MySQL Database Engineer

Position Overview:

Join the Database Development team and work in a large-scale, clustered environment where we never lack new and challenging projects. Your responsibilities will include the design, implementation, maintenance, and repair of the databases. This includes the development and design of database strategies and schema, as well as monitoring and improving database performance.


  • Large clustered setup for internet-facing applications like Wolfram|Alpha
  • Configure and support replication and fault tolerance
  • Query-tuning and improving database performance
  • Backups, restore, and disaster recovery
  • Data loads

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in MySQL or major databases setting up, configuring, administration, tuning, supporting replication, and fault tolerance
  • Knowledge of relational schema design and NoSQL technology
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as shell, Perl, Python, etc.; Linux OS tools for monitoring
  • BS in computer science or relative experience
  • 1+ years of experience is preferred

Location: Champaign, Illinois


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