Senior Database Administrator
Cisco Systems - San Jose, CA

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Technology & Quality Systems Group (TQSG) is responsible for Systems & Solutions that enable Cisco's global supply chain operations. It is responsible for Systems Strategy & Solutions to support the CVCM community & other non-manufacturing functions in the areas of Test Automation, Quality, PG&C and Compliance.

The TQSG group is looking for an exceptional and highly motivated Sr MySQL/MSSQL Database Administrator with 10+ years of previous experience in managing complex database schema and replication methods.

Additional responsibilities defined below:

•Support an existing production MySQL master-slave environment. Monitor, respond and correct operational issues associated to database health and utilization of system resources.

•Manage the correct operation of back-up and restoration procedures.

•Manage database software upgrade process, including data migration.

•Establish themselves as the primary subject matter expert on DB design, complex replication methods, and high availability/monitoring

•Improve database performance by analyzing performance characteristics and introducing better approaches

•Work with Systems and Development teams to design, implement, maintain, scale and tune open source SQL and No-SQL database systems
•Supports the installation, administration and configuring of MySQL, NoSQL & MSSQL Databases in a high availability, multiple database server environment.

•Implements scalable solutions that will support the company's continued growth

•Manages DB as it relates to system maintenance, monitoring, security, troubleshooting, disaster recovery and other procedures to maximize availability and uptime

•Manage the movement of production data to development and QA instances.

•Able to participate in cross functional projects leveraging next generation services, features and tools such as Hadoop, Cassandra, Golden Gate, etc...

*BS in Computer Science, Information Systems and Technology, with 10 years experience or related technical discipline (or work-experience equivalent), MS preferred
*Good understanding of business requirements, technology trends. Translate into robust processes and system solutions
*Strong knowledge in the following areas: MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, Unix, Linux, Solaris, HPUX, JAVA, Scripting and Coding

*Good program management skills
* Familiarity & experience with IT operations and ITIL processes
*Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be self-motivated and able to perform in a global business model
*Must also have excellent analytical abilities and problem solving skills
*Able to lead a team of outsourced resources in projects
*Willing to work flexible hours in the occasion of major system outage.

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