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    May 2008

    Database Administrator Revised Job Posting

    Database Administrator: ADRevolution

    ADRevolution is looking for a highly motivated Database Administrator (DBA) to join their team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the databases and related infrastructure of a rapidly growing online advertising company. The DBA will establish and implement best practices regarding data definition, data quality, data security, and data integration for existing and new MySQL database implementations. Applicants should be experts in MySQL, and ideally conversant in other database technologies. The Database Administrator will interact with all members of the IT team, and work with members of the Development and the Operations teams on a daily basis, and reports to the IT Manager.


    Lead MySQL Server software installation, maintenance and conversions

    Maintain multiple databases in development, test, and production environments

    Perform database security configuration and administration

    Develop and implement backup and recovery strategies

    Perform logical database design and physical database implementations

    Create, test, and conduct performance tuning on MySQL databases

    Develop SQL processes for data loading, migration and application interfaces

    Create deployment scripts, including rollback scripts, for all database changes

    Develop and enforce organizational SQL standards and best practices

    Work with the development team on aspects of database design including tables, views, stored procedures, permissions, etc.

    Due diligence of vendor-provided solutions as they pertain to the database architecture

    Analyze current capacity and loading, and plan for rapid future growth

    Ensure an extremely high level of data availability and redundancy

    Other duties may be assigned.


    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

    3+ years professional Database Administration experience

    Experience managing 1+ terabyte database in a 24x7 UNIX/Linux environment

    Experience working with MySQL through the UNIX/Linux command line interface

    Experience with MySQL in a high concurrency, high load production environment

    Experience with MySQL replication and the command line client required

    Proficiency in database performance and tuning

    Able to efficiently retrieve data from a relational database

    Experience programming in scripting languages such as k-shell, c-shell, and Perl

    Strong UNIX/LINUX background

    Excellent data analysis and problem solving skills

    Hands-on experience with working on large datasets

    Experience in 24x7 data availability environments

    Highly organized and self-disciplined with the ability to manage multiple high-priority projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

    Able to work both independently and as part of a team


    PHP programming skills a strong plus

    Exposure to table partitioning or sharing are a big plus

    About ADRevolution, LLC:

    ADRevolution, LLC, based in Austin, Texas, has invented the solution for fully integrated auction-based ad serving. The company's Ideal Advertising Marketplace provides a new model of efficiency in digital media commerce; its full service solution drives results for advertisers and increases earnings for publishers across a variety of channels with its one-to-one personalization and behavioral targeting platform, the Natural Intelligence Marketing Engine (NIME). ADRevolution engages consumers in a personal dialogue over all interactive and emerging channels: email, interactive display, mobile, and more. For more details about ADRevolution, visit our Web site at

    To apply for this position, please submit your resume in Word or PDF format, along with your salary requirements, to our recruiting team at Please include the job title “Database Administrator” in the subject line of your email. Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible. No phone calls, please.

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