MySQL Database Administrator

Offer by Artemis Consulting, Inc.




About this job

Location options: Paid relocation
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level
Role: Database Administrator
Industry: Agile Software Development, Information Technology
Company size: 51-200 people
Company type: Private


mysql, perl, database-administration

Job description

POSITION OVERVIEW MySQL Database Administrator (DBA) 10+ years of relevant experience Onsite Washington D.C. (little to no remote/telework)
  As part of this role, you will be providing comprehensive Oracle Database Support services.  This includes working with a talented team to provide database migration and upgrade; Operations and Maintenance (O&M); database security enhancements; mitigation/remediation of IT Security findings; data center server maintenance, data center shutdown/restart and other support activities; application Disaster Recovery (DR); and database development/release. If you love working in dynamic and challenging environment, this should be a fun and exciting opportunity for you. ABOUT ARTEMIS CONSULTING Artemis Consulting is a D.C. area-based IT Services and Management Consulting firm that is on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S, on the Entrepreneur 360 companies list, and one of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Fantastic 50 companies. Our teams are collaborative, self-motivated, and focused on creating value for our clients. We are a growing company where you have an opportunity to learn and grow with your peers. We believe in getting the job done and having work-life balance. We offer competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefits package including employer-subsidized health, dental & vision insurance, 401(k) matching, 10 paid Federal holidays, and paid vacation and sick leave. JOB SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES The ideal candidate for this position meets the requirements of the position, is personable, and can work in a team. Excellent oral and written communications skills are a necessity.
  • Provide day to day system administration of MySQL DB platforms across the enterprise, to include remote sites.
  • Support daily database monitoring and administration tasks and respond to Service Requests that are assigned to the DBA team within the client’s IT Service Management (ITSM) platform
  • Assist in applying software patches and fixes
  • Assist with implementing security enhancements required by the client’s IT Security Group, and in accordance with Agency security directives to mitigate or remediate identified security vulnerabilities
  • Support annual Data Center Shutdown events as well as unplanned outages, DR cutover and reconstitution
  • Support database disaster recovery efforts and coordinate with application owners to ensure that database recovery supports the recovery times stipulated in IT Contingency Plans that are managed for specific systems.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Must be flexible, able to work in a highly collaborative environment, and work independently and collaboratively as needed. Work location is onsite, with occasional offsite work after hours and weekends during planned/unplanned outages or system maintenance periods.  Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and superior interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Ability to plan and execute database migrations across multiple and divers DB platforms
  • Advanced MySQL DBA experience with MySQL, version 5 and above
  • Administration and maintenance of enterprise database systems
  • Unix/Linux Shell Scripting (BASH, KSH, PERL and/or Python)
  • MySQL Enterprise Monitor, MySQL Enterprise Backup, MySQL Replication
  • MySQL Security Hardening.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, identify and remediate DB performance issues
Minimum Qualifications The contractor shall apply expert working knowledge of database design, implementation, performance optimization, database migration/upgrade, and administration of databases over full system lifecycle, with specific experience listed below:
  • 8+ years experience in managing large, enterprise level MySQL database implementations
  • Experience in design and support of high availability (HA) architectures and comprehensive Disaster Recovery strategies
  • Advanced MySQL expertise to include designing robust and resilient DB architectures
  • Administration and maintenance of enterprise database systems
  • 5 years of experience with Linux-based systems.
  • Experience with high-availability database solutions and architectures.
  • Experience implementing a variety of data models, data access, and table maintenance codes.
  • Extensive experience resolving moderate to complex DB performance and capacity issues, replications, etc.
  • Experience in configuration, upgrade, maintenance and security.
  • Experience executing MySQL database backups and restores.
  • Advanced level knowledge of SQL.
  • Extensive experience working within structured change management processes.
  • Strong scripting skills in any UNIX shell, Perl, and/or Python.
  • Ability to develop requirements for the tool-sets needed to streamline and automate system installation and configuration procedures.
  • Experience with process automation
Desired Qualifications
  • Solid communications skills, oral and written.
  • Federal Government experience as a contractor
EDUCATION - Undergraduate Degree (in in computer science, engineering or related field) highly desired but can be substituted with 2 additional years of experience OTHER REQUIREMENTS - Work location is DC Metro area - US Citizenship (required by Federal client) - Candidates should be able to pass a criminal background check - Candidates who are not in the Washington DC area should not apply. This position is for a Federal client, and requires onsite presence.
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Artemis Consulting is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, or age. Artemis Consulting uses e-Verify to verify employment eligibility. 

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