Senior Database Administrator
Personal Capital’s application gives you a complete picture of your finances, including a holistic picture of your net worth. We offer comprehensive financial advisory services previously only available to the ultra wealthy. We use technology to revolutionize the financial industry by making it more affordable, accessible, and honest. Our service starts with our free award-winning tools, which enable you to track your entire financial life in one place. Our advisors work one-on-one with clients to help develop sound, long-term investing plans.
The Senior Database Administrator designs, implements, manages and supports our production and development databases. You will ensure our production databases have minimal downtime and are tuned for optimal performance and response time. You will also be responsible for performing security and maintenance releases. Further, you will work closely with a team of developers to define and evolve our data model, support application development, and data analytics. The primary focus is on our MySQL databases running on our AWS Aurora platform, but you will also be responsible for administration of DynamoDB, Redis and our Oracle RDS databases.
The position requires hands-on experience with MySQL Server 5.6 or above with production support for a 24x7 operation. Direct experience with on-call troubleshooting for database related issues are essential. Additionally you need experience with the management and implementation of database upgrades and migrations.
We use agile development methodology and expect our DBAs to be self-motivated, work well independently, and work with our developers during software deployments. We look for individuals that can assume responsibility for their work and require minimal supervision to ensure their tasks are complete. Excellent written and speaking communication skills are required as we work in a collaborative, cross-functional environment and interact with the full spectrum of business divisions.
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