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Database Architect

Location : Alpharetta, GA
Job Type : Temporary/Locum Tenens
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 7
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Quest Group is looking an experienced Database Architect who has extensive experience building out an infrastructure that will accommodate the ability to host thousands of payroll clients in a MySQL cloud environment.  The ideal Database Architect, will know the "in's and out's" of MySQL, and the considerations around hosting extremely large amounts of data within MySQL. The ideal Database Architect will have extensive experience with clustering, replication, and database deployment.  


This opportunity is a open-ended, long-term contract opportunity, and is a our client's highest and very visible initiative.  If you have experience architecting MySQL database environments, and want to make a major impact on a Fortune 250 company, then apply to this opportunity today for an immediate response!
Required Qualifications :

  • 7+ years working with MySQL on LINUX and/or  Cloud

  • Experience and knowledge of:

    • MySQL

    • Optimization

    • Replication

    • Performance Tuning

    • Clustering

    • MySQL internals



  • 7+ years of experience administering MySQL replication, configuration, and deployment strategies

  • Strong Knowledge with database architecture design, including data partitioning and application partitioning

  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, different levels of data consistency, CAP theorem

  • Expert knowledge in maintaining, building, supporting, tuning, and monitoring production in MySQL database servers.

  • Must be highly proficient in all aspects of database administration, including backup/recovery/replication, clustering, advanced performance tuning, and proactive monitoring

  • Understand data locking concepts and the different levels of locking in MySQL

  • Familiarity with Cassandra, MongoDB or other NOSQL persistence systems

  • Strong scripting experience (shell, Python, etc)

  • Preferred

  • Expertise in cloud hosted infrastructure on public clouds (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc)

  • Experience with infrastructure as code design, implementation and tools such as Ansible, Terraform, DSC etc.

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