DBA - MySQL Database Administrator
Hamilton Technical Personnel, Inc. - Greenwich, CT

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Our client, a highly successful proprietary trading firm, is seeking a highly skilled MySQL DBA who will assist in driving the innovation of a new DBA team and setting the direction of the firm’s database infrastructure for the future.

This is a unique and excellent opportunity to join a sophisticated global trading firm and have a real impact on the DB technology during the next phase of its development.

This MySQL DBA will be responsible for centralizing MySQL database administration duties that are currently distributed through multiple technology teams. Varied responsibilities including managing projects and systems across a wide range of technology areas. Expert knowledge of database technologies, solid UNIX/Linux skills and knowledge of networking fundamentals are required.

Primary Responsibilities Design, deploy, administer and support MySQL databases Database performance diagnosis, tuning and capacity planning Data replication, backup, high availability and business continuity Develop and maintain database monitoring tools and automation Analyze existing database applications to improve query execution time and resource utilization. Develop and implement procedures for ensuring security and integrity of the firm’s database infrastructure Evaluate and utilize emerging technologies to identify opportunities and best-practices
Deep knowledge of MySQL administration, writing and debugging complex queries and scripts Familiarity with Big Data, NoSQL database systems, columnar databases, Kx Systems, Amazon EC2/RDS etc. desired. Strong understanding of Linux, network services, TCP/IP Solid scripting abilities Strong analytical thinker with excellent problem solving abilities Record of success in technical roles and ability to take initiative, work with minimal direction and have a strong attention to detail

Our client seeks highly qualified candidate with strong communications skills.
Our client rewards hard workers with excellent bonuses and support

Will sponsor visa candidates

Will consider relocation assistance