Senior Engineer, Database Administrator

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Job Description

Job Description

  • 9+ years hands-on experience of managing PostgreSQL/MySQL databases
  • Experience Working on Cloud Environment (AWS, AZURE)
  • Experience in designing and setting up databases on AWS (RDS) and other cloud native environments
  • Experience in migrating database workloads from on-premise to cloud environments with minimal down time
  • Experience in preparing provisioning templates to deploy databases on on-premise as well as on cloud environments
  • Experience in deployment and maintenance of PostgreSQL/MySQL Databases
  • Experience in PostgreSQL/MySQL database backup, restore and Ponint in Time Recovery (PITR)
  • Experience in Performance tuning of PostgreSQL/MySQL databases
  • Experience in configuration, integration and setting up disaster recovery sites as per best practicies
  • Experience in configuring High Availability (HA) and Disaster recovery (DR) using active-active and master-slave on PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Experience in configuring Transparent Database Encryption (TDE) on postgreSQL as well as MySQL databases
  • Experience in designing and managing PostgreSQL/MySQL database schemas
  • Experience in deploying complex schema changes as per application/business/project requirements
  • Experience in implementing and maintaing Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Experience in applying PostgreSQL/MySQL patches and keeping up the environment secure, compliant and healthy
  • Experience in identifying any vulnerabilites in the environment and ability to fix these with high quality standards
  • Experience in interacting with project managers and business leaders to understand Full project life cycle
  • Experience in setting up Enterprise Manager, PGAdmin and other enterprise tools to monitor databases performance
  • Experience in configuring desired critical alerts to detect any anamoliles early before it become an incident
  • Experience in automating routine tasks to be handed over to other teams for self service
  • Strong proficiency in MySQL database management
  • Decent experience with recent versions of MySQL
  • Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL
  • Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Knowledge of MySQL features, such as its event scheduler
  • Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications
  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases
  • Experience setting up and using PostgreSQL/MySQL replication
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated, able to work both in a team and solo
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Basic Unix/Linux admin experience
  • Familiarity with other SQL/NoSQL databases such as Oracle, MongoDB, etc.
  • Document database architecture and ensuring the security and integrity of the databases.
  • Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining policies and procedures.
  • Oracle database experience is a plus
  • Any programming skills including Java, Perl, Unix scripting
  • Strong Spoken and written English skills




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