MySQL Database Administrator
Zoosk - San Francisco, CA

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Zoosk's Operations team is looking to add a Database Administrator to our growing organization. You would be a key member of the team that keeps Zoosk running and serving over 100 million users in 60 countries. You should be excited about managing large data sets, from schema design to performance tuning, for thousands of transactions per second. Our servers are built on Linux running Apache, MySQL, Memcache, Hadoop, Cassandra, Tigase and many other popular open source systems. We maintain a balance of self-hosted and cloud-based solutions.

Build and maintain Zoosk's database infrastructure

Work with software engineers to design extensible and scalable data storage systems

Troubleshoot issues with applications, databases and servers

Participate in on-call rotation with other systems administrators

Extensive experience managing large installations of database systems

Strong understanding of MySQL high availability, performance, replication and backups

Working knowledge of data design principles and performance optimization techniques

Experience with general system scripting using one of Bash, Perl, Python, etc.

Comfortable working in a high-growth, dynamic environment

About Zoosk:
Zoosk is the romantic social network that helps members create and share their romantic journeys, with millions of members from around the globe enjoying the service each month. Zoosk provides members at different stages of their romantic journey with a fun and social set of tools such as Romantic Moments, Couple Profiles, and the Personals application. Members can easily access Zoosk’s services from its website, its Facebook app, mobile devices, and a downloadable desktop application. Zoosk is available in 25 languages and has members in more than 70 countries. Founded in 2007 by Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, Zoosk, Inc. is based in San Francisco and backed by Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and ATA Ventures.

Notable Press:
Zoosk was featured in 2012's The Digital 100: The World's Most Valuable Private Tech Companies:

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About Zoosk: Zoosk’s mission is to empower everyone to lead a more fulfilling love life. Zoosk is a leading online dating company...