• MySQL Database Consultant (USA | Remote | Work From Home) (Future Opportunity)

    Posted Date (MM/DD/YYYY) 1 hour ago(6/20/2018 3:32 PM)
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    Database Consultant
  • Job Description

    MySQL Database Consultant (Future Opportunity)

    Location : US


    2018 sees Pythian continuing to grow and build a next-generation of expert teams. This means that although this position is not available today, we are forecasting this position to be active and in “ready to hire” status within the next 3-6 months.


    In preparation for this demand, we are welcoming applicants to apply, and if chosen, to continue through the interview process at this time which includes: technical stages and discussions with Human Resources.


    Why Pythian?

    Pythian is a global IT services company that specializes in designing, implementing, and managing systems that directly contribute to revenue and business success. We help companies adopt disruptive technologies to advance innovation and increase agility. Our highly skilled technical teams work as an integrated extension of our clients’ organizations to deliver continuous transformation and uninterrupted operational excellence.


    Why You?

    Are you community minded? Do you blog, contribute to the Open Source community?  Are you inspired by ever-shifting challenges, constant growth and collaboration with a team of peers who push you constantly to up your game?  At Pythian, we are actively shaping what it means to be an open-source database engineer and administrator, and we want you to be a part of the world’s largest team of MySQL, Cassandra, and MongoDB professionals.


    Pythian Perks

    • Flexible environment: Work remotely from your home! There´s no travel requirements!
    • Outstanding people: Collaborate with the industry’s top minds.
    • Generous vacation: Start with a minimum 3 weeks’ vacation. New baby? Take an extra 2 weeks.
    • Substantial training allowance: Hone your skills or learn new ones; experiment and explore using our in-house sandbox; participate in professional development days.
    • Fun, fun, fun: Blog during work hours; take a day off and volunteer for your favorite charity.


    OVERVIEW: The Database Consultant (DBC) will, as part of a team based approach, supply complete support for all aspects of database and application infrastructure to a variety of clients, as assigned. Our collaborative MySQL environment means everyone works together to solve complex puzzles and develop innovative solutions for our clients. Cross-functional training in NoSQL, Site Reliability Engineering and DevOps methodologies are encouraged.

    The position requires specialized knowledge and experience in installing, configuring and upgrading MySQL databases & MySQL Administration. debugging skills, MongoDB and Scripting/automation tooling experience is a huge plus.



    • Strong ability to work in both a team oriented environment and also under minimal supervision
    • Strong ability to adapt and to learn quickly
    • Good customer service focus with the ability to manage customer expectations and priorities
    • Disciplined in their learning process
    • Self-motivated
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Good analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
    • Effective organizational skills
    • Demonstrate sound work ethics
    • Very good documentation skills
    • Nice to have - Understanding of current IT service standards such as ITIL
    • Scripting (bash/python) and Ansible experience is a huge plus
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Contributor to Open Source projects relevant to MySQL, MongoDB or other database or infrastructure software"


    Want to know more? Check out our MySQL Blog Page to see what puzzles we have been working on - read posts from Valerie Parham Thompson &Derek Downey!


    Intrigued to see what it is like to work at Pythian or check us out @Pythian and #pythianlife.


    Stay connected with us! Follow @PythianJobs on Twitter and @loveyourdata on Instagram!




    • An equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered.
    • Pythian is an equal opportunity employer.
    • All applicants will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a background check.

    Pythian welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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