Senior DBA (MySQL)

ADP - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.9

Team: Platform Reliability

Role: Senior Database Administrator

The Platform Reliability team at Lifion is central to the reputation and trustworthiness of our product. We are looking for a Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with broad experience in database technologies.

Own high-availability production database systems, and meet stringent Recovery Point Objective and Recovery Time Objective SLAs
Perform database administration tasks, including automation, performance monitoring and tuning, and query optimization
Work with infrastructure engineers, developers, and architects to ensure performance and scalability of applications
Work with security and operations to manage access control to databases
Monitor databases for problems and diagnose their origin
Identify and resolve production application issues
Plan and provide operational oversight in database migrations with minimal impact to customers

You have experience tuning and optimizing performance of SQL and NoSQL databases (major emphasis on MySQL)
You understand security best practices for data protection
You have a strong sense of ownership, and an ability to drive tasks to completion
You have strong communication skills
You have experience with cloud infrastructure; Amazon RDS/Aurora is a plus
You have experience with programming languages (bash, Python)
You have experience leading a team
You don't fear changing production