Great HealthWorks
  • 12-Jan-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Enterprise Data
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Medical & Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, 401-k, Paid Time Off, Telemedicine, Group Life and ADD&D, Voluntary Life and Dependent Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, Preferred Legal Plan, Health Savings Account, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance Program, and Exclusive Discounts and Special Offers

Great HealthWorks is a vertically integrated, direct response marketing company, engaged in the marketing, sales, and distribution of premium natural health-related products and supplements through all forms of media. We are committed to the health and wellness of our consumers and fully dedicated to extraordinary service for our customers. 


We are looking for an experienced database administrator who will be responsible for ensuring the performance, availability, and security of clusters of MySQL, Galera DB instances. You will also be responsible for orchestrating upgrades, backups, and provisioning of database instances. You will also work in tandem with the other teams, preparing documentations and specifications as required. The Database Administrator II will provide support in identifying, communicating and resolving issues in order to maximize the availability and performance of database system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Install, configure and upgrade database server software and related products
  • Allocating system storage and planning storage requirements for the database/cluster
  • Implement and maintain database security protocols (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges)
  • Provide documentation and diagrams of clusters, network infrastructure, and underlying hardware
  • Provision MySQL and other SQL related instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configuration
  • Establish and maintain backup, recovery, and redundancy policies/procedures
  • Backup and restore databases
  • Controlling and monitoring user access to the database
  • Architecture database and implementation
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring
  • Perform application tuning and performance monitoring
  • Setup and maintain documentation and standards
  • Plan for growth and changes (capacity planning)
  • Work as part of a team and provide 24x7 support when required
  • Perform general technical troubleshooting and consult with development teams
  • Generate various reports by querying from database as needed
  • Interface with database and other vendors for technical support
  • Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
  • Profile server resource usage, optimize and tweak as necessary
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Patch Management and Version Control
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Minimum Experience, Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of Database Administrator experience including installation, monitoring, maintenance, etc.
  • Must have data modeling and/or application database design experience
  • Experience with code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General understanding of distributed computing architectures, e.g. Client/Server, Internet/Intranet, Micro services, etc.
  • Strong proficiency in MySQL database management (design, installations, configurations, architecture, monitoring)
  • Strong experience with Performance tuning and optimization of databases
  • Strong knowledge in Unix/Linux operating systems (Centos, Ubuntu, Fedora) is a must
  • Strong working knowledge with replication configuration in MySQL, specifically Galera Clustering
  • Strong experience with recent versions of MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, SQL, Oracle.
  • Working Knowledge of AWS platform, handling of technical queries and understanding the way client engagement occurs
  • Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications for scalability and robustness
  • General understanding of storage technologies, memory management, disk arrays, NAS/SAN, networking
  • Solid understanding of routine maintenance, recovery, and handling failover of a Database
  • Understanding of Dimensional Modeling and Data Warehouse concepts, such as star schema, snowflakes, dimensions, facts, etc.
  • Understanding of agile development methodologies
  • Working knowledge of data integrity
  • Working knowledge of security management
  • Knowledge of structured query language (SQL), e.g. SQL/PSM, Transact-SQL
  • Ability to partition data across clusters and handle
  • Ability to peer review the work of other database engineers or developers and provide constructive feedback
  • Ability to guide the future roadmap of database sourcing and implementation for the company; researching new technologies, methods, and architectures.
  • Ability to perform a diverse range of responsibilities with a high amount of autonomy; ability to work with technical leadership and other stakeholders to provide insight into best practices, processes, solutions, and architecture.


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