MySQL DBA Gaming Software Development Agency



MySQL DBA Gaming Software Development Agency,  Manchester


An award-winning design and software development agency based in Manchester that specialises in building end-to-end gambling platforms and crafting user focused multi-channel websites and mobile apps, are looking for a Database Administrator.
One of their platforms is based on MySQL and they’re looking for a MySQL DBA to join the team to help develop the database aspects of the platform.
If this sounds like you, keep reading...
Your responsibilities
As a DBA working on the platform you will be working with the Senior DBA on everything relating to all databases whether this is infrastructure, performance optimisation, monitoring live databases or working with the team of development of new features.
You will be working closely with the development team, ensuring their schema changes and queries are optimised appropriate.
You will also be supporting the system when it goes live so you will be required to understand all elements of the platform, not just the databases.
What we expect
We are looking for someone who has experience working in a 24x7, high traffic environment.
Your position
You will sit within the new team reporting to the Senior DBA
Who we're looking for...
At least 3 years’ experience as a DBA with at least 1 focused on MySQL or variation of, e.g. Percona XtraDB Cluster
Experience in a 24x7, high traffic OLTP environment
Any experience working on scaling MySQL beyond simple replication is a big bonus
Experience with some level of database performance monitoring and analysis
Good understanding of RDBMS systems with an emphasis on MySQL
Experience in handling database performance optimisation via query or db optimisation
Good knowledge of Linux, preferably CentOS or similar flavour
Any experience with administering NoSQL databases is beneficial
Experience working in an Agile environment
Experience in the gaming industry is a significant advantage
An excellent communicator, both verbal and written
Hardworking and willing to go above and beyond learning new skills
Love working as part of a team and collaborating with others
An interest in troubleshooting and problem solving
Additional information
Competitive salary
Employee of the month
Referral bonus
25 days holiday a year in addition to bank holidays
Company Pension Scheme
Childcare Voucher Scheme
Health cash plan
Brand new state of the art office space with a cosy breakout area and Wii U and PS4 consoles
If you feel like an ideal candidate for this position, we’d love to hear from you. click here! now with your latest CV!

Required skills

Database Administration

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