Contract W2, Contract Independent
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Primary Location Seattle, WA.

V-Soft Consulting is currently hiring for a MySQL DBA for our premier client in Seattle, WA. This is a contract position in the telecommunications industry.

Responsible for designing, tuning, maintaining, and supporting secure data systems for highly available, high-volume internet applications, as well as planning, designing, and implementing new software to assist in automating these tasks. Maintains new and existing data platforms and tools, including writing code, testing, debugging and troubleshooting. Documents development activity including how-to and best practices. Assists other teams as a subject matter expert in our data platforms.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Comfortable working in a Linux shell
  • Understanding of replication, sharding and performance optimization in data systems
  • Strong operational and administrative understanding of data platforms
  • Ability to build tooling using scripting or programming language of choice
  • Strong understanding of highly-available data system architecture and implementation
  • Knowledge and use of source control (Git) and code review practices
  • Strong understanding of data security (e.g. secure authentication, encryption at-rest and in-flight)
  • Understanding of unit and functional testing
  • Understanding and use of containers and container schedulers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes).


Job Responsibilities

  • Design, tune, maintain and support secure, highly- available data systems for highly available, high-volume Internet applications
  • Produce documentation of overall automation design, operation and test coverage
  • Develop, test, and deploy reliable, efficient, secure, and cost-effective automation solutions leveraging modern frameworks across multiple environments and using modern test approaches
  • Database performance analysis, capacity sizing, and optimization
  • Enthusiastic problem solver
  • Friendly, easy to work with
  • You own your systems and code. Full participant in On Call rotations; Kanban, Status meetings; Iterative planning, Demos.
  • We believe learning is a lifelong endeavor. Strong ability to learn on your own and take in new information and ideas.
  • Our engineers are not a pack of strongly collaborative. You must be a good communicator who plays well with others.
  • Be committed to working as part of a DevOps team on shared objectives aimed at improving various data platforms.
  • Drive automation at all levels of the development and operation lifecycle
  • Manage an environment primarily using MySQL, as well as some ElasticSearch and other OSS DBs
  • Wants to help realize team goals, get things done, and be valued as a key contributor.

V-Soft Consulting is a trusted partner with experience across diverse technology stacks to help business get IT done. What makes V-Soft different? Our expertise is derived from over 20 years of delivering world-class IT staffing, consulting, engineering and managed services to Fortune 1000 and mid-market companies in the U.S., Canada, and Asia.

V-Soft is headquartered in Louisville, KY with strategic locations in India, Canada, and across the U.S., including Madison, Chicago, Denver, Harrisburg and Atlanta. V-Soft has been recognized among the top 100 fastest growing staffing companies in North America, and is known for the ability to provide highly qualified consultants for any project at any scale. V-Soft has a wide variety of partnerships across diverse technology stacks, and holds such titles as MuleSoft Certified Delivery Resource, Oracle Gold Partner, ServiceNow Partner, Microsoft Partner, and Cisco Registered Partner, amongst many others.

Like what you hear? Apply with V-Soft today! For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit or call (844) 425-8425.

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Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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