MySQL DBA || Bethlehem, PA or Holmdel, NJ( Hybrid)|| 6+month Contract


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6+ months contract
Location: Bethlehem, PA or Holmdel, NJ. Local candidates preferred. The Database Service is scheduled to work Monday through Friday 8:00 AM ET till 5:00 PM ET. 3 days remote and 2-days in the office. Client operates on a 24x7x365 using an on-call rotation which the candidate will be a part of.
Must have skills:
10+ years of MySQL DBA experience
MySQL replication experience
SQL coding and tuning experience
Shell scripting and automation experience
MySQL Enterprise Manager experience
AWS/Cloud Services experience: EC2, RDS, and Aurora
Cloud deployments experience: Jenkins, Bitbucket, Terraform
Hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required DB tasks experience
Strong troubleshooting/performance tuning skills
Ability to assess and improve SQL performance
Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
Ability to Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
Profile server resource usage, optimize and tweak as necessary
Expert level MySQL RDBMS installation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, back-up/recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in -large and very dynamic environments
Strong commitment to following SDLC/Change-Management principles
Self-starter and be able to perform work with minimal supervisory direction
Knowledge of data quality, data management, and data testing strategies and practices
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Strong experience working with ticketing tools such as ServiceNow, Zenoss or any other monitoring tool, Cloud monitoring tools (CloudWatch, CloudTrail), AppDynamics (or similar APM tool)
Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Keen analytical and structured approach to problem solving
Ability to accommodate flexible work schedules
Desired skills:
Ability to diagnose problems and triage/resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server, or storage tiers)
Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, scripts, cron, or other techniques
Experience in DB2 UDB, Oracle, Postgres, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, and/or Cassandra is plus
Experience with configuration management tools: SCCM; Puppet; or Ansible.
Development or enhancement of training and upskilling programs
Bachelor's Degree or similar required



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