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Garmin Senior Database Administrator (MySQL) in Olathe, Kansas

Garmin International, Inc. seeks MySQL Database Administrator – Olathe, KS: Install, Configure and administer MySQL database servers. Perform upgrades of the database and software to new release levels and handle database migrations. Create backup's and maintain recovery policies and procedures. Work with IT Manager to establish\maintain database security structures, encryption, and SOX compliance procedures. Create and manage database schema objects including tables, indexes, views, stored procedures, and triggers. Configure and administer database replication between servers, across Local Area Network and Wide Area Network for high availability and disaster recovery. Perform database tuning, coordinate application releases, and troubleshoot database issues including slowness and latencies. Analyze existing database systems and recommend improvements. Build the automation scripts for managing database infrastructure. Contribute to technical research on new technologies, processes or procedures. Works with team members to ensure technology is effectively supporting the enterprise

Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor of science OR Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business or another technology related field AND 5 years relevant experience OR equivalent years of experience. Other requirements include:

  • MySQL Databases of various versions(5.x, 8.x)

  • Implement database high availability solutions using Clustering, Data guard, Flashback, or Recovery Manager (RMAN).

  • Additional data platforms such as PostgreSQL, Cassandra, SQL Server, Redis, Kafka, or Oracle

  • Database upgrade and migrations

  • Monitoring, backup and recovery tools

  • Database performance tuning

  • Automation scripts using Bash/Python/Ansible for managing database infrastructure.

  • Demonstrates ability to solve moderately complex technical problems independently

  • Demonstrated experience in successful implementation of technology solutions

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a small team setting

  • Consistently demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work documentation and organization

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.