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Applied on January 25, 2022
Job Id #53092 Posted January 5, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Supporting Cirrus databases.

Team and Team size:

  • Team is 5 DBAs

Top Responsibilities:

  • Operational maintenance and support of 120+ database instances across 15 environments.
  • Patches, upgrades, proactive/reactive maintenance, supporting the app dev team (performance tuning, SQL dev), war rooms and incident restoration

Software tools/skills:

  • Experience in PXC environment & Knowledge /experience with Percona tools and PMM


  • Team is split between US and India. Candidate must be self motivated with great communication written and verbal as well as time availability to maintain the relationship with India team.
  • Strong proficiency in MySQL database management in managing large scale MySQL databases.
  • Deep understanding of replication and clustering. Experience with replication configuration in MySQL .
  • Good knowledge on MySQL Architecture & Advanced knowledge on InnoDB internals. Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and other engines.
  • Experience in MySQL installation and upgrade process .
  • Hands on experience with designing and implementing database high availability solution strategies.
  • Experience on backup solutions and strategies
  • Knowledge of standards and best practices in MySQL
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements.
  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds .
  • Experience administering in Linux
  • Experience in MySQL user management.

Nice to have:

  • Jenkins pipeline development
  • UNIX scripting
  • ProxySQL
  • Data partitioning
  • Experience with GitHub
  • Experience with MongoDB, Postgres or Oracle

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