MySQL DBA with Azure


  • Security management
  • Migration
  • Database
  • Project coordination
  • Recovery
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Design
  • Terraform
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Progress Chef

Job Description

Kforce has a client seeking a MySQL DBA with Azure in Boca Raton, FL.

As a MySQL DBA Contractor, you will be working with other top-notch DBAs and Architects in a technologically diverse environment in our best-in-class enterprise data centers and cloud based environments. You will be contributing towards helping migrating MySQL Database Replication systems to new hardware by ensuring zero down time. Be part of a team where best practices and standards are the norm and all are empowered to achieve success. Be part of a team that continually masters a high degree of collaboration and knowledge sharing and where members are able to excel in their accomplishments and realize their career goals.

* MySQL DBA will support the database management system and all related software
* Design and build Database Environments (Assist in developing estimates and schedules for new projects and/or extensions to existing systems)
* Technical Support for DBMS Environments (Provide technical support and perform database administration for all development and production databases on multiple environments)
* As a MySQL DBA, you should show willingness to be on call and support critical database issues that arise in the evening or on weekends

* Bachelor in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems (MIS) or related discipline or equivalent work experience
* 5 years DBA working experience on Linux and Unix environments
* 5 years or more of experience in database environment life cycle management and support of production and development environments

Technical Skills - Required:
* 5 years MySQL DBA working experience on Linux and Unix environments
* Extensive industry experience (5+ years) that include serving as a DBA in all facets of DBMS design, implementation, deployment, administration and maintenance, and project coordination
* 5 years or more of experience in database environment life cycle management and support of production and development environments
* Experience supporting Data Warehousing and ETL processing
* Experienced in database and disk system performance tuning
* Self-motivated detail oriented and highly responsible
* Capable of handling multiple assignments and additional responsibilities
* Expert level MySQL DBA knowledge and experience with MySQL 5.6, 5.7 and 8.0 - MySQL certification preferred

Extensive MySQL technical experience in the following:
* High Availability solutions using replication, Disaster Recovery solutions
* Backup and recovery experience with Percona Tools (i.e., Xtrabackup)
* Performance tuning, production operations & support

Security Administration:
* 2 or more years using DevOps tools (i.e., Terraform, Ansible, Chef, GitLab) using one or more programming languages (i.e., Python, Perl, etc.) on bare metal and virtual environments (i.e., AWS, OpenStack, Proxmox, Azure)
* Experience performing MySQL patches and Major version upgrades
* Experience in Linux Shell programming, SQL
* Azure cloud experience is a plus

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.