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MySQL Remote DBA in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Number: 31584

MySQL Remote DBA

Job Description:

Our client, located in Durham NC, is seeking an experienced MySQL Remote DBA to add to their team! This individual will work remotely and will troubleshoot and resolve customer issues related to DB systems availability and performance. This is a full time, direct hire opportunity that offers competitive benefits and PTO options.


  • Troubleshoot and resolve customer issues related to DB systems availability and performance

  • Develop relationships with customers, comprehend and fulfill their needs, and maintain their satisfaction through regular communication and engagement with their environments

  • Perform technical work that requires planning and scheduling to ensure the best possible solution is delivered on time

  • React on incidents and provide solutions aiming at maintained environments improvements

  • Work in a fast paced environment where we are responsible for companies' most critical systems

  • Customers count on us to keep their MySQL database running and we are vital to the success of their business

  • Will work remotely

  • Some travel will be required for internal meetings

Education Requirements:

  • CS degree or equivalent

Desired Background/Skills:


    • Experience administering MySQL server (aspects of installation and configuration, basic performance tuning, query optimization & index tuning)

    • Knowledge of MySQL backup solutions.

    • Basic knowledge of HA solutions

    • Demonstrable experience of administering Linux based systems

    • Ability to use scripting language for automation

    • Ability to troubleshoot methodically, identifying and applying fixes for known errors, and when necessary, capacity to think outside of the box to resolve complex issues

    • Ability to participate in the on-call rotation for operational issue escalation

    • Proven success working in a distributed environment where e-mail, instant messaging and voice calls are the only interactions with clients, colleagues and managers on a daily basis

    • Experience with Galera / XtraDB Cluster, & HAProxy

    • Experience running on Cloud Services such as AWS and RDS or hosting providers like Rackspace

    • Experience with Nagios, Percona Monitoring Plugins, Prometheus, and other monitoring tools

    • Proven experience with tools from the Percona Toolkit suite

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