MySQL DBA/Administrator - Contract (Remote)

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Stelfox Ltd
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Successful Internet Business in Dublin has an immediate requirement for a highly skilled MySQL DBA.
This is a 6 month daily rate rolling contract. Market rates will be paid.

Remote work considered.
Reporting directly to the Technical Services Manager, you will work as part of the Technical Services team, supporting the development team to deliver a robust, reliable and 99.9% uptime service to their customers.

Role and Responsibilities: You will be responsible for:- Maintaining the current database infrastructure Monitoring Servers across multiple data-centres Performing query troubleshooting Preparing and running MySQL versions upgrades Acting as a resource for the development team, providing advice on schema changes, best practices and optimization Process review & identifying areas of improvement Backup/restore planning, testing & execution Db aspects of Disaster recovery/Business Continuity planning & execution Database security analysis, implementation & maintenance

Requirements/Qualifications for the role: 3 - 5 years' work experience with MySQL on a DBA level MySQL Certification(s) Excellent troubleshooting and performance tuning skills Familiarity with fail-over and point-in-time recovery Familiarity with monitoring and alerting tools like Nagios/MySQL Enterprise Monitor/Grafana Strong Understanding of:-o MySQL architectureo InnoDB Storage Engineo Replication (asynchronous, semi-synchronous, SSL)o GTIDo Difference between binary log types

Preferred Qualifications, but not mandatory
Proficiency with PHP and or Perl. Experience with Ansible. Knowledge of LAMP stack. Experience with Enterprise Architect

For immediate consideration call Mary-Rose (see below)