Sr. MySQL Architect Opportunity @ an established startup

Nathan Sanders nathan at
Fri Feb 16 12:38:58 UTC 2007


I'm contacting you to see if you are interested in the following opportunity
with our client. 
If you feel you are a good fit and this opportunity matches your career
interest; please forward a word copy of your resume to:

Nathan Sanders
nathan at

If this is not a good fit for your interest but you know someone who might
be interested in exploring the opportunity. Please share the details with


Title: Senior MySQL Architect 

Our Client is seeking an adept MySQL architect to join their team to design,
build, and maintain mission-critical databases.

*Design and manage highly-available, scalable databases using MySQL on the
GNU/Linux platform
*Seeing projects through the complete software life-cycle, from design and
implementation to testing and production deployment and beyond
*Lots of room for growth within the company
*Technically challenging
* Highly rewarding and enthusiastic team environment

Expert MySQL database design and development experience (minimum 5 years
industry experience)

*Strong relational database design and development
*Large-scale deployments utilizing replication and/or clustering
*Stored procedure design and development 
*Database performance analysis, tuning, and query optimization
*Defining and/or implementing data access controls
*Backup and disaster recovery
*8 to 10 years of experience in software development using object oriented
and procedural programming
*Strong background in developing for GNU/Linux or Unix-like platforms for
mission-critical production deployments
*Strong analytical and logical thinking capability Always a plus
*High-availability and scalable network service development
*Experience with multi-master clustering and other high availability
*Data warehouse design experience
*Proficiency in an industry-recognized scripting language, such as PHP,
Ruby, Perl, and/or Python
*Proficiency in C and/or C++
*Experience with database internals development
*Contributions to MySQL server or its storage engines
*Expertise with interfaces, MVC, HTML, CSS2, JavaScript, AJAX, Templating,
caching, sessions, and authentication
*GNU/Linux optimization, security and network administration
*Secure coding practices
*Experience with distributed architecture, design, and implementation
*Experience with running Apache or other Unix-based web servers in a
production environment
*Industry networking experience, including knowledge of fundamental
protocols, such as TCP, UDP, IPv4/6 and SSL/TLS
*B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or other related field
Work environment
*We will custom build a workstation to your specifications using the latest
and greatest technology; Mac OS X and Linux-friendly
*Dual Apple 30" Cinema HD displays
*Join a team with a winning attitude in a fast moving, highly energetic
*Full benefits
*Executive desk with your own personal choice of ergonomic chair
*All of our servers run GNU/Linux (Debian) or OpenBSD

Location: MA (relocation assistance is available)

About Our Client:
Our client is an established start-up with solid revenue that launched their
business in 1998. Since then they have grown to have more than 12 Million
memebers who utilize their technology. Therefore, they are a true technology
company with a focus on emerging technologies and new markets. They develop
their own tools to manage the business. They are passionate about open
source and contribute back to the community. If your driving enthusiasm for
technology matches Theirs, I would love to hear from you.

Thanks for your interest,


Nathan Sanders
Bridgenex LLC
Office: 408.986.1099
Cell: 408.843.0100
Email: nathan at


Keywords:   MySQL, SQL, UNIX, Linux, Debian, PHP, Ruby, C, C++, Perl, Python

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