Database Engineer - MySQL/Mariadb

Employer
HyerTek
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 01, 2022
Closes
Oct 04, 2022
Ref
670934596
Hours
Full Time
OVERALL PURPOSE OF POSITION: The purpose of this position is to perform and manage tasks related to the operation, support, administration, optimization, and maintenance of USAC owned databases and database tools. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: T he position's essential duties include the following: Support of production and non-production databases: Correct issues reported in production system Support routine and ad-hoc IT DBA requests Update documentation, if required as part of correcting production issues Implement and monitor daily and nightly database maintenance jobs Monitor, diagnose, and respond to system failure and performance issues, taking appropriate measures to reduce system downtime and eliminate recurrence of the problem Work with USAC technical staff, including network engineers and software developers, to analyze and improve system performance Formulate and implement backup procedures for all company databases Serve as technical support for any database related performance or access issue Generate ad-hoc and routine reports and define metrics for database health and performance Administer, maintain, develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of company databases. Leading the team in providing technical support for any database-related performance or access issue Perform or affect the performance of all database installations, patches, and planned upgrades. Implement data models and database designs, data access and table maintenance codes. Resolve database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other database issues; Perform database related development as dictated by departmental or project demands. Design and perform data migrations and data transformations as required by application delivery teams or business customers. Develop and maintain documentation, diagrams, and procedures and complies with company's change management control process. Ensure that all database designs adhere to industry best practices. Work with application delivery teams during database design. Possess substantial knowledge about application and database performance profiles of all databases under their management. Represent the IT department in terms of database expertise in coordination with other departments. TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE : Provision MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations 8+ Years Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM 8+ Years Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements 8+ Years Experience with replication configuration in MySQL 6+ Years Managing MySQL User Accounts 7+ Years Backing Up, Copying, and Recovering MySQL Databases 7+ Years Tuning the MySQL Server 7+ Years Running Multiple MySQL Servers 7+ Years MySQL Database Maintenance and Repair 7+ Years Developing of SQL scripts for stored procedures and functions 5+ Years Experience with physical database characteristics such as table design, relationships, data partition, efficient indexes, storage allocation, capacity planning etc. 7+ Years Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL 7+ Years Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases Linux/Unix platforms and Linux Shell scripting 5+ Years Display strong ability in troubleshooting complex issues 5+ Years Experience in performance tuning and load testing of database 7+ Years Knowledge of database security concepts 5+Years Experience with high availability database and application architectures 3+ Years The following skills are required : Analytical and problem solving skills Developing and/or creating new or more effective ideas, approaches, etc. Developing and executing short-range plans/decisions Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to exercise sound judgment across a broad range of circumstances The following skills are desired : MySQL Certification You have experience with NoSQL databases, such as Couchbase, MongoDB etc. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Reporting Services or other enterprise reporting tool. Experience with clustered MySQL databases and high availability architectures. SQLServer 2012 experience Experience with agile software development such as SCRUM and XP Experience with high availability database and application architectures Experience with physical database characteristics such as table design, relationships data partition, efficient indexes, storage allocation, capacity planning etc. 5+ Year Display strong ability in troubleshooting complex issues 5+ Years Experience in performance tuning and load testing of database 5+ Years Knowledge of database security concepts 5+ Years Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Location Washington DC (Metro Center) / Hybrid Total Rewards at HyerTek: Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes various medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts/Flex Spending Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401k plan. To encourage work/life balance, HyerTek offers employees full flex work weeks where possible. Various paid time off plans are offered including vacation, sick and personal, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement, and jury duty leave. Employees can protect their income with optional offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness, and business travel and accident insurance. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most. HyerTek is an EEO employer. Job Posted by ApplicantPro