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SQL Developer

Irvine, CA | IT
Job ID: 85990
Listed on 12/6/2018

Title: Senior Database Developer (MySQL experience is preferred)

Job Description: We are looking for a Senior Database Developer (MySQL experience is preferred) with strong knowledge of web application support, security, high availability, optimization, and scalability to join an exciting team within an established company experiencing very strong growth in Costa Mesa, CA. This is an advanced position and requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills. As a key member of the Technical group within this organization, you will assume a pivotal role in building and managing the company’s core high-volume systems infrastructure and participate in key design decisions. You will be expected to come up to speed quickly to meet technical goals within a hard-working and collaborative team. The company has high expectations and is looking for a seasoned professional with comprehensive relational database experience.


Consideration for this opportunity will go to candidates with the following attributes, skills, and experience:

  • Strong experience writing, tuning, and analyzing queries and stored procedures
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing large and complex data sets in relational databases (MySQL experience is preferred)
  • At least 5 years working with relational DBs in a production environment (MySQL experience is preferred)
  • Real world experience managing high transactional volume DBs servicing OLTP and DSS applications (MySQL experience is preferred)
  • Solid understanding of RDBMS internal architecture, demonstrated experience with relational database design, implementation, performance tuning, debugging, optimization, monitoring, and capacity planning.
  • Demonstrated experience with Open Source/Linux development and production environments
  • Experience with enterprise backup, restore, recovery and archiving strategies
  • Hands on experience with designing and implementing complex database replication strategies
  • Excellent practices around planning, communicating, performing, and verifying production changes
  • Significant experience in technical aspects of database security - Experience designing and implementing complex DR and high-availability/failover solutions (Tungsten Continuant, Percona XtraDB Cluster) - Extensive experience building, supporting, and troubleshooting multi-tier, high-volume, production database systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be willing to participate in on call support rotation
  • Self-motivated, capable of managing your time well, and work efficiently without close supervision
  • Must place a high value and take personal ownership of extremely secure, highly available, fault-tolerant systems
  • Proactive in identifying and resolving technical challenges
  • Enthusiastically troubleshoot problems when they occur
  • Thrive as a collaborative team player


  • Familiarity and experience with PCI compliance
  • BA/BS degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • Certified MySQL DBA is a plus
  • Experience with TalenD
  • Experience with Percona toolkit, Xtrabackup, XtraDB Cluster, patches, and custom builds