Title: MySQL Developer / DBA (Denver)


Location: Denver / Boulder


Responsible for tuning existing MySQL database, implementing fail-over architecture, implement back-up strategy, optimizing existing SQL statements


Contribute to an existing distributed MySQL server architecture and design application

Work with existing IT department to implement MySQL database administration tasks in a Linux environment, including maintenance, troubleshooting, tuning, optimization, installation, upgrades, backup/recovery, and data migration.

Architect, design, develop, analyze, extract, load, and maintain MySQL databases by creating SQL and/or stored procedures, and Unix shell scripts

Work closely with software development to design and implement optimal solutions for existing and future applications

Update current database design documentation.

Work with existing IT to develop supporting documentation for capacity planning.

Consistently meet deadlines and schedules by working closely with the production team in a SCRUM environment

Qualification/Minimum Requirements: 


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related IT field preferred

5+ years’ experience designing and administering MySQL databases

Exceptional MySQL production database administration and tuning skills

Unix shell scripting

Proactive mindset with a genuine passion for creating, implementing and tailoring software

A high level of enthusiasm for working in an entrepreneurial environment

Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, listening)

Desired Experience

Data modeling and design

PHP and / or Java development environment experience such as Eclipse

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