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Senior MySQL DBA

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Feb 13, 2023 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Global Trading Company is currently seeking a Senior MySQL Database Administrator to expand the DBA team. Company is in the process of a new database buildout, so this role would be demanding with respect to new databases setup in a clustered/highly-available environment. Candidate will coordinate with the systems team for new hardware setup and with various development teams for implementing and optimizing a new DB schema.


  • Build out a clustered, highly-available database environment in MySQL.
  • Setup and support replication across various database instances.
  • Periodic maintenance including backups/restores and version upgrades.
  • Database Monitoring and Alerting enhancements.
  • Support existing relational and time series databases across various data centers.
  • Provide quick response to production issues to help eliminate down time ensuring high availability.


  • Experience with MySQL database administration and best practices.
  • Experience in optimized system configuration for a replicated HA setup.
  • Comfortable in the Linux Environment.
  • Experience with bash, python or other Scripting language.
  • Experience in a Financial/Trading environment preferred.
  • Off hours production support for various database instances.
  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or related field.

Reference: 1884459595


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