A Senior MySQL DBA Position is open

From: Jagan R.
Sent on: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:37 AM
Hello all,
This is Jagan Reddy, Open Source Data Solutions group organizer.

I am posting this message just to help some qualified person for a Senior MySQL DBA position. Please refer and forward the resume to me directly. ([address removed]) Please see the position description below. Thanks.

I know a senior MySQL DBA open position in a company that I know. The location is in Northern Virginia.

Please recommend a person that you know.

The opening is for a
Sr. MySQL Database Administrator. This
position would be responsible for managing
large, highly scaled production MySQL
databases as well as pre-production
(QA/Dev/Staging) environments.

Key Responsibilities:
- All aspects of MySQL deployment,
operation,and design to ensure high
reliability and performance
- Collaborate with developers and architects
to create high-performance, cost-effective
designs
- Participate in an on-call rotation as part of
a 24x7 operations team to resolve urgent
production issues
- Ensuring data integrity with good process
and a keen eye for detecting errors and
misuses of data

Desired Skills for this Position:
- Knowledge of database architecture
concepts as well as MySQL-specific
implementations
- Significant experience with MySQL in a
high-volume production environment
- Experience with open source ETL packages
and methods for large scale data migration
- Diverse technical background with
awareness of concepts in networking, Linux,
and storage
- Bachelor-level degree in Engineering,
Computing, or Sciences or equivalent
experience
- Replication: managing replication delay,
scaling replication throughput, and
designing resilient systems
- Configuration: tuning InnoDB, managing
memory usage, and tuning file systems for
maximum throughput
- Reliability: backups under load, failover
strategies, and recovery from replication
issues
- MySQL: familiarity with Percona and Google
patches

Our perfect candidate can manage many
rapidly changing projects while maintaining
professionalism and poise. Our environment
is both highly exciting and highly demanding
-- those who thrive here adopt a "work
smarter, not harder" attitude.

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