DBA - Database Administrator (Junior level) - Linux
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
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
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
Perl Agile/Scrum Atlassian Stack
Possibly Attend Training Conferences and sessions that may require travel