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From:John Maciejewski Date:May 2 2003 7:37pm
Subject:job. MySQL Database Engineer. Menlo Park, Ca. Permanent
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Title:MySQL Database Engineer
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Salary: DOE
No relocation assistance
Client will not sponsor
No 3rd parties


* Responsible for the design, implementation, debugging, delivery, 
and maintenance of enhancements to MySQL for our high-availability 
clustered environment.
* Work closely with other software engineers, QA, artists, and 
designers to develop and extend the core software components of the 
core product.
* Contribute to the MySQL open source community.
* Work with the Operations and business teams to ensure that 
requirements are clearly understood and documented.
* Actively ensure effective application design, database layout, and 
network usage. Identify and address potential deployment, operational 
and performance issues.
* Responsible for the delivery of clean and well documented code that 
complies with standards.
* Review QA test plans and provides input when appropriate. Assist 
and advise QA in developing and running white box tests to support 
MySQL modifications. Work effectively with QA to deliver top-quality 
results. Track and resolve bugs effectively.
* Work closely with the operations team to ensure that all database 
related systems have been well documented, streamlined, and 
supportable operational processes. Able and available to diagnose 
critical operations problems as they occur.
* Work with producers/program managers to ensure that projects are 
well planned, accurately tracked, and developed in accordance with 
processes. Ensure that code and documentation is well organized.


* Delivered production quality database services that have been used 
in high-volume situations.
* Must have a strong understanding of operational issues (backup, 
recovery, security, monitoring, serviceability) and be able to build 
applications that take them into consideration.
* 3-5 years of C++ software engineering experience.
* 3+ years experience working with MySQL internals, including disk 
layout and network protocol related issues.
* Extensive experience working in the open source community for MySQL.
* Solid experience with MySQL performance measurement and optimization.
* Experience with database replication.
* 3-5 years of hands-on UNIX, Perl, DBI and shell scripting experience.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills. This includes 
excellent documentation and commenting habits for code, and the 
ability to explain complex technical subject matter (such as read 
consistency, rollback, database recovery, and point-in-time recovery) 
to other engineers.
* Must have a customer-centric attitude towards end users and 
stakeholders of the database systems.
* Must be comfortable working in a small, fast-paced, entrepreneurial 
environment and have a passion for doing what it takes to build an 
outstanding product.


John Maciejewski
JMA Search
(Maciejewski & Associates)
225 Harvard Road
San Mateo, Ca 94402
650-342-8947 Office
415-516-1022 cell
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