MySQL Database Administrator
Yelp - San Francisco, CA

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Yelp is looking for a MySQL Database Administrator at all levels to support our fast growing website. The database administrator (DBA) is responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance and repair of Yelp's database. The role includes the development and design of database strategies, monitoring and improving database performance and capacity, and planning for future expansion requirements. They may also plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard the database.

Responsibilities:
Optimize MySQL database performance in the presence of flying darts

Configure and support MySQL replication

Develop methods for monitoring database capacity and usage

Refine mechanisms for database backup and restoration

Assist and review designs and optimization strategies of the database systems

Develop application-specific fault-tolerant distributed database mechanisms

Requirements (and we mean it!):
Demonstrated experience with relational database design

Demonstrated experience with relational database performance tuning and capacity planning especially on MySQL based environments

Strong systems administration and automation skills

Experience with open source/linux development and production

Min. BS Computer Science or equivalent

Min. 2 years experience as a DBA or equivalent

Excellent communication skills

A sense of humor!

Pluses:
In-depth MySQL experience (high availability, scale-out, replication)

Experience at a large-scale consumer internet site

Experience with distributed database systems

Proficiency in python or other programming language

Experience using and developing a data warehousing/business intelligence system

Interested in applying? Sweet! Share with us why you want to work at Yelp and don't forget to mention any side projects, open source contributions, and personal websites/blogs.

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