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AcuityAds: Database Administrator Dba


This is a Contract position in Quebec, QC posted September 30, 2021.

AcuityAds is a leading technology company that provides marketers with a one-stop solution for omnichannel digital advertising with best-of-category return on advertising spend.

Our journey automation technology, illumin™, offers planning, buying and real-time intelligence from one platform.

With proprietary Artificial Intelligence, illumin™ brings unique programmatic capabilities to close the gap between advertising planning and execution.

AcuityAds is headquartered in Toronto with offices throughout Canada, the U.S., Europe, and Latin America.

For more information, visit AcuityAds.Com.The engineering team at AcuityAds is growing, and we are looking to add a talented DBA to our family.

We are looking for a database administrator with a DevOps mindset for automation and problem solving who can drive the technical direction for the database ecosystem.

You will be responsible for mission-critical databases running in our own data centers, on our own hardware (no public cloud) handling millions of transactions per second with millisecond latency, doesn’t that sound exciting?What you’ll do:Troubleshoot and resolve issues of any complexity related to their MySQL environments.Perform technical work that requires planning and scheduling to ensure the best possible solution is delivered on time.React on incidents and provide solutions aiming at maintained environment improvements.Work in a fast-paced environment where we are responsible for Acuity’s most critical systems.Mentor and guide other engineering colleagues, helping to breakdown knowledge silos and lead all teams to succeed.Serve as a point of technical escalation for difficult problems.Your Technical Experience:2-5 years of experience working with MySQL Databases, including the community edition.Knowledge/expertise administering both OLTP and OLAP systems.In-depth knowledge of MySql configuration best practices.Advanced understanding of Linux OS: RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu and/or Debian.Deep understanding of database systems performance.Understand automation concept preferably with experience in tooling such as Ansible and Terraform.Advanced knowledge on InnoDB internals.Expert knowledge of Performance Schema.Hands-on experience with schema management and related tooling.Knows how to optimize queries/schemas to enhance the overall experience for our customers and developers.Deep understanding of replication and clustering.Comfortable designing and implementing HA and backup solutions and strategies.Knows proxy usage as it relates to MySQL.Your Abilities and Attributes:You are comfortable working in an on-premise environment with both virtual and physical hardware.Ability to individually assess developer/environment impact for changes being requested.Ability to review, approve and offer feedback on plans/designed created by others.Define runbooks that improve the efficiency of all teams.Ability to identify skill/knowledge gaps and will proactively ask for help when required.Skilled at mining information from in-house documentation and the internetAbility to create in-depth technical documents that may need to speak to a cross-sectional audience.Ability to work well with people and communicate effectively with your own team as well as colleagues at all levels of the business.Ability to communicate information to colleagues in a clear and concise manner.Positive, helpful and supportiveAble to make unilateral decisions in emergencies and under pressure.What Will Make You Stand Out:Experience with NoSql technologies such as Cassandra, HBASE and AeroSpike and how to apply the best configuration practise to these systems in cross data center implementation.Knowledge /experience with Percona tools and PMMPrevious experience working hands-on in an on-premise or hybrid cloud environment.Kubernetes expertiseExperience working in Agile environments and/or familiarity with DevOps methodologies.Expert level systems and network administration knowledge.Proven mentorship or leadership skills.Job ID: M0828GREAT PLACE TO WORK®AcuityAds is certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Canada.

This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience.

Check us out at https://www.Acuityads.ComDISCLAIMERThis description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position.

However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications, and experience may vary.

The Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.DIVERSITY, INCLUSION & EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESAcuityAds is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our people and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

We expect and require the cooperation of all our people in maintaining an environment with mutual respect by and for all our employees and applicants.All employment decisions at AcuityAds are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, ancestry, creed (religion), place of origin, ethnic origin, citizenship, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, political belief, physical or mental disability, receipt of public assistance, or irrelevant record of the offence.AcuityAds provides accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

If you require accommodation, please contact us by e-mail at hr acuityads.Com.

This ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place during the recruitment and selection process and before you begin your journey with us.Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at AcuityAds.