MySQL DBA

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6months
From:
Spring Technology
Place:
South East
Date:
12/11/2015
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1035892

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I am looking for a MySQL DBA/Ruby Engineer required until May 2016. SC cleared preferred, with a minimum BPSS cleared.

Responsible for
* Monitoring a MariaDB (MySQL) Database cluster & underlying applications; ensuring the application is up and running at all times.
* Identification of performance issues with the cluster and underlying applications code
* Implementing of fixes (ensuring that all fixes are tested before rollout)
* Providing statistics on the stability of the system, issues identified and effect of fixes implemented
* Will support the implementation of a replacement system by helping to create a parallel test environment and tools to allow comparison between old and new systems.

Experience required
* Must be an experienced MariaDB/MySQL DBA; in particular must know how to monitor and performance tune a busy database system.
* Will have led investigations and identified remedial actions
* Will know how to devise, test and safely implement changes on a production system.
* Experienced software developer, preferably with Ruby on Rails (experience of other languages is acceptable but the successful candidate will need learn Ruby on Rails)

Personal Skills
* Disciplined, organised and self-motivated.
* Able to share knowledge and contribute to technical discussions
* Demonstrate adaptability and creativity
* Effective written and verbal communication skills.
* Time management skills, able to prioritise own work.
* Takes the initiative - identifies issues and problems and potential solutions - raises awareness with the relevant teams.
* Can do attitude

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Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.