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Database Engineer II - Live Ops

Los Angeles, California
Freelance | Job ID #72405 | $75 - $89 hourly | Posted 4 weeks ago

Our client, a video game company, is seeking a Database Engineer II to join the Live Operations team. 


•    Configure, deploy, maintain, and optimize new and existing database infrastructure to support new and existing games and services
•    Design and implement routine data migrations between MySQL data sources as part of routine database consolidation, upgrades and host changes
•    Design and implement replication and backup technologies for critical MySQL databases
•    Design and implement Database level monitoring and alerting for Riot’s MySQL database stack
•    Design and implement Relational Database schema and query changes, supporting assorted service and game development teams with their database performance and application needs.
•    Design and implement automation to manage Riot’s database infrastructure
•    Be part of active 24x7 on call rotation with your team

Required Qualifications: 
•    4+ years database administration experience working with large (and small) scale Relational MySQL databases
•    4+ years database administration experience working with cloud based and locally deployed MySQL technologies
•    Experience with full database development life cycle 
•    Proven ability to administrate, maintain, and recover MySQL databases
•    Proven ability to design and implement automated data migrations using replication, code and business logic between data systems
•    Proven ability to work with development teams and service code on schema, query and database design
•    Ability to optimize Database and SQL Query performance
•    Ability to solve problems with programming scripts (python, bash etc) 
•    Ability to implement solutions through automation
•    Proven experience using monitoring and alerting tools to determine health of your database ecosystem. 
•    Associates/Bachelors Degree Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience.
•    Ability to go on call every 4 weeks.

Desired Qualifications:
•    Hands on experience with AWS RDS or Aurora
•    Familiarity with NoSQL technologies 
•    Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and microservice application developmentLinux systems administration skills (operate the database and the infrastructure)
•    Experience programming in GoLang, Python and/or Java
•    Ability to speak Korean and English conversationally

Pay: $75 - $89 hourly



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