Sr. MySQL Database Administrator (DBA)
Workday - Pleasanton, CA

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The senior MySQL DBA will support the Workday application database needs. This role will participate in the database design, implementation, optimization and ongoing management that deliver against strict requirements for functionality, scalability, availability, performance and reliability.

Provide support for database instances across production and development environments

Review data manipulations (DML) and data definition (DDL) usage

Serve in an on-call rotation as an escalation contact for critical database production issues

Work with developers to design and improve complex SQL queries so they are optimized

Develop and maintain database monitoring tools and automation systems

Participates in capacity planning

Manage replication links between master-slave/master-master to maintain high availability

Monitor performance and tune databases to optimize for different workloads

Perform/maintain backups, offsites and restores of MySQL backups

Provide data warehousing support to data teams

Maintain documentation and standards on production database environments

Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills; ability to take ownership and exercise good judgment

Strong communicator and works independently, as well as in a team environment

Qualifications:
BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience

Minimum of 5 years administering MySQL Server in a mission critical environment

Expert at troubleshooting MySQL related issues (lock contention, high load, slow queries, performance, etc) and identifying root causes

Experience with Nagios, Hyperic, Truesight

Ability to script using Bash or Perl to automate database activities

Working understanding with CentOS

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