanding benefits, compensation, unique perks, diversity and company camaraderie. Go Daddy was awarded the 2011 and 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility Honoree - Arizona, Iowa & Denver. Go Daddy is the #1 IT Company on Inc. Magazine's inaugural Hire Power list of job creators.

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.

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