Senior MySQL DBA
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023
For more than 20 years, PointClickCare has been the backbone of senior care. We’ve amassed the richest senior care dataset making our market density untouchable and our connections to the healthcare ecosystem exponentially more powerful than those of any other platform.
With Collective Medical & Audacious Inquiry, we’ve become the most expansive, full-continuum care collaboration network, offering care teams immediate, point-of-care access to deep, real-time insights at every stage of a patient’s journey.
The Senior Database Administrator plays an important role as part of a growing team that is responsible for building, maintaining, monitoring and troubleshooting the database infrastructure that our mission critical SaaS runs on.
What you'll be doing day to day:
· Manage and operate medium and large-sized production database systems across multiple data centers and in Azure - including MySQL Server (v5.7/8.0) on Linux (Ubuntu) and PostgreSQL.
· Provide direct operational support across all areas of the production database infrastructure: database clusters, release management, performance monitoring and troubleshooting, and capacity and disaster planning.
· Install, configure and deploy MySQL Servers. Perform capacity planning, performance turning, monitoring, troubleshooting and optimization of the databases.
· Assist in designing Backup and Recovery strategies.
· Develop and maintain documentation on systems management and operational procedures. Follow operational policies and processes that are compliant with ITIL standards. Participate in change control procedures.
· Given the 24x7 nature of PointClickCare and its use, this person will be required to work after hours and on weekends when necessary and provide on-call support for production related systems issues on a rotating basis with other team members.
· Install and configure MySQL (v5.7/8.0) database servers on Ubuntu both standalone and clustered
· Provide day to day database support and maintenance
· Investigate and resolve database issues
· Stage and deploy database changes to production
· Setup and manage access and security control
· Monitor production system and proactively optimize database performance
· Document operational procedures and processes
· Provide after-hours on-call support on a rotational basis and as required
Skills and experience we’re looking for:
· 5+ years experience with supporting a multi-tenanted hosting infrastructure with hundreds of customers
· Experience with MySQL replication and log shipping/mirroring
· Experience with Percona MySQL tools
· Experience with Galera clustering technologies and with xtradb
· Skills with T-SQL and query tuning
· Scripting and other automation techniques
· Knowledge of PostgreSQL and knowledge of Azure MySQL
· Willing and available for on-call (after hours) rotation, some weekend work for maintenance and understanding of the obligations of participating on a team that provides 24x7 support
· Practical experience working within an ITIL or ISO based environment with established SLA's and SOP'
120 000 -129,000$ a year base.
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