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MySQL DBA/Software Engineer

  • Request Technology - Robyn Honquest
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Feb 14, 2018
ID: 9893042 VIEWS: 3 Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

MySQL DBA/Software Engineer

First 6 months to one year the role will be 50/50 1st shift/2nd shift then after that all 1st Shift

Need a strong MySQL DBA with good python knowledge to automate tasks. You will need server tuning, strong Scripting skills along with DBA tasks


Performs a combination of the following duties according to departmental guidelines:

  • Implements Scripting tasks which include data download, extraction, parsing, transformation, loading into databases, copying data between databases, verifying and addressing data synchronization and integrity.
  • Participates in database design, monitors database performance, deploys new releases, and completes maintenance requirements.
  • Owns the centralized task execution engine Rundeck. Builds conditional job execution trees according to task specifications. Maintains the DB Registry resource database.
  • Develops solutions according to design specifications that are thorough, accurate, and conform to development standards.
  • Independently researches and resolves complex technical problems.
  • Analyzes and recommends technologies and tools to improve efficiency and quality of the data warehousing and management process.
  • Self-manages assigned projects to ensure successful completion in designated time frames.
  • May participate in mentoring and knowledge-sharing with less-experienced team members in certain areas of expertise.
  • Participates in normal support coverage rotation as scheduled. Provides support and maintenance for one or more moderately complex applications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


4-8 years of experience in database management and Scripting in a professional environment. Prior experience with financial industry systems preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced level skills with the following languages and/or technologies required:
    • Python and Bash Scripting skills are required. C# or Java is a plus.
    • MySQL administration. Familiarity with distributed NoSQL
    • Experience with Rundeck or a similar task execution engine is a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to write scripts that interface with SOAP and REST web services.
    • Appreciation of performance conscious design and tuning principles.
    • Automation advocate.
    • Advanced analysis and troubleshooting skills.
    • Ability to:
    • Adapt to changing business needs.
    • Effectively learn and use new design concepts, tools, and methodology to support the needs of the business.
    • Translate business requirements into technical details.
    • Work effectively in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction. Must be able to complete work assignments accurately and on time, while simultaneously completing complex tasks to accomplish goals.
    • Contribute to project plans by identifying tasks, estimating time and work efforts.
    • Bachelors degree in Information Technology

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