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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
FreeWheel is hiring a MySQL Database Administrator reporting into the Operations Manager to help administer MySQL databases which drives mission critical line-of-business applications. This candidate will manage all changes to production databases by working with the Engineering team, providing guidance and properly coordinating these changes all while upholding a high Service Level Objective (99.99% uptime) commitment. Aside from the technical aspect, the ideal candidate is someone who is a fun addition to the team and is comfortable both giving and taking recommendations pertaining to the design of the production environment.
Responsible for reviewing all application changes that require database access Tune database parameters for performance and stability Maintain slave replication consistency Enforce security and review database access permissions Design and maintain a fault tolerant MySQL HA solution Perform on-call responsibilities
3+ years managing, tuning, backing up (full/incremental) MySQL databases 3+ years of SQL/ODBC/JDBC development experience Knowledge in one or more of: C, Java, Python, Perl, PHP, Ruby on Rails Familiar with monitoring tools such as Nagios, Cacti, MRTG Experienced at working with geographically distributed (WAN based) systems Good English, both written and verbal communication BS degree in CS/MIS or equivalent DBA experience Knowledge of the differences between Percona, Infobright, MariaDB is a plus Experienced at designing and building reliable, fault tolerant systems is a plus A working knowledge of Apache, BIND, LighHTTPD, TCP/IP, RSYNC, SNMP, SSH is a plus
FreeWheel, an independent subsidiary of Comcast, helps the largest players in the television industry generate revenue from their ad-supported content through a robust technology platform for ad management and monetization, a private marketplace for premium television inventory, and advisory services. FreeWheel's solutions are used by companies including AOL, Inc., Discovery Communications, Fox, NBCUniversal and Viacom, Inc. to profitably monetize their professional content on desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices.
FreeWheel’s Beijing Engineering Hub is the center of our global engineering group that is building the one-stop solution for TV industry to manage its billion-dollar revenue. Our tech platform is capable of handling billions of daily requests, providing insightful forecasting of inventory and audience, processing terabytes of raw daily data, and optimizing clients’ business.