MySQL DBA - Nottingham - SQL, Linux, Python/Bash

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3 months +
Square One Resources
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MySQL DBA - Nottingham - SQL, Linux, Python/Bash

Square one are looking for a MySQL DBA to come on board for a 3 month contract based in Nottingham.

MySQL Database Administrator is responsible for the confidentiality, availability and integrity of data across multiple systems and environments, and for all aspects of our mission critical, highly available, database infrastructure They will be required to assist with database design for new product development, and database architecture for new systems, capacity planning and scalability Their role is to support and assist other members of the team in delivering services to clients

Who you are:
- passionate about all things data related
- excellent problem solving and logical reasoning skills
- meticulous about the systems that you are responsible for
- excellent communication skills, and be confident in explaining complex concepts to others
- highly organised self-starter, who is willing and able to learn quickly
- You will be able to effectively manage multiple simultaneous work stream
- can do' attitude, and a strong teamwork ethic
- willing to question the status quo when necessary

Accountable for
- The confidentiality, availability and integrity of data across multiple systems and environments
- The proper configuration of databases across multiple systems and environments
- The timely resolution of any issues affecting the systems for which you are responsible

Key Responsibilities and Tasks
- Designing, deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant
database systems
- Manage confidentiality of customer data, in line with policies and procedures
- System monitoring and remediation in line with customer SLAs
- Develop, maintain and document installation, configuration and maintenance procedures
- Carry out regular system maintenance, patching and backups
- Ensuring that best practices are applied as far as practically possible

Key Skills and Experience
- Percona Server
- Galera Clustering
- MySQL Replication
- Linux server administration
- Python and Bash Scripting
- Cassandra
- Elasticsearch
- Typical background
- High volume transactional database systems
- Large data sets
- MySQL certification advantageous
- Linux system administration highly beneficial

MySQL DBA - Nottingham - SQL, Linux, Python/Bash