Database Engineer - MySQL

Mid-level • Full-time • Remote in Cluj-Napoca
ADMOT003
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Job Summary

They are looking for a new enthusiastic and dedicated Database Engineer - MySQL (remote) to come on board.

What you’ll be doing…

  • You’ll be teaming with some of the most well-known database experts in the industry who are even better teammates, friends and mentors.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to develop your own skills and become more powerful than you can possibly imagine…. with databases.
  • This is not a boring, entry-level role where you’ll just be triaging the boring and monotonous.
  • Your main responsibility will be helping their customers’ DBA teams when they need expert assistance.
  • You’ll do that by gathering relevant data and investigating issues to provide a detailed analysis of your findings in a digestible format by email, instant message or voice. For more serious and production impacting issues, you’ll perform screen sharing sessions to help them quickly navigate and resolve issues.
  • When you’re not fixing things, you’ll be authoring new blog posts on interesting topics for their open-source community to digest, answering questions on their forum, creating new articles in their customer-facing knowledge base for more frequently seen issues, and hosting webinars amongst other things.

This is a remote role, so you can be located anywhere in the world. All you need is a decent, stable internet connection.

What does it take to be their Superhero?

  • Exceptional knowledge of MySQL
  • Be a wizard with databases and associated technical configurations
  • Knowledgeable about performance tuning, query optimization, & index tuning
  • Detailed understanding of monitoring requirements
  • Demonstrable experience in administering Linux based systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot methodically, identifying and applying fixes for known errors, and when necessary, capacity to think outside of the box to resolve complex issues
  • Enthused to expand your skillset with new technologies as the industry continues to evolve
  • Availability to travel for the occasional team meeting, conference and customer visit
  • Excellent written and spoken English and ability to work effectively with English-speaking customers

It's a bonus if you have experience with these:

  • Backup solutions such as XtraBackup, & MyDumper
  • HA solutions such as MHA
  • Galera / XtraDB Cluster, & HAProxy
  • Cloud Services such as AWS and RDS
  • Configuration management solutions such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef
  • MySQL DBA Professional Certifications
  • MongoDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • Kubernetes / OpenShift / Docker
  • Location: Remote, work from home position. Part-time collaboration is accepted. Participation with the on-call team schedule. A stable internet connection is required.

Of course, everyone’s career has a different path and you may not have all of the skills and/or experience listed above.

However, if you feel you might fit the job, feel free to contact them.

Interested? Apply now!

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