100% Remote :: Quality Engineer/w PyTest Exp


Visa ; USC/GC only

Job Title: Senior MySQL DBA
Contract Length: 6 Months CTH
Phone + Video

Job Description:

  • REQUIRED skills:
  • 8-10 years Sr. MySQL DBA experience
  • Must have successfully migrated on prem into Azure
  • Strong MySQL knowledge along with infrastructure knowledge within Azure
  • Past experience with database migrations and toolsets into Azure
  • Strong clustering and HA experience.
  • Troubleshoot complex database issues in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain database disaster recovery procedures to ensure continuous availability and speedy recovery.
  • Ensure databases are deployed according to GBS standards and business requirements.
  • Identify and resolve database issues related to performance and capacity.
  • Ensure database management and maintenance tasks are performed effectively.
  • Ensure ticket SLA expectations are met.
  • Stay updated with new database technologies and analyze such technologies to bring into scope of existing infrastructure.
  • Able to switch between OLTP and OLAP environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and/or related experience of 8-10+ years as DBA experience, expert level experience in at least one database technology platform, multi-platform preferred: MySQL
  • The applicant will need to have a deep understanding of integrated security and be able to participate in troubleshooting activities.
  • The ability to discuss database related topics with both technical & business audiences.
  • Troubleshoot, investigate, offer and execute resolution to database issues.
  • Monitor and report on database storage utilization.
  • Experience writing SQL and the ability to understand what others have developed.
  • Monitor, tune and manage scheduled tasks, backup jobs, recover processes, alerts, and database storage needs in line with firm change control procedures.
  • Perform fault diagnosis, troubleshoot and correct problems at the database and application performance level.
  • Work well in a team environment within the database administration team as well as with other Technical Service Group teams and other departments within the Wolters Kluwer.
  • Provide regular reports on performance and stability of the database environment, identifying coming needs proactively to ensure continued reliable service.
  • Document, develop, test and implement updates to database systems.
  • Enjoy constantly learning new technologies and contributing to the knowledge of others.
  • Work outside of regular business hours as required for project or operational work.


  • Experienced Database professional with at least 8-10+ years of experience in Database Administration.
  • Experience with all aspects of setup, maintenance, troubleshooting, monitoring, and security.
  • Self-motivated, with the proven ability to work independently.
  • Take ownership of and proactively seek to improve on existing systems.

Technical Skillsets

  • Solid Database Administration.
  • Building cloud model servers end to end is a plus.
  • On-premises to Cloud DB migrations.
  • Data Security, Backup & Recovery tools.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality.
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Management of database environments in cloud solutions.

Soft Skills

  • Past experience supervision staff preferred but not required.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Team oriented and places the success of the team over their own.
  • Mentors and guides other DBA’s when there are improvement opportunities.
  • Drives their own development.

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