Senior Database Administrator - MySQL

Engineering (EN)


Senior Database Administrator - MySQL

  • R8820
  • Remote, United States
  • Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
  • Overland Park, Kansas, United States
  • New York, United States
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Engineering (EN)
  • Full time

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Zoomies help people stay connected so they can get more done together. We set out to build the best video product for the enterprise, and today help people communicate better with products like Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Phone, Zoom Events, Zoom Apps, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Webinars.

We’re problem-solvers, working at a fast pace to design solutions with our customers and users in mind. Here, you’ll work across teams to deliver impactful projects that are changing the way people communicate and enjoy opportunities to advance your career in a diverse, inclusive environment.

We are looking for a DBA with experience in managing core and large scale databases and is familiar with database technologies such as MySQL, MongoDB, and DynamoDB to join our excellent team. You will work with other DBAs and engineers to implement solutions for database related projects and tasks.


  • Manage high transactional MySQL databases servicing OLTP and DSS applications
  • Monitor and tune SQLs and databases performance
  • System deployment, maintenance, upgrade, and patching management
  • Manage mission critical database replication environments
  • Provide supports to the Service Engineers to solve customers' issues
  • Enforce architectural governance, deployment standards and best practices
  • Act in incident management to resolve active incidents
  • Work on projects, tickets, deployments, and releases
  • Participate in team on-call rotation


  • 6 plus years of experience in MySQL 5.7 or above Database Administration
  • Strong proficiency in MySQL database management, performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Experience with MySQL internal architecture, demonstrated experience with MySQL database design, implementation, performance tuning, and capacity planning.
  • Hands on experience with MySQL replication, Aurora MySQL, and MySQL backup and recovery strategies
  • Hands on experience in monitoring and performance tuning of problem SQLs and databases
  • Experience in database HA strategies and implementations
  • Good scripting ability and working experience of Shell scripting or Python
  • Experience in designing and automating repetitive processes
  • Experience in Amazon cloud services such as Aurora MySQL, DynamoDB, Ec2 instance, S3, OpenSearch Service, and CloudWatch
  • Experience managing MongoDB and DynamoDB
  • Experience in operational support in multiple situations (escalated or major incident)
  • Have creative ability, credibility and independence

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