Discogs - Portland, OR

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We are looking for a MySQL Database Administrator to keep our backend systems running smoothly. The successful candidate has experience managing and improving high transaction volume database systems. Excellent communication skills are a must.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Monitor production databases
  • Perform tuning of production databases
  • Perform backup and recovery of databases
  • Ensure data integrity of the Discogs Database
  • Optimize tables and indexes of existing databases
  • Apply schema updates to various production databases
  • Review SQL statements before deployment in production
  • Troubleshoot database related application performance issues
  • Participate in on-call schedule and occasional after hours support role
Desirable Skills
  • Experience managing MySQL databases in production environments
  • Experience with MySQL replication, master-master configuration, storage engines, MHA, MMM
  • Working knowledge of shell scripting and Python
  • Working knowledge of UNIX or Linux systems
  • Working knowledge of LVM backups
  • Any experience managing Solr, Redis, or MongoDB is also a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to commit and follow through on projects and tasks
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working with others in a small dynamic environment
This position is full time, salaried and includes benefits. Based in Portland, Oregon. Relocation assistance available.

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