MySQL Database Administrator
AppDirect - San Francisco, CA

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About AppDirect:
AppDirect is the leading cloud service marketplace company dedicated to revolutionizing the way businesses run. We offer a cloud service marketplace and management platform that enables companies to distribute web-based services. The global network of AppDirect-powered marketplaces allows businesses to find, buy, and manage the best applications the cloud has to offer.

With our award-winning platform, service providers can launch a state-of-the-art online application store within a matter of weeks, while developers can integrate once and make their software available across multiple marketplaces worldwide. Our products offer more advanced features and tools than any other competitive solution, putting AppDirect at the forefront of the rapidly evolving market for cloud services delivery.

AppDirect powers the cloud marketplaces of trusted companies around the globe—including Deutsche Telekom, Bell Canada, Appcelerator, and more—and has helped to connect millions of companies with today’s leading web-based applications.

Who we're looking for:
We’re looking for talented yet humble individuals who are smart, passionate, and want to drive disruption in the IT industry. If you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative workplace, AppDirect provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every day. If you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table that reflect your experience and personality, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.

What we offer:
AppDirect offers a casual work environment, plenty of social interaction, and fun activities. Our office is located in the heart of the Financial District in San Francisco and is easily accessible by BART, Caltrain, and Muni. We offer competitive salary and equity, full benefits, gym memberships, premium snacks, and catered lunches on Fridays.

To learn more about us, visit our Careers page.

About the role:
AppDirect is looking for a knowledgeable MySQL Database Administrator to join our fast growing team! The Database Administrator will work on the Operations team managing our database systems, while working cross functionally with several other departments to achieve results- fast. You’ll be a member of the 24/7 support team.

Work closely with the Engineers to determine optimal database architecture performance for our multitenant, multilocation service

Identify and recommend tools and services for managing database infrastructure in all environments in the development lifecycle, including production and development

Hardware sizing and tuning requirements for database loads based in efficient use of multiple resources

Update and tune MySQL instances in a high volume environment

Responsible for the maintenance of the database, including backup, recovery, and disaster recovery management

About you:
5+ years + RDBMS experience working in a high volume production environment

At least 2+ years as a specific MYSQL DBA in a LAMP environment working with LINUX

Consistent network and I/O performance tuning

MySQL replication (Master-Master, Master-Slave, cluster repli c ation) and high available configurations is a MUST

Solid knowledge of physical and logical database design

Solid knowledge in schema design principles with demonstrated aptitude to apply best practices for scalable designs and influence developers

MySQL 5.x (InnoDB and MyISAM engines) and Postgres

Proficiency in a scripting language (bash preferred)

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself, and why you feel you're a great fit for this role.