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This position is responsible for the administration and maintenance of the Iridium MySQL Database Environments working in cooperation with the IT Operations, Network Engineering, Gateway Technical Operations and Boeing teams to provide highly available and reliable database systems to support Iridium services, systems and employees.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing day-to-day support and maintenance for key MySQL databases and services of our enterprise / commercial application platform
Responsible for investigating potential problems and issues raised by business users; this includes being on-call rotation as needed
Monitor database daily events to proactively optimize system performance and oversee data fixes for business issues or to address application issues based on the monitoring events.
Accountable for maintaining database configurations in compliance with established best practices and established baseline configurations
Develop and maintain an in depth understanding of the database architecture and the general application functionality used to maintain data integrity
Upgrade/install and configure MySQL database software
Perform backup/recovery, service database user requests, evaluate tools and applications
Plan and design database architecture to support new application development
Provide daily, weekly and monthly database checklist with historical trending reports
Provide monthly KPI metrics and trending reports
Work service requests and help desk tickets on a daily basis
Suggest improvements and seek additional training to maintain skills necessary to execute duties
Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by management
Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.