Mid - Sr Level MySQL DBA

MySQL DBA, Production DBA, upgrades, Disaster recovery, On Call, troubleshooting, migrations
Full Time
$80,000 - $110,000

Job Description

Please note: Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicants must be a United States Citizen  AND reside in the USA.

Our MySQL/MariaDB Practice is adding to our remote team! XTIVIA is looking to add a dynamic MySQL or MariaDB DBA who excels in great customer service with a strong technical knowledge to help our customers get the best out of their database environments. An individual who is motivated to find the root cause and who likes to take on an unknown issue as a challenge and as a chance to expand their knowledge. The ideal candidate would like to work problems on their own, knowing they have a team of experienced DBAs to rely on if needed. The right individual will most likely enjoy problem solving, working in a fast-paced environment, thinking on their feet and interacting with many different personalities. 


MySQL/MariaDB DBA must be able to perform consulting assignments, assessments, upgrades, migrations, support managed service clients and perform troubleshooting for multiple clients.  Part of duties include participation in an on call support rotation.  Some occasional off hours work is required as needed by clients.  Responsibilities include daily multi-tasking among multiple clients. Some travel will be required as needed.


This individual would be responsible for providing production support for multiple end clients and ad-hoc work as needed.


Opportunity is remote - though you must still reside within the USA. Candidates must be able to pass a 10-year background check. This is a full time salaried position. 


The ideal candidate would possess this required experience:

DBA Experienced with:

  • Min 4 years recent work experience with production support and maintenance as a MySQL or MariaDB DBA version 5.1 - 8.0 (5.1 - 10.5)
  • MySQL backup and recovery
  • MySQL performance troubleshooting and optimization
  • MySQL monitoring requirements
  • MySQL migrations
  • MySQL upgrades
  • MySQL disaster recovery
  • Maintained and supported customer databases in a 7 x 24 production environment
  • Excellent and proven interpersonal and communication skills, problem solving skills, technical analysis expertise
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Advanced time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage clients and their needs
  • Technical sales skills
  • Proficient at cron file management.
  • Ability to work between multiple clients and environments daily
  • MySQL 5.7 Certification or ability to attain one shortly after starting
  • Advanced Windows and Linux Troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and understand Linux/Unix scripts, powershell scripts, and bat files.


These skills would be a desired added bonus:

  • Other platform (Informix, SQL Server, DB2, Netezza, NOSQL, or others) experience/certifications a plus
  • Technical support or call center support experience a plus
  • Previous consulting experience
  • Development experience a plus
  • Shell Scripting
  • MySQL configuration, load balancing, failover and caching technologies
  • MySQL replication and clustering technologies
  • MySQL server monitoring

Education we would like to see:

  • MySQL Certification - Oracle Certified Professional(OCP) MySQL 5.7


Advantages of working with XTIVIA 

  • Open flexible time off for your work/life balance
  • Complete insurance package (medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, 401K and disability) for employee and their dependents
  • Flex office hours to help with family responsibilities and commuting times
  • Teladoc for on-demand remote medical care via telephone and video conferencing
  • Certifications and Training available to support employee professional development
  • HR Programs, like Employee Assistance Program, 401K, Holiday Charity Matching Program
  • Potential to work partial or full remote, depending on experience
  • Stellar people who are passionate and committed to our customers


Since 1992, XTIVIA has a proven reputation as an innovative B2B technology enterprise solutions firm that delivers leading-edge IT solutions, including integrations, implementations and consultation, as well as technical expertise and support for our clients’ specific requirements, regardless of project complexity.

Our service areas for North American customers include Enterprise Application Development & Integration, Browser-based Operational Systems, Workflow Management, Business Intelligence, BPM, eCommerce, Intranet and Extranet Portals, Customer Relationship Management, Data Warehousing, (Remote) Database Support & Management, Enterprise Information Management, Data Governance, Cloud Solutions, and Digital Experience Solutions.


Dice Id : 10114120
Position Id : MySQLDBA0521
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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