The MySQL Server Database Administrator (DBA) will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical MySQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our enterprise applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills on MySQL Server 5.7 and onwards
Responsible for providing technical support for the establishment of different database environments like Test, Staging and Production.
Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the business Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to proactively/Reactively monitor the Database system, may include emails to DBA and relevant teams.
Implementation of High Availability of Data (HA) techniques, to minimize Recovery Time and to avoid Data Loss may include Replication, Mirroring etc.
User Access Control strategy for accessing Production/Reporting environment.
When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes
Maintain the Data required for Audit Purpose and fulfill the Audit Requirements.
Implementation of New Policies related to Database.
Formulate a strategy for Disaster Recovery related to Database and to assist the team in disaster recovery if necessary.
Develops a methodology for the ongoing assessment of database performance and the identification of problem areas.
Develops a security scheme for the database environment.
Routine Maintenance of Database to fully utilize the system resources and to avoid system Bottlenecks.
Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MySQL Server
Concrete knowledge of MySQL Server Replication Models
Proven experience of Configuration of replication using different replication methodologies