Database Administrator - MySQL (Remote)

Full Time

Job Description

Rocket Central is a centralized hub that delivers thoughtful and innovative solutions for Rocket Companies?. We are the center of operations, technology, marketing, HR, legal, strategy and more that propels our companies forward. Here, we?ll give you the opportunity to launch your career and work with various companies, spanning multiple industries from fintech, to auto and real estate. We offer you the tools you?ll need to succeed, no matter what stage you?re at in your career. You?ll be able to master your craft here by working on complex problems in a collaborative culture and challenging yourself to make a real impact.

Apply today to see all that Rocket Central has to offer!


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or business information systems, a related degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • 1 year of experience with prod workload in an AWS ecosystem
  • Experience with MySQL 5.7, MySQL 8.0?and above
  • Experience with maintaining AWS RDS instances
  • In-depth understanding of the database engine and strong performance tuning skills
  • Troubleshooting experience with MySQL replication
  • Strong?experience working with Unix/Linux and Shell Scripting
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong?analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Troubleshoot service outages as they occur, including after hours and weekends
  • Strong sense of personal accountability for results
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a code (IAC) such as terraform or Cloud-formation is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with database CICD process, concepts and tools
  • Understanding of NoSQL databases is an added advantage


As a Database Administrator, you'll ensure the databases that support our technology systems are designed to be highly available and continually performing efficiently.


  • Work with our developers and business analysts to create and modify our database structure
  • Monitor the performance of the database servers.
  • On-call support on a rotation basis.
  • Perform database maintenance tasks, including backups/restores, updating statistics, rebuilding indexes, etc.
  • Work with our data engineers to help map data in our production databases to our data warehouse
  • Maintain system security and data integrity
  • Work with our systems engineers to ensure optimal hardware and storage subsystems
  • Develop, manage and maintain a?strong?disaster recovery and high availability plan
  • Install, upgrade and patch the database servers
  • Participate?in code and design reviews
  • Engage in?in?production code pushes

Who We Are

Rocket Companies? is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage?, which was founded in 1985. Today, we?re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate, automotive and more. We?re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We?re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We?ve been ranked #7 on Fortune?s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022, as well as ranking #1 for Fortune?s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2021.


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

Colorado Candidates Only. Pursuant to the disclosure requirements of C.R.S. ? 8-5-101, et seq., the minimum salary for this position for candidates in Colorado is approximately seventy thousand five hundred dollars.? The position may also be eligible for an annual bonus and other employment-related benefits.? The information regarding compensation and other benefits included in this paragraph is only an estimate and is subject to revision from time to time as the Company, in its sole and exclusive discretion, deems appropriate.? The Company may determine during its review of the proposed minimum compensation and benefits provided for this position, that the compensation and benefits for such position should be reduced.? In no event will the Company reduce the compensation for the position to a level below the applicable jurisdictional minimum wage rate for the position.? The Company is a proud equal opportunity employer and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members.

Dice Id : 91126824
Position Id : R-071409
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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