Senior MySQL Database Administrator

Estonia

<div class="content-intro"><p>Boku Inc. (BOKU.L) is the leading global provider of local mobile-first payments solutions. Global brands including Amazon, DAZN, Meta, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Sony, Spotify, and Tencent rely on Boku to reach millions of new paying consumers who do not use credit cards with our purpose-built payment network of more than 250 local payment methods that reach 7 billion accounts across 65 countries. Every year, Boku processes over $9 billion in value for our customers. Incorporated in 2008, Boku is headquartered in London and San Francisco and has employees in over 39 countries around the world, including Brazil, China, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, and the UAE. Boku is a truly global company that takes pride in its diversity and thriving equal opportunity workplace.</p></div><p><strong>Location : Tallinn or Tartu</strong></p> <p>We would like you to join our team as a<strong> DBA on our Data Platform Team.</strong></p> <p>The Data Platform Team at Boku is a small team with big responsibilities, at the heart of all the action. As such, we are responsible for not just the production and Dev/QA/Test environments, but also the flow of data, the monitoring of data, and its various auxiliary data repositories (transactional data set, data warehouse, etc.). We are looking for someone who can not only get their hands dirty fixing operational issues, but who can also think about the big picture and identify the ramifications of decisions made in one area upon the entire data fabric.</p> <p><strong>Your responsibilities in this role are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Provision MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations</li> <li>Ensure optimal performance, security, and high availability of large, Terabyte-sized databases</li> <li>Manage critical production environment replication systems</li> <li>Identify and resolve critical production issues with active/active multi-datacenter OLTP environment</li> <li>Ensure 99.999% uptime of database technologies, including identifying areas for improvement to meet the SLA</li> <li>Profile server resource usage and optimize as necessary</li> <li>Troubleshoot, monitor, and optimize performance issues, such as queries or processes</li> <li>Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders on database architecture and performance</li> <li>Identify and prototype new data technologies to improve performance, reliability, to extend features</li> <li>Participate in 24/7 DBA team on-call rotation for production databases</li> <li>Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, etc.</li> <li>Deploy schema changes to production databases</li> <li>Help build and introduce systems, tools, policies and procedures that raise company productivity</li> </ul> <p><strong>About you:</strong></p> <ul> <li>5 years DBA experience, of which 2+ should be as a senior DBA</li> <li>3+ years of production MySQL database administration (v5.5+) in a live-traffic, large replicated database environment</li> <li>Significant experience with managing database environments on AWS (e.g. RHEL on EC2, EBS, Redshift, RDS, S3, etc.)</li> <li>Production support experience in an environment with 24/7 uptime</li> <li>Strong understanding of MySQL architecture and management, and InnoDB storage engine</li> <li>Ability to design and modify complex database schemas</li> <li>Experience with Continuent Tungsten or similar replication/clustering technology</li> <li>Experience with database migration between different technologies such as native MySQL, RDS, Aurora, etc.</li> <li>Excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills</li> <li>Critical thinking and problem solving, with excellent attention to detail</li> </ul> <p><strong>Great to have</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Experience with AWS Redshift, RDS, Aurora, PostgreSQL</li> <li>Experience with emerging/alternative technologies for possible adoption (in-memory databases, distributed event technologies such as Kafka, etc.)</li> <li>Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Trino</li> <li>Experience with Data integration and data orchestration tooling such as AirFlow, dagster, dbt, etc.</li> </ul> <p><strong><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">And in </span><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">return</span> <span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">we</span> <span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">offer</span> <span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">you</span></span></strong><strong><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">:</span></span></strong><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="eop"> </span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"201341983":0,"335559738":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240}"> </span></p> <ul> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="7" data-list-defn-props="{"335552541":1,"335559684":-2,"335559685":360,"335559991":360,"469769226":"Symbol","469769242":[8226],"469777803":"left","469777804":"","469777815":"multilevel"}" data-aria-posinset="21" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">Stock equity for publicly listed Boku Inc</span></span><span 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data-list-defn-props="{"335552541":1,"335559684":-2,"335559685":360,"335559991":360,"469769226":"Symbol","469769242":[8226],"469777803":"left","469777804":"","469777815":"multilevel"}" data-aria-posinset="23" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">Generous referral bonus</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"201341983":0,"335559685":709,"335559738":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240,"335559991":283,"469777462":[360,709],"469777927":[0,0],"469777928":[0,8]}"> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="7" data-list-defn-props="{"335552541":1,"335559684":-2,"335559685":360,"335559991":360,"469769226":"Symbol","469769242":[8226],"469777803":"left","469777804":"","469777815":"multilevel"}" data-aria-posinset="24" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">Home Office equipment budget</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"201341983":0,"335559685":709,"335559738":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240,"335559991":283,"469777462":[360,709],"469777927":[0,0],"469777928":[0,8]}"> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="7" data-list-defn-props="{"335552541":1,"335559684":-2,"335559685":360,"335559991":360,"469769226":"Symbol","469769242":[8226],"469777803":"left","469777804":"","469777815":"multilevel"}" data-aria-posinset="25" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">We are a family-friendly employer with a certified gold-level</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"201341983":0,"335559685":709,"335559738":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240,"335559991":283,"469777462":[360,709],"469777927":[0,0],"469777928":[0,8]}"> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="7" data-list-defn-props="{"335552541":1,"335559684":-2,"335559685":360,"335559991":360,"469769226":"Symbol","469769242":[8226],"469777803":"left","469777804":"","469777815":"multilevel"}" data-aria-posinset="26" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">Exciting possibility to work with well-known names in the internet/digital/mobile/gaming industry</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"201341983":0,"335559685":709,"335559738":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240,"335559991":283,"469777462":[360,709],"469777927":[0,0],"469777928":[0,8]}"> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="7" data-list-defn-props="{"335552541":1,"335559684":-2,"335559685":360,"335559991":360,"469769226":"Symbol","469769242":[8226],"469777803":"left","469777804":"","469777815":"multilevel"}" data-aria-posinset="27" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">Personal development, growth & learning opportunities in a motivated, talented and international team</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"201341983":0,"335559685":709,"335559738":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240,"335559991":283,"469777462":[360,709],"469777927":[0,0],"469777928":[0,8]}"> </span></li> <li data-leveltext="" data-font="Symbol" data-listid="7" data-list-defn-props="{"335552541":1,"335559684":-2,"335559685":360,"335559991":360,"469769226":"Symbol","469769242":[8226],"469777803":"left","469777804":"","469777815":"multilevel"}" data-aria-posinset="28" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">Frequent all-inclusive team events that will help you quickly integrate into our talented and fun team</span></span><span 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data-list-defn-props="{"335552541":1,"335559684":-2,"335559685":360,"335559991":360,"469769226":"Symbol","469769242":[8226],"469777803":"left","469777804":"","469777815":"multilevel"}" data-aria-posinset="30" data-aria-level="1"><span data-contrast="none"><span data-ccp-charstyle="normaltextrun">Variety of learning & development opportunities and much more</span></span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233117":false,"134233118":false,"201341983":0,"335559685":709,"335559738":0,"335559739":0,"335559740":240,"335559991":283,"469777462":[360,709],"469777927":[0,0],"469777928":[0,8]}"> </span></li> </ul>

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