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MySQL DBA Posted May 30, 2012
Confidential, East Peoria, IL
 
12 months contract for a MySQL DBA in East Peoria, IL
Provide implementation of MySQL projects as well as required business support of current MySQL database environment.
• Work locally in the East Peoria AD Building with MySQL technical leadership from Caterpillar
• Install and configure MySQL databases
• Interface with customers to configure MySQL and vendor solutions to meet requirements
• Work with customers to validate business needs are met
• Work with application owners on change communications and scheduling
• Document and follow established MySQL technical procedures
• Deploy services packs/fixes, perform upgrades, provide maintenance and support for numerous Production and pre-Production environments, independently.
• Troubleshoot user and system problems and resolve Helpdesk tickets, independently.
• Interface/communicate with various IT groups to request services, comply with all established change management procedures
• Provide off shift support via on call pager rotation schedule.
• Architect solutions to support database consolidation and centralization of existing applications from remote locations.
• Provide and share technical expertise with the current team.
o Security
o Backup & Recovery
o Performance tuning
Deliverables: Provide a weekly report on project status, day-to-day support activities of current MySQL database environment including time spent on each task to MySQL Supervisor and Team Leader.
Success Criteria:
• Meet assigned project due dates
• Provide status updates on a weekly basis to MySQL Supervisor and Team Leader
• Provide status updates to a project team lead as needed
• Provide day-to-day MySQL environment support in accordance to MySQL standards and best practices.
• Provide knowledge transfer on MySQL best practices.

Required Skills
• Proficiency with installation, configuration and upgrade of MySQL on Linux
• Ability to clearly document support processes
• Proficiency in MySQL security management
• Expertise in MySQL backup and recovery
• Proficiency with MySQL scripting
• Proficiency with shell scripting
• Strong problem solving skills
• Ability to translate application analyst (customer) business requirements into MySQL technical requirements
Required Skills:
• Proficiency with installation, configuration and upgrade of MySQL on Linux
• Ability to clearly document support processes
• Proficiency in MySQL security management
• Expertise in MySQL backup and recovery
• Proficiency with MySQL scripting
• Proficiency with shell scripting
• Strong problem solving skills
• Ability to translate application analyst (customer) business requirements into MySQL technical requirements
Desired skills:
• Expertise in MySQL performance tuning
• Knowledge of MySQL best practices
• MySQL application development experience
• PHP forms development
• Familiarity with Oracle & SQL Server technology & terminology

Please contact Ann at 407-708-5794 or ann(at)concinnitygroup(dot)biz

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