Sr. MySQL Database Administrator

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Milestone Technologies Pleasanton, CA

Pleasanton, CA
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Milestone Technologies is looking for an experienced MySQL database administrator who will be responsible for ensuring the performance, availability, and security of clusters of MySQL instances. You will also be responsible for orchestrating upgrades, backups, and provisioning of database instances. You will also work in tandem with the other teams, preparing documentations and specifications as required.


* Provision MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations
* Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases
* Prepare documentations and specifications
* Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
* Profile server resource usage, optimize and tweak as necessary
* Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders


* 7-10 Years Experience
* Strong proficiency in MySQL database management
* Decent experience with recent versions of MySQL
* Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines
* Experience with replication configuration in MySQL
* Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL
* Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
* Knowledge of MySQL features, such as its event scheduler
* Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications
* Familiarity with other SQL/NoSQL databases
* Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases
* Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as {{Git / Mercurial / SVN}}