Database Administrator (MySQL)
Dealer.com - Burlington, VT

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Dealer.com is seeking a DBA to join our Systems Engineering team supporting all of our database technologies (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, SolR, ElasticSearch) in our mission-critical web farm. We are looking for an individual with considerable MySQL savvy who has a proven track record designing, building, scaling, tuning, and maintaining databases found in a large web hosting environment. This individual needs to be a quick learner who is security-minded. The individual we are seeking will help us support our thousands of hosted customers utilizing the latest and greatest open source technologies.

In this role you will:
Create standards for database implementations

Work with engineering to ensure that queries are performant

Evaluate project requirements, and derive standards based solutions

Define KPIs and thresholds to trend and anticipate scaling needs

Mentor junior staff and lead by example

Contribute to the outstanding culture at Dealer.com

Requirements:
3-5 years Database Administration (some MySQL experience mandatory)

Minimum of 2 year degree, or equivalent, and 3 + years of relevant IT experience

Fluent in SQL, able to understand complex queries

Deep experience with the following technologies:
Database replication

Database tuning/optimization

High Availability

Disaster Recovery

SQL

Must be solid in one or more scripting languages

Must understand the appropriate use cases, advantages and disadvantages of:

RDBMS

Document Databases

Search and Index Servers

Data caching

Load balancing

You MUST:
be a good communicator - spoken and written - great documentation is critical

be able to manage complex projects from start to finish

be security-minded

be detail oriented

work well in a team environment

be accountable

Nice-to-haves:
Linux administration

Certifications a plus, MySQL, etc.

Web application development experience

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