MySQL Database Engineer

Engineering Paddington, London


Description

Overview
We are creating cloud storage technology for a dynamic and fast moving market.  Based in London, we are growing rapidly both in terms of bringing in large numbers of new customers every month and providing new features to the platform.  We self-host our multi-petabyte storage cloud, optimizing our platform for the best possible throughput and cost/GB. Our customers trust us inherently with their data, therefore quality and user retention is key. 

This is a place where Big Data is a part of everyday life – not just a vague concept. You will be working with a team of high performing technical individuals. We are a small tight knit team this translates into you having the potential to help shape the company’s database strategy. We also offer the chance to learn new skills and technologies in a real world environment. Automation of the day to day is our overriding goal, freeing us up to make business impacting positive data decisions.

You will work from our offices in central London, right next to Paddington Station (easily reachable from public transportation).This role involves out of office hour support on call rota.  


What the role entails:
  • Maintain hundreds of databases across our multiple brands. Both small and very large > 2tb in size
  • Replication set up and maintenance
  • Advanced monitoring and capacity planning across the entire database estate
  • Database tuning at multiple levels from query level to hardware and OS Level
  • Automate all of the above

Skills & experience we'd like to see:

  • Database: Over 4 years’ experience in supporting MySQL databases version 5.x and above.
  • Working knowledge of Linux and windows operating systems, especially how they interact with MySQL databases
  • Scripting ability in Shell and Python
  • MySQL clustering and replication technologies
  • MySQL monitoring tools such as MEM,PMM or Nagios
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with the following an advantage:
  • Powershell
  • MSSQL 2008 and above
  • AWS/Google Cloud services
  • RAIDS, File systems and networking
  • NoSQL



About Livedrive:

We are a group of cloud storage companies including Livedrive, SugarSync and KeepItSafe under the J2 Global Cloud Storage banner. Based in London, we are growing rapidly both in terms of bringing in large numbers of new customers every month and providing new features to the platform. We self-host our multi-petabyte storage cloud, optimizing our platform for the best possible throughput and cost/GB.   Our customers trust us inherently with their data, therefore quality is key. It’s essential that we focus on constantly improving what we can offer from a quality of service standpoint.

j2 Cloud Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.








About j2 Cloud Services:

Founded in 1995, j2 Cloud Services (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

 The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services' November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.   

 For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com

About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include IGN.com, PCMag.com, AskMen.com, ComputerShopper.com, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com, LogicBuy.com and Toolbox.com. Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com

Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.