MySQL Database Administrator


We work a 4-day week (32hrs @ 100% salary)

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in North America, Europe ⚠️

Purpose of Position

We are looking for a talented, motivated MySQL Database Administrator for our Database Administration team. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for the administration of over a hundred relational MySQL/MariaDB databases within our Linux based infrastructure.

Key Tasks

  • Being responsible for the administration of relational MySQL/MariaDB databases within our Linux based infrastructure
  • Taking care of the installation, maintenance and operation of the databases
  • Planning and implementing database updates and upgrades
  • Analyzing database related incidents and finding long-term solutions and strategies
  • Supporting and advising our developers with SQL query analysis and performance optimisations
  • Taking on your own projects for further improvement and automation in the company
  • Supporting the company’s migration project to AWS while maintaining the on-prem infrastructure

Skills & Expertise

  • 7+ years of experience and good knowledge in the field of MySQL Database Administration, especially in Performance Tuning, Backup and Recovery
  • High Availability Architectures and SQL optimization
  • High affinity for Linux (Debian) and Open Source
  • Scripting experience in bash, python and experience with configuration tools such as Chef
  • Cloud Experience (AWS) would be ideal (RDS and Terraform)
  • Analytical thinking and a structured, goal-oriented way of working
  • Fluency in English

Our Offer

  • Flexi-Week and Work-Life Balance: We prioritise your mental health and wellbeing, offering you a flexible four-day Flexi-Week at full pay and with no reduction to your annual holiday allowance. We also offer a variety of different paid special leaves.
  • Flexi-Office: Do you prefer to work from our cool office, from home, or in a completely different environment? With us, the choice is yours. We offer the flexibility to work wherever you want within our Awin locations.
  • Welfare: We provide you with a life assurance, travel insurance and a private health insurance that covers several types of health, vision, and dental treatments. Furthermore, you can take advantage of our Cycle to Work Scheme or Season Ticket Loan.
  • Health & Well Being: With our support and access to various initiatives and sports offers, you can devote yourself to your mental and physical well-being.
  • Development: We’ve built our extensive training suite Awin Academy to cover a wide range of skills that nurture you professionally and personally, with trainings conveniently packaged together to support your overall development. You can also improve your English skills by participating in our local language course.
  • Remote Working: You will receive a monthly allowance to cover part of your running costs. In addition, we will support you in setting up your remote workspace appropriately.
  • Appreciation: Thank and reward colleagues by sending them a voucher through our peer-to-peer program and show your appreciation for colleagues who have gone the extra mile to support you.

Established in 2000, Awin is proud of our dynamic, social and inclusive culture.

Like all businesses, we’ve had to adapt and nurture our culture in a virtual environment. Our virtual ‘Life @ Awin’ hub brings our colleagues from across the globe together for various social activities.

Diversity & Inclusion are paramount to us, and we proudly pursue and hire diverse team members. We champion uniqueness and authenticity; this is who we are at our core. Our network of affiliate partnerships are diverse and transparent, as are the employees powering our vision to build the world’s leading open partner ecosystem. We welcome all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. If you need support at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

Apply now to begin the next stage of your career at a progressive company that supports both your professional and personal development.

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Working Week

We work a 4-day week (32hrs @ 100% salary)

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Our Vacation Policy

Our vacation policy varies by country. Living in the UK you could expect:

  • 25 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 77 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

Our team works across 15 different offices globally. We also offer remote working opportunities

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Company retreats
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 9 across 1 departments:

  • engineering

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Python
  • SQL
  • Bash
  • MySQL Administration
  • Performance Tuning
  • Backup and Recovery
  • SQL Optimization
  • Linux Operating Systems
  • Analytical Thinking

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