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Job Title MySQL Database Administrator
Category Information Technology

Requisition Code

20731
Location US-TX-Austin Austin, TX 78753, US
Education High School
Job Type Full-time
Shift/Hours
Travel Required 0
Job Description

ySQL Database Administrator

Location 1. US-TX-San Antonio-CSTL San Antonio, TX 78218, US

2. US-TX-Austin Austin, TX 78753, US

Job Description

Can you see patterns and connect the dots where others might see chaos? Do you enjoy solving complex performance and scaling problems? Is there an appreciation of the open source community, deep inside you? Are you familiar with how systems can fail and what you can do to recover as seamlessly as possible?

You are likely a DBA and Rackspace is in the market for your talents!

We are seeking a MySQL Database Administrator who will be responsible for planning computerized databases, including base definition, structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines and protection. Develop database tools and product offerings. Formulates and monitors policies, procedures and standards relating to database management. Proposes and implements enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Technical responsibilities include problem identification, database architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, and implementation. Evaluate the analysis of the short-term or long-term capacity needs for database systems. Troubleshooting database issues, deal with exciting and technically challenging MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB database issues.

Responsibilities:
  • Manages customer and internal team projects.
  • Builds tools for customers and teams by creating scripts or using software to automate work.
  • Sets up and troubleshoots failover (FO) and high availability (HA) setups.
  • Database schematic designs.
  • Works with the product organization to roll out new products.
  • Ability to interpret and write complex SQL queries.
Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Understands complex database and server technologies.
  • Advanced knowledge in troubleshooting techniques at the server and database level.
  • Advanced knowledge in setting up failover (FO) and high availability (HA) setups.
  • Knowledgeable in re-writing queries and improving query execution plans.
  • Expert level knowledge of MySQL and the related forks, such as MariaDB and Percona Server.
  • Ability to plan for and implement disaster recovery.
  • Knowledgeable about implementation, restoration and the pros and cons of various backup strategies.
  • Experience with Galera, NDB Cluster and/or replication manangement software preferred.
  • Experience with MongoDB and PostgreSQL preferred.
  • Expert level knowledge of Linux or Unix like Operating Systems strongly preferred.
  • Python development skills preferred.
  • A minimum high school diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
  • At least four years of related database experience.
  • Continued interest in developing and expanding technical knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to present to customers.
Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY: General understanding of MySQL database concepts and structures. SQL and MySQL skills and Linux operating system understanding is required. General Knowledge of MySQL architecture and configurations. Experience and deep understanding of replication, patching, security, backup and recovery procedures. MySQL database performance tuning skills required. Intermediate troubleshooting skills and ability to resolve issues quickly and effectively. Ability to work well in teams with good oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand. Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups. Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required; at the manager’s discretion equivalent experience in software development, database programming, computer engineering or a related technological field may substitute for the degree requirement. Typically requires 2-5 years of previous experience as a MySQL DBA. Proven experience implementing and supporting enterprise database systems. Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support.MySQL Database Administrator

Job Description

Can you see patterns and connect the dots where others might see chaos? Do you enjoy solving complex performance and scaling problems? Is there an appreciation of the open source community, deep inside you? Are you familiar with how systems can fail and what you can do to recover as seamlessly as possible?

You are likely a DBA and Rackspace is in the market for your talents!

We are seeking a MySQL Database Administrator who will be responsible for planning computerized databases, including base definition, structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines and protection. Develop database tools and product offerings. Formulates and monitors policies, procedures and standards relating to database management. Proposes and implements enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Technical responsibilities include problem identification, database architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, and implementation. Evaluate the analysis of the short-term or long-term capacity needs for database systems. Troubleshooting database issues, deal with exciting and technically challenging MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB database issues.

Responsibilities:
  • Manages customer and internal team projects.
  • Builds tools for customers and teams by creating scripts or using software to automate work.
  • Sets up and troubleshoots failover (FO) and high availability (HA) setups.
  • Database schematic designs.
  • Works with the product organization to roll out new products.
  • Ability to interpret and write complex SQL queries.
Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Understands complex database and server technologies.
  • Advanced knowledge in troubleshooting techniques at the server and database level.
  • Advanced knowledge in setting up failover (FO) and high availability (HA) setups.
  • Knowledgeable in re-writing queries and improving query execution plans.
  • Expert level knowledge of MySQL and the related forks, such as MariaDB and Percona Server.
  • Ability to plan for and implement disaster recovery.
  • Knowledgeable about implementation, restoration and the pros and cons of various backup strategies.
  • Experience with Galera, NDB Cluster and/or replication manangement software preferred.
  • Experience with MongoDB and PostgreSQL preferred.
  • Expert level knowledge of Linux or Unix like Operating Systems strongly preferred.
  • Python development skills preferred.
  • A minimum high school diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
  • At least four years of related database experience.
  • Continued interest in developing and expanding technical knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to present to customers.
Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY: General understanding of MySQL database concepts and structures. SQL and MySQL skills and Linux operating system understanding is required. General Knowledge of MySQL architecture and configurations. Experience and deep understanding of replication, patching, security, backup and recovery procedures. MySQL database performance tuning skills required. Intermediate troubleshooting skills and ability to resolve issues quickly and effectively. Ability to work well in teams with good oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand. Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups. Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required; at the manager’s discretion equivalent experience in software development, database programming, computer engineering or a related technological field may substitute for the degree requirement. Typically requires 2-5 years of previous experience as a MySQL DBA. Proven experience implementing and supporting enterprise database systems. Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY: General understanding of MySQL database concepts and structures. SQL and MySQL skills and Linux operating system understanding is required. General Knowledge of MySQL architecture and configurations. Experience and good understanding of patching, cloning, concurrent managers, workflow, OAM, Enterprise Manager, security, backup and recovery procedures, and replication activities. MySQL database performance tuning skills required. Intermediate troubleshooting skills and ability to resolve issues quickly and effectively. Ability to work well in teams with good oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand. Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups. Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required; at the manager’s discretion equivalent experience in software development, database programming, computer engineering or a related technological field may substitute for the degree requirement. Typically requires 2-5 years of previous experience as a MySQL or SQL DBA. Proven experience implementing and supporting enterprise database systems. Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support.
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