PostgreSQL/MySQL DBA

Job Description

Hypermedia Systems , Inc. is a premier developer of Internet solutions. We specialize in Video Chat, Rich Media and eCommerce systems utilizing cutting-edge technology and advanced development techniques. Our primary business targets are the Japanese and other Asian markets. Hypermedia Systems , Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in downtown Los Angeles. We offer an exciting fast-paced environment with many challenging projects. We are large enough to provide a stable work environment, yet small enough to present many opportunities for growth and advancement.

The candidate will be responsible for deployment and maintenance of PostgreSQL/MySQL Databases and data backup and recovery in a 24/7 environment. Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to, configuration, integration, disaster recovery, and on-call duties. In addition, while under the management of the Database department, this hands-on position will work closely with software engineers and developers. The position also includes monitoring, diagnosing, and optimizing database performance. The DBA will also assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining policies and procedures. Other responsibilities include documenting database architecture and ensuring the security and integrity of the databases. They will implement data models, database designs, data access, table maintenance, and code changes.

Minimum Requirements
  1. 4+ years of PostgreSQL/MySQL databases
  2. Performance tuning PostgreSQL/MySQL
  3. Assist development teams in optimizing for PostgreSQL/MySQL
  4. PostgreSQL/MySQL backup and restore
  5. Designing and managing PostgreSQL/MySQL database schemas
  6. Experience in security access control
  7. Full project life cycle experience
  8. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  9. Highly motivated, able to work both in a team and solo
  10. Must be able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
Desirable Skills
  1. PL/SQL knowledge is a plus
  2. Experience setting up and using PostgreSQL/MySQL replication is a big plus
  3. Basic Unix/Linux admin experience
  4. Oracle database experience is a plus
  5. Any programming skills including Java, Perl, Unix scripting
  6. Spoken and written Japanese skills