Job #: 10107

Title: Senior MySQL Database Administrator

Location: Portland

Duration: Direct Permanent Hire


Our Portland based client is actively seeking a senior Database and Systems Administrator. This hands-on technical position will report directly to the CTO and be part of a team that has a track record of successfully launching and growing technology companies. The primary responsibilities of this position are to manage the production MySQL database and supporting infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer and maintain MySQL database and schedule jobs
  • Maintain database backups and replication to ensure availability
  • Maintain day-to-day database operations and documentation of critical 24x7 production systems.
  • Respond to database alerts and support calls after normal business work hours and on the weekends.
  • Perform scheduled after-hours tasks as required.
  • Ensure appropriate storage and database redundancy is maintained in overall infrastructure.
  • Ensure database systems are in compliance with internal and customer security policies.
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of the following systems:
  • MySQL databases

Job Requirements:

  • Five or more years in MySQL database administration
  • Strong technical expertise with Linux operating system and familiarity with storage systems
  • Ability to function effectively as an active member of a small technical team and to work independently as projects require
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing business objectives and to be flexible in a small, early-stage entrepreneurial company.