MySQL DBA - Database Administrator
Valiant Solutions, LLC - Suitland, MD

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We are seeking a MySQL DBA for a long term position working at US Census in Suitland, MD. Expected salary range is $100K-$110K/yr. Please send resume and availability to if interested.

Note : Public Trust Clearance will be required prior to working, so you must be able to pass a background investigation for this position.

Job Description

  • Provisioning, installing, configuring, operating and maintaining Census database systems
  • Assisting with technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure
  • Ensuring database systems procedures adhere to regulatory requirements
and are aligned with organizational values

  • Assisting Software Engineering team with database related technical issues
  • Participating in application development projects, focusing on the transition of projects from Software Engineering to Production
  • Infrastructure by addressing database activities within the software development life-cycle and ongoing support during production operations
  • Monitoring, tuning, replication, query optimization, backup and recovery of MySQL database systems
Job Requirements

  • 2-7 yrs experience as a DBA
  • Experience with MySQL in a multi master environment
  • Experience with Linux (RHEL/CentOS/Debian) troubleshooting and engineering
  • Experience with Shell scripting & system automation with PHP, Perl, or Python
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Motivation and ability to quickly learn
  • Expectation to be challenged
  • High degree of independence and exceptional work ethic

Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science preferred

MySQL Certification

Experience working in a high transaction volume 24x7x365 processing environment

Strong working knowledge and experience supporting PHP development teams

Experience with SAN and NAS

Experience with stored procedures and triggers