Database Administrator - MySQL
HireNetworks - Raleigh, NC

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Database Administrator

The Database Administrator builds business intelligence solutions that provide the business with a way to access and perform analysis on our data for decision-making purposes. The Database Administrator is responsible for designing and implementing ETL workflows to extract data from relational databases and other sources and populate a data warehouse. Should be comfortable designing star schemas to be used by ROLAP tools.


Communicate with business stakeholders to understand reporting needs and identify relevant data from multiple sources.

Work closely with application development team(s) to understand current data storage strategies. Present data in the form of reports and dashboards and via business intelligence tools to the business.

Build self-service tools for stakeholders to access reports relevant to their business needs.

Build OLAP cubes to integrate with business intelligence tools.

Export production data to external or internal systems, including database replicas.

Work with Senior Database Administrators to assist with maintenance tasks, research and planning, upgrades, monitoring, and emergency response.

Perform other project-oriented tasks as assigned by management.


MySQL database administration experience in a product environment.

Excellent communications skills, with the ability to listen to and understand business needs and identify the specific data associated with those needs.

Ability to communicate with business leaders at their individual level of technical aptitude. Ability to determine the interrelationships between solutions and requirements.

Experience writing moderate to complex SQL queries.

Ability to use inductive reasoning.

Ability to communicate and market data administration concepts to management.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities.

Customer-focused attitude and commitment to quality

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with business intelligence tools (Pentaho, RapidMiner, Spago, etc).

Experience with OLAP fundamentals including building cubes, multidimensional, relational, and hybrid database structures, APIs, and query languages.


Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline with course work in database management, information systems, and business.

This is a direct hire opportunity with one of our clients in Raleigh, NC. Client has a mid-level person in mind, with salary range expected to be $60,000 - $70,000. A local candidate is strongly preferred, but client is willing to consider someone able to relocate to move to Raleigh on their own. No sponsorship available.

Contact Kendra Andrews at or 919-981-6200 x313 with questions regarding this posting.

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