MYSQL & Microsoft SQL administrator (Mid Level)

Location: San Jose, CA
Date Posted: 05-17-2013

MYSQL & Microsoft SQL administrator(Mid Level)
San Jose, CA

6– 12 Months

Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Research, install, create, administer, monitor, troubleshoot, document, and maintain enterprise databases to ensure maximum availability of mission critical systems and applications.
  • Plan, build and execute multiple detailed database projects/tasks simultaneously.
  • Work with customer and unix/windows administrators/storage architects to optimize data mapping across centralized enterprise storage management architectures
  • Maintain and support internal and customer databases in a 7 x 24 production environment
  • Document all aspects of the database administration function including but not limited to best practices, job related white papers, and database standards/architecture
  • Interface with other central IT organizations to improve and implement process, procedures and automation.
  • Provide technical recommendations and mentoring 

Mandatory Skills: 

  • Experience with MySQL administration
  • Experience explicitly with MSSQL Server 2005, 2008 administration
  • Experience in a linux/unix environment.
  • Expertise with MySQL configuration, load balancing, failover and caching technologies.
  • Expertise with MySQL replication and clustering technologies.
  • Expertise with MySQL data architecture, server monitoring, and performance optimization.
  • Expertise with writing and debugging complex queries and scripts.
  • Proven experience in troubleshooting and solving complex problems.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills within and outside database environment.
  • Setting up and maintaining table partitioning.
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL Database Tuning .
  • Demonstrated, in-depth knowledge of database internals and data structures
  • Strong knowledge of SQL/SQL*Plus and strong understanding of PL/SQL and stored procedures/pkgs.
  • Strong Knowledge of Database Backup and recovery.
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX shell or Perl scripting languages.
  • Expert technical design, performance tuning and troubleshooting skills.
  • Advanced communications skills, including listening, written, spoken, presentation and influencing.
  • Advanced time management and organizational skills.
  • Expert ability to exercise independent judgment and critical thinking.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the ITIL Framework.
  • Work with customer and Unix/windows/storage admins to optimize data mapping across centralized enterprise storage management architectures 

Desired Skills 

  • Certified MySQL DBA is plus.
  • Experience with other database technologies like Oracle and DB2 experience is a plus. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent technical experience.


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