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Information Services
MySQL Database Consultant
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Pythian | Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description

Job Description:

OVERVIEW: The Database Consultant will, as part of a team based approach, supply complete support for all aspects of database and application infrastructure to a variety of clients, as assigned.

Coordinating, analyzing, designing, implementing and administrating IT solutions Recommending best practices for improvements to current operational processes Configuring and maintaining database servers Supporting MySQL Database services Administrating backup procedures and disaster recovery plans Troubleshooting operational problems Administrating proactive daily checks Responding to monitoring alerts Presenting technical courses to customers Participating in on-call coverage rotation plan Communicating status and planning activities to customers and team members
QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires specialized knowledge and experience in performing the following:
Installing, configuring and upgrading MySQL databases MySQL Administration including: Various storage engines MySQL customer tools Performance tuning of MySQL databases MySQL technical support MySQL tools Designing and implementing various MySQL backup/recovery strategies MySQL replication and slave setup Coding scripts, procedures, functions, etc. Developing methods for monitoring Designing and implementing DRP and HA solutions Designing and implementing MySQL clustering solutions Linux/Unix and Shell scripting Working directly with external customers Project managing White paper writing, blogging and presenting skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Interfacing with external customers, strong customer service focus with the ability to manage customer expectations and priorities Excellent oral and written communication Self-motivated and directed, while working in a fast-paced demanding environment Keen attention to detail Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities Very effective organizational skills Ability to work in a team Demonstrate sound work ethics Understanding of current IT service standards such as ITIL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Participate in on-call rotation and periodic overtime Ability to perform primary job functions while standing or sitting for extended periods of time Dexterity of hands and fingers (or skill with adaptive devices) to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computing equipment The incumbent must spend long hours in intense concentration Stress may be caused by the need to complete tasks within tight deadlines EDUCATION: Undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology or related field.

DISCLAIMER: An equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered. Pythian is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a security check.