Job Title: MySQL Database Specialist
Reports to: Director of IT
Manager of: None
Job Summary: The Database Specialist is responsible for the design and deployment of MySQL database information architecture to support next generation solutions for evolving business requirements.
* Work with a cross-functional team to design and maintain logical and physical data models and data structures associated with MySQL databases.
* Design, develop and maintain optimized data access solutions.
* Develop and maintain appropriate systems optimization, archiving and recovery strategy.
* Write and maintain database related documentation, including data standards, procedures, and definitions for the data dictionary.
* Assist with the creation and maintenance of data content acquisition standards and practices.
* Contribute to the design and development of supporting applications (API, Web Services, etc) to provide data integration across multiple systems and users.
* Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other directly related field
* Hands on data architecture and design experience in a MySQL environment
* Demonstrable knowledge of MySQL architecture and database design concepts, including logical data modeling and schema design
* Previous database design experience for high availability, mission critical applications
* Superior analytical skills
* Attention to detail
* Goal oriented
* Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
* Works well independently and as part of a team