The Senior MySQL Database Administrator is a member of a team of technology experts specializing in various tasks associated with Database (DB) administration and maintenance.
The primary tasks are focused on ensuring excellent uptime and performance of the DB and as such, a DB administrator has a good understanding of RDBMS operation in general, good knowledge of best practices, and a passion for ensuring the highest standards of uptime through proactive monitoring, pre-emptive tuning and general attention to detail.
In this role, you will be primarily responsible for MySQL and MariaDB databases, with secondary responsibilities for databases from other vendors, so a desire to learn multiple platforms is key.
Automation of installation, monitoring and maintenance using Ansible and tools like puppet and chef is key with this role.
As a member of a geographically dispersed group of database experts, the DBA is required to work on a shared backlog of time-sensitive tasks and deliver high-quality DB services to the Company.
This is only possible through efficient teamwork, prompt escalation and excellent communication skills.
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