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Database Administrator (2 week contract)

The Database Administrator Consultant will work directly with the CTO and Arbors engineering teams to help identify improvements and optimisations to the underlying Arbor schema. This role will be focused specifically on performance and throughput of Arbors platform, pertaining to the underlying databases. This will require profiling common queries, analysis logs, and suggesting and implementing changes to indexes and/or structure.

Core responsibilities

  • Analyse slow query and error logs of Arbors key databases to spot trends and issues
  • Profile common queries used within the platform to identify improvements
  • Work with Platform team to profile production traffic to understand usage
  • Propose and implement key improvements to indexes, server parameters, and underlying structure

About you

  • A minimum of 2 years in a DBA role
  • Experience with deep analysis and profiling of databases
  • Significant experience with AWS RDS/Aurora
  • Significant experience with MySQL (v5.6)
  • Expert knowledge of SQL indexes
  • Expert knowledge of common SQL performance optimisation techniques

Bonus skills

  • Programming experience in either PHP or other C-based language
  • Experience with enterprise software development
  • Experience working in a fast paced agile environment

Please apply today if you match the above criteria!

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Type: Full Time

Reference Number: 89184