Senior MySQL DBA

Think IT Recruitment Ltd
£70000.00 - £75000.00 pa + Benefits
09 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior MySQL DBA SEO: MySQL, DBA, Database Administrator, Surrey Working for our client who are a global technology consultancy, working with businesses to protect their brand, value and reputation. They are looking to recruit a Senior MySQL DBA on a permanent basis. As Senior MYSQL DBA you will be working in the DevOps team providing support for all the systems in our development, test, staging and production environments. This is an opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment, using the very latest technologies to deliver performant web based applications. Salary: £70,000 + 5% Bonus & Excellent Benefits As Senior MySQL DBA you will have the following competencies: - Expert MySQL 5.6 Database Administration, including InnoDB, TokuDB, MyIsam, Percona Toolkit, XtraBackup - Expert level SQL including optimisation expertise - Proactive management and design of database architecture to deliver efficient, reliable, high availability services across a variety of datacentres, managed servers, and AWS platforms. - Deep knowledge of database principles, best practice, and a proactive approach - Proficient in Linux - Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Perl, PHP, Python) - Problem solving, testing, and systems troubleshooting skills - Ability to lead the technical discussions in a calm confident manner, explaining reasoning, and educating team members As Senior MySQL DBA you will have the relevant experience and qualities: - Experience of designing and managing database architectures at large scale, high availability, and high transaction rates - Demonstrated a proactive approach to availability - Working in a Dev/Ops environment and able to work proactively in Agile projects - Broad experience across a variety of technologies - Enthusiasm for Data at scale, and database systems; keeping up to date with the latest tools and techniques - Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; ability to work effectively as part of a team and provide leadership for the technical domain - Driven to learn, improve and adapt This is an exciting opportunity to work for a large global organisation in a very exciting and challenging environment. If that mirrors your ambition, then please send you CV and your availability. If you would like more information including a full job specification and a chat about this Infrastructure Engineer position, please contact me, Russ Noble directly for a discreet chat. Think IT Recruitment is acting as an employment agency for this role under UK Government regulations CEAEBR 2003.
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