MySQL Database Administrator, YouTube
Google 651 reviews - San Bruno, CA

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Database Administrators embrace Google's motto to ensure millions of users can access the world's information without a glitch. As a Database Engineer at Google, you design, implement and maintain our relational database systems for performance and reliability. You're responsible for tuning and configuring our databases as well as building tools and scripts to monitor, troubleshoot and automate our systems. You propose test plans and interface with external groups, developers and application owners to arrive at optimal solutions. Other areas of responsibility include designing and enhancing disaster recovery and backup systems. As you are writing automation for hundreds of machines, pages are serving up in real time, which means that the user has a seamless browsing experience.
The YouTube website is one of the most visited sites on the web and our MySQL server farms play a lead role in cranking out all those pages. Inside YouTube is as exciting as the website itself. Join us and you will build and use new, massive, wonderful, mind-bending specific and world dominating technology that puts cat videos into the hand of more than a billion people world-wide.

Write and maintain automation for hundreds of MySQL instances. Will need to know how to loop, test and iterate.

Make sure new data structures are clean and can be rolled onto production systems.

Replicate, set up, fix, monitor and tune systems as well as understand its problems, strengths and weaknesses.

Initiate large DML updates on production systems (pushes/releases).

5 years experience as database administrator and 2 years experience as a MySQL database administrator for a website.

Programming experience in Python.

IO tuning experience.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ablility to create strong working relationships with cross-functional teams.

The first video posted on YouTube was a 19-second clip called "Me at the Zoo." Today, more than 72 hours of video are uploaded every minute. The YouTube and Video team helps budding filmmakers and musicians build careers, creates products like Google TV and YouTube Live and runs collaborative projects like Life in a Day and the YouTube Space Lab. We are changing how people entertain, inform, share and change the world, one video at a time.

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