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Database Administrator Iii
Posted on 2/17/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Bash
Development Operations (DevOps)
Elasticsearch
Linux/Unix
Management
MySQL
PHP
Redis
Ruby
Python
NoSQL
Requirements
  • 2+ years experience in a DBA role as part of a team
  • 3+ years experience with Linux in a production environment
  • Knowledge and experience of (Free and Open Source) RDBMS (preferably MariaDB or MySQL) administration (understanding of and experience with replication is essential) and support, debugging query performance and schema design
  • Comfortable with shell and at least one of the scripting languages used in an SRE/Operations engineering context (Python, Go, Bash, Ruby, etc.)
  • Passion for automating tasks and processes
  • Strong English language skills and ability to work independently, as an effective part of a globally distributed team
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working with or as a part of SRE/Operations/DevOps teams
  • Experience with NoSQL products (Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, etc.)
  • Experience with LAMP stack technologies (PHP/HHVM, memcached/redis, MySQL) - MediaWiki familiarity would be great!
  • Developing Free and Open Source software, or being part of an open-source community
Responsibilities
  • Operate and improve the RDBMS systems serving Wikimedia projects
  • Respond to common database issues, following documented procedures
  • Collaborate with SRE and other teams across the organization to ensure their specific database needs are met on an ongoing basis
  • Perform day-to-day operational/DevOps tasks on Wikimedia's public facing infrastructure (deployment, maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting)
  • Implement and utilize configuration management and deployment tools
  • Monitor systems, services and service clusters, optimize performance and resource utilization
  • Participate in incident response, diagnosis and follow-up on system outages or alerts across Wikimedia's production infrastructure
  • Share our values and work in accordance with them
Wikimedia Foundation

501-1,000 employees

Nonprofit charitable organization
Company Overview
The mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.