Sr. MySQL Database Administrator
System Administration

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determines database structural requirements by analyzing client operations, applications, and programming; reviewing objectives with clients; evaluating current systems;
  • Works with Development and System Admin Teams to ensure system releases does not compromise the security, integrity or quality of the underlying data structures used by the application.
  • Develops database solutions by designing proposed system, defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, security, backup and recovery specifications.
  • Configures and implements database systems by developing flowcharts; applying optimum access techniques; coordinating installation actions; documents actions.
  • Maintains database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems; calculating optimum values for parameters; evaluating, integrating, and installing new releases; completing maintenance; answering user questions.
  • Provides database support by coding utilities, responding to user questions, and resolving problems.
  • Ensures database environment maintains proper security, adhering to industry best practices and regulatory compliance with respect to data storage, management and access
  • Develop tools and processes to establish trends in data growth and forecast capacity needs
  • Execute data migrations and database upgrades
  • Define the architectural vision and strategy for the enterprise database environment
  • Drive best practices in monitoring databases with the ability to identify key performance indicators

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s/College Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Engineering (Computer/Telecommunication) or equivalent
  • With a minimum of 5 years’ experience in supporting database platforms for online service businesses
  • Understands complex database and server technologies
  • Expert level knowledge of relational databases with strong knowledge in MySQL preferred.
  • Experience working with cloud based database platforms preferably AWS.
  • Expertise in various MySQL replication technologies
  • Knowledgeable of best practices in database security
Other Information
Manila, Philippines