Database Administrator Specialist

With Visium Resources, Inc. in Orlando FL US

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Posted on April 16, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: Database Administrator, System Administrator


sysadmin, mysql, database

Job description

Job Description

Visium Resources has been asked to identify candidates for the following position, located in Orlando, FL.

  • Manages and maintains all production and non-production databases across multiple complex MySQL/MariaDB DBMS implementations. 
  • Sets standards and is responsible for design, creation, and monitoring of physical data storage, maintenance, access requests and security administration. 
  • Performs backup and recovery on Database Management Systems, configures database parameters and prototype designs against logical data models, defines data repository requirements, data dictionaries and warehousing requirements. 
  • This position optimizes database access and allocates or re-allocates database resources for optimum configuration, database performance and cost. 
  • Actively monitors existing databases to determine appropriate preventive actions to ensure high availability and optimal performance. 
  • Understands the business drivers for multiple business units and ensures the database platform is appropriate to the business use. 
  • Researches new technology and develops business cases to support enteric-wide database solutions. 
  • Works independently within a team, provides general direction with occasional work product reviews. 
  • Accountable for quality, completeness, and on-time delivery of own work products. 
  • Develop, manage and test database back-up and recovery plans for complex initiatives. 
  • Install new applications and customize existing applications to be fit for purpose. 
  • Recommend the appropriate database platform for the business use. 
  • Proactively monitor performance and manage parameters to provide fast query responses. 
  • Apply company policies and procedures to resolve complex issues. 
  • Estimate efforts for assigned projects anticipating interactions across more than one team. 
  • In depth knowledge of database concepts, designs, and architectures within multiple technologies.


  • 5+ years experience with MySQL and 3+ years experience with MariaDB. 
  • Experience with AWS (3 yrs) components such as EC2, S3, RDS, Security Groups, Route 53, VPC in cloud infrastructure Benchmarking
  • Profiling queries to see where the time being spent. 
  • 3 + years experience using Jenkins, GitHub and Teraform.

Required Education:     

  • Bachelors or equivalent industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with mysqlslap benchmark tool (3 years) to see mysqld performance 
  • Experience with MonYog monitoring (3 years) and performance tuning 
  • Experience with Percona Toolkit (5 years)

Company Description

Visium Recruiting Services is a division and extension of Visium Resources, providing recruiting assistance in the location and screening of talent within various industries throughout all of Florida and the entire United States.

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