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Kforce Database Engineer 3 in Mountain View, California

Kforce has a client in search of a Database Engineer in Mountain View, California (CA).Key Responsibilities:

  • Build solutions to database centric problems that interrupt availability, performance, and stability in our systems, services and products at scale

  • Perform a wide variety of technical and administrative duties such as consultation, recommendation and provide solutions in overall systems design, development, and delivery

  • Manage the establishment and configuration of SaaS infrastructure in an agile way by storing infrastructure as code and employing automated configuration management tools with a goal to be able to re-provision environments at any point in time

  • Develop, improve, and thoroughly document operational best practices and procedures

  • Drive operational cost reductions through service optimizations and demand-based auto scaling

  • Work closely with the Product Development (PD) team and be the DevOps voice to ensure scalability & performance becomes part of the app architecture

  • Perform day-to-day support activities to support RTB (run the business) process that involve performing database updates and other activities to keep the customers and application impact to minimum

  • Be on-call on a rotational basis to support production issues during US business hours

  • 10 years of experience in diverse fields of IT specializing in MySQL Administration in a production environment

  • 7 years of experience as MySQL DBA/Engineer including application design expertise related to high performance OLTP applications and security design

  • 2 years of experience managing production MySQL instances in AWS

Nice to have:

  • Hands on experience configuring MySQL replication, MySQL utilities and tools, debugging issues related to MySQL

  • Experience managing MySQL instances on Linux environment is a must

  • Excellent hands-on experience with MySQL installation and configuration is a must for this role

  • Experience in supporting web based, highly available, mission critical applications including logical and physical database design, SDLC support, performance tuning, deployment automation and monitoring

  • Experience reviewing, designing and developing data models in conjunction with the application development teams

  • Experience and/or working knowledge of scripting languages like Perl, Python or similar

  • Experience implementing comprehensive solutions for database health monitoring and alerting

  • Experience with large scale data migration and master-master replication using MySQL is a great plus

  • Prior experience in migrating MySQL databases from private datacenter to public cloud with near zero downtime is a big plus

  • Strong project management skills; able to take a goal from start to finish with little supervision

  • Experience on other relational databases such as Oracle, Postgres, MS SQL Server is a big plus

  • 24x7 on-call production database support experience is a must

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:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00

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