DBA - Database Administrator (Junior level) - Linux

Irving, TX

DealerSocket was founded in 2001. Since our inception, we have become an industry leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to the automotive industry.

We create and deliver a fully integrated technology platform to car dealerships.

Our Culture: Here's a glimpse into our world: https://www.themuse.com/companies/dealersocket/office/irving

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting the MySQL Servers in both production and development environments.

This role will work alongside a Senior DBA who supports both MySQL and MongoDB.

The candidate has a unique opportunity to be a part of a hybrid environment providing a place to learn in a fast paced shop.

Essential Job Duties:

Be a part of and contribute to Weekly Sprint Planning meetings

Handle the day to operations ensuring the health and availability of mission critical Servers

Ability to troubleshoot performance issues in order to pinpoint problem area(s)

Monitor operational alerts and take any necessary action to prevent customer impact

Take part in Health Check Cadences (Daily, Monthly, Quarterly and Annually)

Work closely with external departments offering assistance where needed

Job Qualifications:


Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field or related experience

Experience: 1-3+ years supporting MySQL in a production environment

At least 3+ years of general Linux

Ability to work on projects with minimal supervision

Experience with monitoring and alerting tools such as Pager Duty or Nogios or related tools

Required Skills: On-call troubleshooting experience within a 24/7 production environment

Basic Linux Administration Basic Shell Scripting (Bash preferred)

Basic MySQL 5.5/5.6

Other Abilities:

Amazon AWS




Perl Agile/Scrum Atlassian Stack

Possibly Attend Training Conferences and sessions that may require travel