Senior Mysql DBA @ Electronic ARTS Hyderabad

Job Description
ELECTRONIC ARTS (EA) HYDERABAD : Opportunity For Senior MySQL DBA
In case your profile is short listed, you might be called for an in-person interview at our HYDERABAD office in the next few days. Hence, please send across your updated resume with the below requested details to raprasad@ea.com at the earliest.
Electronic Arts has the following exciting opportunity in their rapidly growing Hyderabad office:
Role : Senior MySQL DBA
Job Location : HYDERABAD
Job Type : On Permanent Rolls of EA India
Position Summary:

The Senior MySQL Database Engineer will provide the technical domain and leadership required to effectively deliver high-quality, timely solutions and services that meet EAs business needs with a focus on the Online IT line of business. The Sr. MySQL DBAs primary focus is to research, evaluate, plan design, allocate, implement, support and optimize all aspects of EAs Online MySQL databases.

Key Responsibilities:

Technology Stewardship

Demonstrates a sound understanding of EA functional / business objectives that drive and shape technology requirements and design deliverables
Possesses, develops, and applies knowledge of trends, relevant system development technologies and methodologies
In-depth experience in building/configuring/maintaining MySQL databases in OLTP environment
Ensures quality and consistency of design, development (if applicable), testing, and integration testing cycles and deliverables, adhering to Architecture, PMO, and compliance guidelines
Collaborates with other engineers and architects to drive guidelines, methodologies, and documentation
Drives continuous improvement; may include design, definition of roadmaps, standardization of processes and methodologies
Collaborates and maintains working relationships with appropriate technology vendor contacts and peer company contacts

Bachelor Degree or Masters in Computer Management Information Systems with 7-10 years of related experience
On-call rotation is required to support a 24/7 environment
Self-Motivated and Demonstrated ability to work in a sourced model using onsite/offshore model
Must be able to conduct systems analysis and translate user requirements into business solutions.
Exhibit strong problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution, and customer service skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment
Proven project leadership skills with the ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize tasks.
Professionalism in dealing with all levels of management and staff
Ability to plan and deliver cost effective results.

Technical Qualifications:

4+ years of experience designing, developing, tuning, optimizing, deploying and updating MySQL instances in a high volume transactional environment with critical uptime requirements
This group will develop, maintain and support EA worldwide databases. It requires in-depth database knowledge with significant expertise in database administration and MySQL application system administration.
Must have configured and managed replication/standby instances of MySQL
Must have configured and managed online backup technologies in MySQL and ensure disaster recovery and data retention protocols (backup, monitoring, security, installation)
Experience in working with NetApp storage is preferred
Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems and work with game development teams on data sizing based on efficient use of multi-core systems
Must have expert knowledge of all MySQL configuration parameters
Excellent troubleshooting and performance tuning skills, ability to write shell scripting is required
Ideal candidate will have good exposure to Linux, HP UNIX and Windows. Good understanding of various recovery scenarios, refresh techniques
Ability to work with a highly skilled team of global professionals from Application Development, UNIX, Storage teams and capability to manage 24/7 support is a must.
Ability to manage external customer facing on-line platforms
Strong process and methodology to work through SDLC for database deployment
Ability to perform analysis, options for senior management decision making
Ability to size various database technologies to business needs
Expert knowledge of at least one other database platform such as Microsoft SQL Server and/or Oracle is highly preferred
Experience in any NoSQL technologies like MongoDB, CouchBase will be an added advantage

Solution Delivery and Support:

Expert understanding of technology systems and infrastructure
Expert knowledge of technology and software design and deployment principles
Ability to articulate end-to-end technical requirements
Participates in design / development estimating and scheduling
Prepares and executes mechanism to validate the quality of the deployments
Can design frameworks for effectively solving complex business problems
Can define IT processes and services to align with EA business needs
Ensures alignment of technology roadmaps to EAs business
Provides recommendations on direction to Senior IT Management
Works with internal and external organizations solving complex problems and handling large scale projects
Works with vendors and suppliers.
Provides detailed, day-to-day direction to development teams to design and build quality applications using standard patterns, architectures, and best practices.
Manages and mentors engineers both on and off-shore
Provides Level 3 (advanced) technical expertise; Oversight and accountability for resolution of outages, service level issues, and user/customer support needs in coordination with other support groups and teams
Ensures technical documentation is kept up to date (run books, process diagrams, system information, technical documents)
Maintains overall responsibility for quality of production deployments
Oversees future implementations and/or upgrades and ensure that support standards are in place
Defines proactive activities and tasks required for optimization of stability, performance and architecture
Perform special projects and departmental initiatives as needed
Responsible to drive uptime requirements

This message is intended to generate interest in opportunities currently open in our firm. Given the nature of certain agreements we have with our clients, our ability to approach you further as a viable candidate may be limited by any affiliation you have with those clients. You will be asked to disclose the nature of any such affiliation should we proceed with your candidacy.

Salary:INR 15,00,000 25,00,000 P.A. CTC + Relocation Allowances, Stock Units
Industry:IT-Software / Software Services
Functional Area:IT Software DBA, Datawarehousing
Role Category:Programming & Design
Role:Database Architect/Designer
Keyskills:MySQL, MySQL DBA, NoSQL, DBA, Database
Desired Candidate Profile

Education:(UG Any Graduate Any Specialization) OR (PG Any Postgraduate Any Specialization, Post Graduation Not Required) AND ( Doctorate Doctorate Not Required)
The Senior MySQL Database Engineer will provide the technical domain and leadership required to effectively deliver high-quality, timely solutions and services that meet EAs business needs with a focus on the Online IT line of business. The Sr. MySQL DBAs primary focus is to research, evaluate, plan design, allocate, implement, support and optimize all aspects of EAs Online MySQL databases.

raprasad@ea.com

Company Profile
Electronic Arts Games (India) Pvt. Ltd.
ELECTRONIC ARTS (EA) HYDERABAD Opportunity For Senior MySQL DBA

In case your profile is short listed, you might be called for an in-person interview at our HYDERABAD office in the next few days. Hence, please send across your updated resume with the below requested details to raprasad@ea.com at the earliest.
ABOUT Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is an international developer, marketer, publisher and distributor of video games. EA was formed in 1982 and ever since, we have been the leader in thrilling the world with cutting edge Interactive Entertainment.
EA has the #1 market share in North America & Europe with revenues of US$ 4.2 billion in FY12 and has a distribution network spread across 75 countries with worldwide employee strength of 9000+

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