MySQL Database Administrator (DBA) / Senior MySQL Database Administrator (DBA)

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 15 June 2016
Job Type: Full Time

WHAT YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Oversee the overall administration of the MySQL Database infrastructure at Sysco LABS and manage the data infrastructure by leading a small team of DB engineers
  • Implementation and Configuration of MySQL databases
  • Implement HA solutions and define Backup/Recovery strategies
  • Performance and Tuning
  • Capacity planning and scaling MySQL database environments
  • Production support
  • Project Delivery
  • Define and document standards and guidelines
  • Support problem resolution; consult and advise in application design and tuning; plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality
  • Provide data administration support for development and maintenance of production and non-production database environments for distributed applications
  • Participate in product evaluations, design review sessions, data requirement meetings and consult with product development teams

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar technical related field
  • 5+ years of MySQL database administration
  • Thorough knowledge in working in a Linux environment
  • Conversant with SQL and shell scripting
  • Experience with highly-available database technologies like clustering and replication
  • Experience developing database security standards and best practices
  • Prior experience working with Amazon AWS environments will be an added advantage
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Why Join?

Careers at Sysco LABS

At Sysco LABS, we value our entrepreneurial spirit and openness the most. Our culture is non-hierarchical, encourages open communication and the free flow of ideas, and foster learning as an ongoing process.

We are headquartered in Silicon Valley with much of our engineering being carried out by Sysco LABS in Colombo. Although both teams are roughly thirteen hours apart, we coordinate like clockwork to ensure deadlines are met and results delivered.

Teams based in Colombo regularly visit the Redwood City office, giving them an opportunity to experience the Silicon Valley culture first hand and meet the restaurants that use the products we build.