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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: SAGE Job: Six Apart/San Francisco, CA
Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 07:02:11 -0700 (PDT)
From: SAGE Jobs Robot <sage-jobs-offered-owner@sage.org>
To: sage-jobs-offered@sage.org

A new posting has just appeared on the SAGE Jobs List.

Title: Senior Database Engineer
Job Status: Permanent staff
Location: San Francisco, CA
Company: Six Apart
SAGE Level: III (Intermediate/Advanced)

Description: Six Apart, the weblogging software and services company
        behind LiveJournal, Movable Type and TypePad, is looking for a
        MySQL DBA. The MySQL DBA will work closely with the Six Apart
        Operations team to ensure the integrity and efficiency of all
        production, staging, and business analytics databases,
        focusing on performance analysis, high availability, and data
        integrity.  The ideal MySQL DBA will have past experience
        maintaining a large group of database servers and have
        experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Perl, or
        PHP. The DBA will be an advocate for system improvement and
        reliability, focusing on scalability, clustering,
        load-balancing, and automation. This person must have a
        passion for quality work.

Details: Responsibilities  ?	Design, document, and monitor the MySQL
        and Postgres Database servers.  ?	Develop standards and
        procedures for maintenance and modification of database
        platforms.  ?	Provide systems architecture guidance in
        creating high availability systems.  ?	Provide direction in
        capacity planning, performance improvement, and storage
        management in partnership with Operations Engineers and
        Development teams.  ?	Plan and support the implementation of
        major architectural changes.  ?	Develop back-up and recovery
        procedures, including testing back-ups and data integrity.
        ?	Proactive and reactive performance analysis, monitoring,
        troubleshooting and resolution of issues.  ?	Assist Business
        functions on delivery of weekly business metrics data.
        ?	Assist the company in developing a data driven business
        culture.

Special Requirements: Requirements  ?	Bachelor's Degree in related
        field or comparable experience  ?	2-4 years of Database
        Administration with MySQL, Oracle, and/or Postgres on a Linux
        platform, 4+ years preferred  ?	Hands-on experience supporting
        very large MySQL environments  ?	5+ years of working in a UNIX
        environment  ?	Proven experience with database replication
        techniques, complexities, automation, monitoring, and
        high-availability strategies¬--use of 3rd party solutions in
        these techniques is encouraged  ?	Past experience with at
        least one scripting language (Bourne shell, Perl, PHP)
        ?	Previous experience working with SAs in the areas of
        storage, backups, and database operations processes preferred
        ?	Excels in a collaborative environment and is willing to own
        everything database!

Salary Range: Negotiable

Company URL: http://www.sixapart.com
Job Email: cbloom@sixapart.com


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