Kforce MySQL Senior Database Administrator - Tech Firm in New York, New York

Kforce is working with one of the fastest technology firms who is looking for a strong Senior Database Administrator with MySQL experience. This position reports to Director of Data Infrastructure, and this is a newly created role due to tremendous growth. This position is in New York, New York (NY). They offer competitive compensation, great benefits including medical, dental vision, PTO, Flexibility of work/life balance. They are also offering a bonus. Additionally, they have a phenomenal retention rate.Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, manage, and maintain all databases that support development, testing and production operations

  • Perform database administration tasks including maintenance, upgrades, user management, monitoring, audit and performance tuning

  • Perform and improve data replication and purging operations

  • Support software development with database operations including complex query optimization, storage optimization, database architecture/design guidance and integration for all relational databases, used by different 24/7 systems to store both customer and company provided data

  • Work with various teams to control and execute day-to-day database operations

  • Develop strategies and implement solutions for database continuous testing, integration and delivery

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience required

  • 5 years of MySQL DBA experience supporting production, development and testing environments

  • Proficiency with scripting language (bash) and experience with Python programming is a plus

  • Hands-on experience with MySQL database clustering, performance tuning, monitoring, and data replication (Tungsten preferred)

  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, data purging, recovery, security, integrity and SQL

  • Experience with applications database design support and SQL optimization

  • Familiarity and hands-on experience with at least one column-based database (Vertica preferred)

  • Experience with database automated continuous testing, integration and delivery is a plus

  • Innovative approach to work, constantly looking for upgrading the system to more efficient and effective new technologies and processes

  • Excellent communication, documentation and troubleshooting skills

  • Incumbent must be MySQL Database Administrator with familiarity with at least one column-based database to support our databases used by 24/7 low latency systems

  • Experience Big Data in your career-at 2 billion query requests per day and 1 TB of data generated per hour

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:140000.00Maximum Compensation:155000.00