Systems Int Ltd - Remote
$60 - $70 an hourFull-time8 hour shift +1

Required Skills
· MySQL (required) - version 5.7.23-8.0.28 and some older versions at < 5.7.18
· MySQL 5.7.x and 8.0.x Enterprise Edition MySQL
· Complex P1/P2 Incident Management
· Work experience with OLTP, OLAP, Staging, and Data warehouse configuration.
· Strong knowledge of ODBC/JDBC client/server communication
Preferred/nice to have
· Ansible
· Automation experience with ‘shell’ and ‘SQL’ scripting
· Detail-oriented, strong communication, self-starter

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Install, patch, upgrade, configure, tune, and maintain MySQL databases (current version 5.7.23-8.0.28 and some older versions at < 5.7.18)
  • Troubleshoot critical performance bottlenecks for MySQL databases
  • Review and assess the impact of database design changes prior to their implementation
  • Collaborate with other IT teams and Vendors to resolve complex and multi-disciplinary issues
  • Work independently and represent database group in various projects
  • Ensure that databases are monitored, maintained, backed up, and available as appropriate.
  • Manage database security with an adherence to PNC’s security policy
  • Review stress testing results and provide recommendations to development teams
  • Automate management tasks, streamline processes, and perform standard administrative functions
  • Mentor, assist, encourage, and serve as a backup to other team members
  • Assist in Production releases for Critical Production Applications
  • Assist for Complex P1/P2 Incident Management as required (24x7 On-Call)
  • Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines and ability to learn new architectures
  • Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases
  • Analytical skills necessary to perform troubleshooting of errors and performance issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Results-oriented and able to work across the organization as an individual contributor
  • Ability to work in a rapidly transforming organization
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts
  • Technically proficient in assigned IT discipline(s)
  • Ability to deliver consistent, high-quality, cost-effective service by handling routine, as well as some non-routine, systems issues

· HS Diploma w/certification is ok
· Bachelor's preferred (software engineering, computer science, and/or related field)
· Emphasis on work experience - 8+ years minimum regardless of education

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60.00 - $70.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Application Question(s):

  • What is the most recent version of MySQL you have used?
  • How many years of troubleshooting experience you have with MySQL?
  • Production support experience?
  • Would be comfortable working on W2


  • MySQL: 5 years (Required)
  • Ansible: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: Remote

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