#SFMySQL Meetup Message Board › MySQL DBA position
Old Bridge, NJ
I was wondering if you or someone you know might be interested in a full time position in San Francisco with a very exciting company. The job description and qualifications are below. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact me at 732-524-6037 or email me through my profile. Thanks very much for your time! Melissa
BabyCenter, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Senior Database Administrator located in San Francisco, CA.
BabyCenter, LLC operates babycenter.com, the largest online resource for expectant and new parents around the world. Having nurtured more than 100 million parents since its launch in 1997, The BabyCenter® global network attracts over 6 million monthly visitors, and provides a trusted online destination for parents in Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Germany, India, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In the United States, BabyCenter reaches over 78% of moms with its content, community and online commerce and has garnered numerous awards including the 2006 People's Choice Webby Award. BabyCenter has also authored two guidance books, BabyCenter Essential Guide to Pregnancy and Birth and BabyCenter Essential Guide to Baby's First Year. BabyCenter, LLC is based in San Francisco, CA and is an independent business unit of Johnson & Johnson.
The Senior Database Administrator will have deep experience in working with large-scale databases in support of a high-traffic consumer website. S/he will work with the development and operations teams to design, implement, and tune production quality databases. This person must be a collaborative team payer that is open to new technology, is eager to learn, and is willing to work with others. S/he is expected to apply their thirst for knowledge to produce high-end deliverables.
Responsibilities include: DB maintenance, backup, and recovery, DB monitoring, performance tuning, Development of scripts for a variety of DB-related tasks, DB replication setup, Push DB schema and data changes, Review and optimize SQL queries, Support requests from product marketing teams including writing SQL queries.
Job Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience is required. A minimum of 5 years of experience as a DBA is required. A minimum of 2 years of MySQL DBA experience in a production environment is required. Experience working in Unix/Linux on MySQL 4.1 and/or 5.0 is required. Excellent knowledge and experience in InnoDB & MyISAM is required. Must have experience in DataBase backup, recovery, replication, HA, schema, optimization, queries, security and data changes, etc. Experience as an Oracle DBA (RMAN, standby server) is preferred. Strong skills in SQL and scripting languages (Perl/Python/Unix Shells, etc.) are highly desired. Nagios monitoring work is a plus. Experience converting Oracle DBs to MySQL is a plus. This environment requires 24/7 pager rotations.