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The Atlanta MySQL Meetup Group Message Board Job Board › Sr DBA position open

Sr DBA position open

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SecureWorks is a market leading provider of world-class information security services with over 2,800 clients worldwide spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim. Organizations of all sizes, including more than ten percent of the Fortune 500, rely on SecureWorks to protect their assets, improve compliance and reduce costs. The combination of strong client service, award-winning security technology and experienced security professionals makes SecureWorks the premier provider of information security services for any organization. Positioned in the Leader’s Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, SecureWorks has also won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009.

Position Summary
This is a senior DBA position responsible for the 24x7 availability of mission critical internet databases in our production environment. There is a high expectation in availability, performance and scalability to support the tremendous growth of various internet services provided by the company. Daily activities will include supporting critical MySQL databases, doing monitoring and space management, reviewing and implementing schema design, fine tuning database and SQL statements. This person must have Datawarehouse experience and will work in a cross-function environment with project managers, engineers, system and network administrators to roll out new services.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for writing database-monitoring scripts, coming with best practices
Use proactive approach to identify and improve databases performance
Experimenting and implementing MySQL new features
Migrating/upgrading MySQL instances and applying MySQL patches
Additional Responsibilities

Perform other essential duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Familiar with various UNIX based O/S including AIX, Solaris and Linux
Excellent database performance tuning and capacity planning skills
Familiar with various monitoring tools and scripts
Familiar with various database backup and recovery strategies Strong SQL tuning skills
Good problem solving abilities
Good people and communication skills
Willing to take shift, if required
Detail oriented and able to work independently and in team environment
Education & Experience

10+ years of MySQL database administration experience
DB2 and/or Oracle DBA experience is a big plus 5+ years of Datawarehousing experience.
Proven experience in supporting 24x7 high volume production OLTP databases
Extensive knowledge of MySQL internals, replication etc
Experience with various features of MySQL ; like replication, partitioning, clustering etc. Experience in database designing and modeling
BS degree in Information System, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
*SecureWorks is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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