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William Hill MySQL DBA in Las Vegas, Nevada

MySQL DBAat William Hill US

Las Vegas, NV

Working with William Hill, you will be at the heart of the technological revolution with one of the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. William Hill deals with projects ranging from desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites, to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as the number of orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users daily; impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.

When we say cutting edge, we mean it. Here, you can work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but…with the fun included.

You will have access to development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, and lunch and learn sessions. You will be part of a great working atmosphere, performing complex work in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward-thinking managers. You will have the opportunity to make an impact.

What You Will Do:

  • Monitor databases for proper performance

  • Install upgrades and maintain systems

  • Manage storage for all applications

  • Manage security and report incidents

  • Server configuration, migration, and other implementations

  • Monitor root cause analysis and resolutions

  • Plan, design and implement next database architecture

  • Work with development staff to optimize existing queries

  • Optimize existing data sets through the addition of indexes or other means

  • Install and maintaining servers and environments

  • Manage back-ups and recovery procedures

  • Create custom monitoring and maintenance plans

  • Administering and testing new upgrades and databases

  • Troubleshoot and resolve database problems

  • Ensure audit trails are maintained and documented

What You Will Need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or related field

  • 3 to 5 years MySQL server database experience or database administration experience in a commercial environment or equivalent work experience

  • Experience with the following: MySQL 5.5, 5.6, 5.7 Administration; Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012; SQL Server Database Administration 2008 R2 and/or 2012; CentOS Linux, RedHat Linux.

  • Experience with database migration, performance tuning, and optimization, and setting up and managing database connections

  • Familiar with SQL Reporting services including creating, modifying, and managing custom reports

  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

  • Accurate and precise attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, and organizational skills

  • Up-to-date on latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently

  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management

Essential Functions/Exposures:

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time

  • Must be able to type and talk on the phone for extended periods of time