Do you have a working knowledge of MySQL in a production environment? Can you configure and debug replication in your sleep? Do you know the differences between MyISAM and InnoDB tables? Do you want to work a thriving, stable Internet company?
If you're answered "yes" to those questions, check out this job description and send me your resume if you're interested.
Think of the job as an operations job specializing in MySQL support.
Yahoo! Mail Operations Engineer
The Yahoo Mail Operations team is looking for a highly dedicated, motivated, and experienced software operations and tools development engineer. The Mail operations team is responsible for overall performance, availability, reliability and scalability of several large-scale systems involving thousands of servers and hundred of terabytes of data.
To be successful, you must have at least 4 to 5 years of experience with the following skills: UNIX (shell scripting, gmake, awk, sed and/or other unix system administration tools), perl, site monitoring such as NetSaint/Nagios, site operations/networking (VIPs, ssh, cron), c++ (some exposure), production database installation and/or configuration (MySQL or Oracle). Prior experiences with operations in 24x7 production environment are highly desired. You also need to have good communication skills, schedule flexibility in working with offshore engineers. BSCS or equivalent is required.
This job is on-site in Sunnyvale, California.
And, in for the sake of full disclosure, if you get hired, I do get a reward. But more importantly, you get a good job!
Posted by jzawodn at March 10, 2004 11:42 AM