Sr MySQL Database Engineer

Boston, MA 02110

Posted: 09/12/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 14269
Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Sr MySQL Database Engineer to join our team at our client s site in Boston, MA.

We look to MySQL as the base of our high performing and ever-growing application. As a Sr MySQL Database Engineer, you will develop, optimize and support that geographically distributed database infrastructure, both in the cloud and on the premises.


Deployment, maintenance and monitoring of our large-scale database environments in the cloud and on site

Automate monitoring, maintenance and support related tasks

Recommend, follow, advocate and train on database performance best practices

You will be able to rapidly diagnose and fix problems and provide periodic on-call support

Lead the planning and implementation of all aspects of database disaster recovery


Proficiency in MySQL database administration, with 3-5 years experience

Expertise in SQL (complex queries and stored procedures)

Expertise in data modelling and schema design

Amazon Web Services experience, 2-5 years

AWS Aurora and clusters experience

Strong Linux skills

Proficiency in the scripting language of your choice (shell, perl, python, etc) for monitoring and custom automation

Strong written, verbal and organizational skills

Extensive experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities
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