Our client specialises in mobile solutions, instant messaging, competition and polls. They’re looking for a MySQL DBA to join their IT team.

Job description

Client is based in City Centre.


Minimum 3 years’ experience as Production Database Administrator
3+ years of experience on writing Linux shell scripts, perl scripts etc. Languages and Software Packages:
Experience with High Availability MySQL/Percona environments
Experience with workflow engines and creating traceability of data through multiple systems.
Experience with database reporting systems, especially Jaspersoft
Experience working in a software development environment with software configuration management and agile development practices
The DBA role requires hands-on production database administration skills, deep technical expertise with MySQL and Percona Server.
Sound understanding on installation, configuration, patching, supporting and upgrading MySQL and Percona servers
Strong understanding on MySQL backup and recovery strategies.
Strong understanding on MySQL replication.
Should be good with query tuning and performance optimization
Should be good with MySQL stored procedures and functions
Good exposure to Linux operating system
Languages: Linux shell scripting, Perl, Python
Database: MySQL, Percona, MSSqlServer
Tools: Percona toolkit, MySQL Utilities
Development Methodologies: Agile development



City Center, Cape Town