We are currently working with a company developing a brand-new state-of-the-art technology platform for the gambling industry. They are embarking on an exciting journey to build the next generation of sports betting and gaming platform that will support market leading bookmakers globally. With over 25 million investment so far, they have a long-term vision for it with lots of opportunities in the future!
Based in Manchester city centre, their platform is still in development and they are on the lookout for a talented MySQL DBA to help bring their vision to life.
What will I be doing?
The platform has been built developed over the last two years and will provide 24/7/365 service for their customers. The platform will have millions of users and hundreds of thousands of transactions every day. The right candidate would be someone who is used to working with other DBAs, architects and developers to deliver innovative solutions and solve complex problems.
You will sit within the team reporting to the Senior DBA, alongside four other DBAs.
• At least 3 years’ experience as a DBA with at least 1 focused on MySQL or variation of, e.g. Percona XtraDB Cluster or MariaDB
• Knowledge of standards and best practices in MySQL
• 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