MySQL DBA - Manchester

Recruiter
BCT Resourcing
Location
Manchester
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: MySQL DBA Location: Manchester Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum Job type: Permanent Client is an award-winning design and software development agency based in Manchester that specialises in building end-to-end gambling platforms and crafting user focused multi-channel websites and mobile apps. One of our platforms is based on MySQL and we’re looking for a MySQL DBA to join the team to help develop the database aspects of the platform. Your responsibilities: As a DBA working on the platform you will be working with the Senior DBA on everything relating to all databases whether this is infrastructure, performance optimization, monitoring live databases or working with the team of development of new features. You will be working closely with the development team, ensuring their schema changes and queries are optimised appropriate. You will also be supporting the system when it goes live so you will be required to understand all elements of the platform, not just the databases. What we expect We are looking for someone who has experience working in a 24x7, high traffic environment. Your position You will sit within the new team reporting to the Senior DBA Who we're looking for... At least 3 years experience as a DBA with at least 1 focused on MySQL or variation of, e.g. Percona XtraDB Cluster Experience in a 24x7, high traffic OLTP environment Any experience working on scaling MySQL beyond simple replication is a big bonus Experience with some level of database performance monitoring and analysis Good understanding of RDBMS systems with an emphasis on MySQL Experience in handling database performance optimization via query or db optimization Good knowledge of Linux, preferably CentOS or similar flavour Any experience with administering NoSQL databases is beneficial Experience working in an Agile environment Experience in the gaming industry is a significant advantage An excellent communicator, both verbal and written Hardworking and willing to go above and beyond learning new skills Love working as part of a team and collaborating with others An interest in troubleshooting and problem solving KEY SKILLS: DBA, MySQL, high traffic OLTP environment If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 02033-71-7671

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