Senior MySQL DBA Architect - Los Angeles, CA

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Summary: is seeking a Senior MySQL DBA Architect who is responsible for the optimization, performance, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing operation of our databases.

This position also includes the architecture and implementation of databases and tables for new features, monitoring, capacity planning, and security.

Optimize and tune MySQL on performance for our website

Relational database architecture concepts

Hands on development and admin of large scale, high volume 24x7 databases

Install, configure, and maintain MySQL instances in production

Configure and support replication strategies and implementations

Continually improve monitoring, perform database capacity and usage planning

Assist developers with query tuning and schema design

Write and maintain scripts to automate tasks

Stored procedures, triggers, functions, views and indexes

Data analysis, correlation, enrichment and exploitation

Database installation, administration, and maintenance


Expert knowledge in maintaining, building, supporting, tuning, and monitoring production in MySQL database servers.

Experience with large-scale multi-tiered storage systems and environments

Knowledge with MySQL replication, configuration, and strategies

Demonstrated experience with relational database performance tuning and capacity planning (preferably with MySQL)

Strong Knowledge with database architecture design, including data partitioning and application partitioning.

Experience with Cloud, Supercomputing and/or GRID projects

Relational databases mirroring in MySQL

Strong systems administration and automation skills

Strong command of your favorite scripting and/or programming language.

Excellent analytical and communication skills

BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent degree with experience

5 + years of MySQL DBA experience required

Knowledge of Percona Server and Percona Cluster a plus but not required

Experience in Scale Base and Scale Arc desired

Expert in MySQL deployment architecture

Expert in Linux