MySQL Database Administrator Job
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Job Title MySQL Database Administrator
Category Database Administration

Requisition Code

20495
Location US-TX-Austin Austin, TX 78753, US
Education High School
Job Type Full-time
Shift/Hours
Travel Required 0
Job Description

We are seeking a MySQL Database Administrator who will be responsible for planning computerized databases, including base definition, structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines and protection. Develop database tools and product offerings. Formulates and monitors policies, procedures and standards relating to database management. Proposes and implements enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Technical responsibilities include problem identification, database architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, and implementation. Evaluate the analysis of the short-term or long-term capacity needs for database systems. Troubleshooting database issues, deal with exciting technically challenging MySQL database issues.

Responsibilities:
  • Manages customer and internal team projects.
  • Builds tools for customers and teams by creating scripts or using software to automate work.
  • Sets up and troubleshoots failover (FO) and high availability (HA) setups.
  • Database schematic designs.
  • Works with the product organization to roll out new products.
  • Ability to interpret and write complex SQL series.
Job Requirements

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Understands complex database and server technologies.
  • Advanced Knowledge in complex troubleshooting techniques at the server and database level.
  • Advanced Knowledge in setting up failover (FO) and high availability (HA) setups.
  • Knowledgeable in re-writing queries.
  • Expert level knowledge of MySQL.
  • Able to read and understand SQL syntax.
  • A minimum high school diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor,s degree in related field preferred.
  • At least four years of related database experience.
  • Able to re-write queries.
  • Good programming skills preferred.
  • Continued interested in developing and expanding technical knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced verbal and written communications.
  • Able to present to customers.
  • Should have a strong desire to grow within the database field. Experience with production DBA, managing multiple databases, and Windows.
  • Familiarity with database centric hardware deployment and data communications networks.
  • Knowledge of current relational database strategies including DB Normalization, Performance Tuning, Transactions, Replication, and Foreign Keys.
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Rackspace Hosting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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