Database Administrator
23andMe - Mountain View, CA

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Lead Database Administrator:
Join our growing 23andMe team as a lead database administrator and engineer. As a lead database administrator engineer you will be working as a part of operations team interfacing with the research and engineering teams. Responsible for the various aspects of database operations, assisting and mentoring engineers with database design and access optimization, change control and versioning. Successful candidate must show great degree of independence in making architectural and operational decisions involving databases and overall data management. Must have strong communication skills with thorough understanding of database operations and design.

  • 4+ years in database administration field
  • MySQL, MariaDB- Performance monitoring and query optimization
  • Knowledge of backups and recovery
  • Experience performing data extraction and load
  • SQL, shell scripting, Python is a plus
  • Database versioning and change control
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
Not required, but a plus:
  • High-availability clustering and replication
  • Data extraction and load
  • Database modeling
  • System administration skills
  • Knowledge of alternative database technologies (NoSQL)
  • Storage management skills (iSCSI, NetApp) is a plus
  • Redhat Cluster suite is plus

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