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Senior Database and Server Administrator

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The Senior Database and Server Administrator is the resident technical expert in all things related to maintaining and optimizing the databases (both Relational, like MySQL, and non-relational, like MongoDb) that form the core technical underpinnings of the Blue Dolphin Platform. All the server infrastructure is hosted on tier 1 hosting platforms like AWS and Rackspace. Some experience with either of these technologies is desirable, as the aim will be to keep ongoing hosting costs low, while providing top quality service levels to our clients. This role will also be ultimately responsible for handling the smooth functioning of the entire server infrastructure, including responding to outages or reports of API slowdowns and other cloud related issues.The key to success in this position is an equal passion for delivering new features and capabilities, as well as operating the current applications at the highest level of quality, availability and ensuring that our customers have a world-class experience. You must come from a background of operations and support in a global organization, demonstrating with a strong ownership and drive for customer service. Basic Qualifications BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and experience. Handling Backup and recovery, performance issues, managing Oracle/MySQL databases. Five or more years of industry experience, including at least four years of hands-on DB administration, three or more years hands-on DB development projects Fluency in Oracle/MySQL DB technologies and tools, DB development Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a track record of working effectively with Development Engineering and other functions Converting logical to physical design On-call support Experience in LinuxPreferred Qualifications Highly motivated to solve problems efficiently. Fast troubleshooting and resolution skills Ability to manage multiple tasks with shifting priorities. Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with DBA and application teams Experience with terabyte databases. Strong query and database tuning skills Capacity monitoring and management capabilities Experience in NOSQL solutions is a plus. Shell Scripting/Perl scripting would be a plus. Understanding of distributed service architectures Experience with building and maintaining REST APIs is a plus
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering) | B.Sc. (Science)

Experience: 3-6


Business/Systems Analysis | Database Administration (DBA) | Quality Assurance/Testing | System Administration
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