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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Superior Group Carlsbad, CA

Carlsbad, CA
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High School Diploma or GED


Superior Group is currently seeking a Database Administrator - MySQL and Postgres to work on a direct hire, permanent basis for our customer located in Carlsbad, CA!

As a member of the IT team, you will contribute to the design, architecture, and end to end deployment in mixed environment of Linux, Unix and Windows with a primary emphasis on databases hosted on Linux. Your duties will cover a large array of tasks from installing, configuring, designing and automating database management inside our various labs and data centers.

Your primary role will be to design and deploy database in Engineering Labs and Commercial production platforms, which consist of MySQL and Postgres databases in various locations around our campus and utilize your skills to bring up new infrastructure to support our ever growing needs across the enterprise. Your duties will also include installation of MySQL,Postgres, NoSQL databases while working to optimize and streamline the deployments. Troubleshoot complex technical issues between multiple integrated systems. As an escalated point of contact you will utilize exemplary customer service skills to help support lab environments as well as our Data Centers. All of these tasks will require you to work remotely at our various data center facilities as well as work on the local servers at the Carlsbad office.
Required Skills / Qualifications:

5+ years of hands-on database administration experience on MySQL and Postgres databases deployed on Linux, covering installation, configuration, patching, supporting and upgrading.
Minimum of 2 years of experience with the following:
Experience with implementing highly available and fault-tolerant MySQL and Postgres database solutions for multiple projects, including leverage of OS clustering capabilities
Experience with MySQL replication technologies including Master-Master multi-replication, Master-Multiple Slave replication including Galera
MySQL Enterprise backup and recovery tools including 3rd party backup solutions
MySQL and Postgres Enterprise Manager
Experience with supporting various MySQL versions and Editions (Part of the OS, Community/Open Source, Standard, and Enterprise)
Linux experience
Prior support experience with the application stack connecting to the MySQL and Postres database back-end

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

Bachelor degree preferred.
Experience working in a highly segmented network with complex firewall implementations and many security features
Experience with scripting frequently occurring activities
Experience with creation and use of templates, automated installations, etc.
Experience with using HP Data Protector or CommVault tools
Experience with MySQL Partitioning for performance and manageability
Exposure to Oracle Database fundamentals and administration
Experience with Open Source and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis etc.

Additional Information:

US citizenship required. U.S. Government position.
Ability to travel up to 15%

Go Beyond.
EEO Employer - Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


Superior Technical Resources, Inc. provides staff augmentation, direct placement, and outsourced human resource solutions. It offers a range of staffing services, including contract staffing, direct hire, pay rolling services, onsite staffing, and Web-based vendor management programs, as well as Web-enabled automated managed service programs in engineering, design, drafting, finance, human resources, management, information technology, and other professional/technical disciplines.

The company serves aircraft/aerospace, computer, electronics, manufacturing, semiconductor, software, telecommunications, and utilities sectors.