Sr. MySQL Database Administrator / DBA
Taos, Inc - Los Altos, CA

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Taos is an IT consulting and services company that offers expertise across the strategic, management and tactical layers of IT and engineering organizations. As part of the nation's IT landscape since 1989, we offer opportunities that will allow you to achieve your career goals and objectives. We're changing the face of some of the most innovative companies with our diverse solution offerings, exceptional talent and thought leadership. Our clients look to us first for advice, insight, and support, driving us to relentlessly focus on customer success.Taos is immediately hiring for a Sr. MySQL DBA in the Bay Area! We are looking for a senior MySQL DBA with a passion to implement industry best practices in MySQL administration, stability, data security and recovery control, monitoring, tuning and capacity planning. Responsibilities: Develop strategies to scale out MySQL deployment in multiple DCs. Setup and support MySQL master/master, master/slaves replication servers. Design and implement tools to automate database operation and monitoring. Plans and executes tests of fault tolerance capabilities, including: backup/recovery, replication, cluster failover and disaster recovery Problem analysis, solution determination, modification, and documentation. Measure and analyze MySQL performance and implement changes to improve performance. Perform database load testing and benchmarking. Plans and participates in software development from inception to completion. 24X7 on-call rotation
Qualifications: Must have 5+ years of MySQL and Linux experience in an intensive web-based, multithreading applications on multi-core architecture environment. Must have expert level knowledge in MySQL 5x, complete understanding of different engines and related utilities like Maatkit, mysqladmin etc. Must have experience with MySQL monitoring tools like nagios, cacti, splunk etc. Must have expert level experience in scripting language like PHP, Shell, Perl, Python, etc. Experience with Tungsten replication, Clustrix, HBase is a big plus If you are interested in this position or know someone who is, please contact: Jaynee Castro at REFERRALSWe love referrals so much we pay for them! If you know someone that you would recommend, click HERE and we will do the rest! COMPENSATION Our competitive package includes a salaried rate for every hour worked, health and vision insurance, dental reimbursement plan, 401k, holiday, vacation and sick time.