Senior MySQL Database Administrator
Break Media - Los Angeles, CA

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We are looking for a senior level MySQL DBA/DB Developer for a team that is responsible for the design and development of high-traffic web properties. In this position the ideal candidate will work within a fast-paced and challenging environment to architect, develop and enhance all aspects of MySQL databases and applications.

This position is geared towards a creative, logical, and self-driven person who can provide a technical vision and is comfortable working without a safety net. High standards for quality, attention to detail and responsibility are key attributes of this position.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop back end solutions for dynamic, high-traffic web applications.
  • Create SQL scripts to perform complex queries.
  • Monitor and tune MySQL database systems for optimum performance.
  • Generate application flow charts, ER diagrams, and technical documentation.
  • Be a resource for application developers in the realm of data storage and processing
  • Keep abreast with the latest technologies and apply them.

  • 5+ years experience with any combination of MySQL 5+ or MSSQL Server.
  • 3+ years experience explicitly with MySQL 5+ administration.
  • 2+ years experience in a linux environment.
  • Expertise with MySQL configuration, load balancing, failover and caching technologies.
  • Expertise with MySQL data architecture, server monitoring, and performance optimization.
  • Expertise with writing and debugging complex queries and scripts.
  • Proven experience in troubleshooting and solving complex problems.
  • Must demonstrate good communications skills.
  • Must be highly motivated, creative and thorough.
  • Must be comfortable working with source control.
  • Experience programming in PHP 5+ a plus.

Break Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.