Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Sr SO Database Administrator

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Hyderabad, IN
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This Job is eligible for the following work arrangements :Flex Time

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Introduction to group/job Join Microsoft’s fastest growing division and make the Digital Entertainment Lifestyle a Reality!

As a Sr Database Administrator on the Interactive Entertainment Business (IEB) Information Solutions team, you will be part of the team working in maintaining high performing and scalable SQL systems to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of Microsoft Entertainment Division. You will be driving initiatives to design/build World Class BI/SQL platform to support our Business clients long range plan and Enterprise Architecture pillars. This position will ensure that IEB SQL stores are being driven to industry best practices, that standards and procedures are implemented, and ensure the SQL platform is highly scalable, available, and secure. You will act as IEB final point for escalation for any SQL related issues and questions.

Currently our group owns 2000+ servers with 5 different BI application focusing different business segment (XBOX Live BI, Manufacturing & Quality Analtyics, Sales & Marketing and Operational Data Warehouse etc.,).


Provide leadership and guidance to the vendor DBA team.

Work with Project team/Architects and provide technical expertise and support of database administration and tuning. Continue to seek improvements in product performance that can be achieved through changes in database schema, logical and physical data organization, and tuning & configuration.

Work with Project team/Architects for new development efforts, and provide technical expertise and participate in the design and implementation of a database schema that conforms to industry standards yet meets all application specific requirements

Apply the "Database-Specific Operational Best Practices Checklist"

Perform design review of all database changes/projects

Performance-tuning and optimization (review blocking, do root-cause analysis of performance bottlenecks and escalate appropriately).

Plan future-state infrastructure (storage capacity planning, server SKU recommendations, newest SQL Server features, etc.)

Setup database failover mechanism (DB Mirroring, log-shipping, etc.) and perform disaster recovery excercises.

Maintain, review and implement the "SQL Server Configuration Standards Checklist" (Writing in Progress). Make sure all servers are in compliance.

Fine tune SQL monitoring by ensuring that all SQL Errors are captured proactively.

Create knowledge base articles for alerts/issues for DBA (Service operation) team to resolve issue without escalating to database engineering team.

Deliver on key SLA’s and metrics.

Own SQL issues and escalations from DBA vendor team and service operation team.

Plan for high availability through SQL Always on technology


(absolute minimums, will not talk to anyone without these items. Typically the non-subjective items i.e. 3+ years C++ development.

- BSc in Computer Science or similar Engineering degree

- 5+ years of experience as a SQL Database Engineer

- 3+ hands on Production DBA experience in handling VLDBs, especially in areas like tuning, disaster recovery and high availability.

- Strong SQL skills (Level 400) and experience in database design, schema design, and SQL performance tuning and optimization

- Experience and knowledge in designing scalable and failover database systems

- Experience in configuring, implementing and supporting high availability strategies with SQL Always on technology.

- Outstanding customer service/focus skills Demonstrated ability in handling complex. technical issues and providing timely solutions.

- Demonstrated ability to define and follow best practices and business processes.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Understanding of multi-tiered application technology.

- Excellent understanding of Microsoft Windows 2000/2003 operating system

- Good understanding of OS and Infrastructure / Network layer is value added
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August 23, 2011
Not Applicable
Computer Software
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Senior System Administrator Bangalore

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Job Summary
This position will be part of the International IT Team supporting day-to-day user and server administration and network support in the Bangalore office, as well as supporting regional servers and network infrastructure across Asia. This position will also be involved in supporting longer-term projects across the region.

The Technical Environment
The desktop computing environment consists of PC's running Windows 7 and Linux, and Apple Macs.
The server environment consists of HP servers running VMware vSphere, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Linux.
Support includes, but is not limited to, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, upgrades and installation of network, server, and desktop hardware and software.

Support local IT infrastructure, desktops and users
Support of local and regional software development processes, data transfers and associated activities
Support of regional infrastructure (Unix / Windows / network)
Participation in regional and worldwide IT projects

Qualifications Required / Preferred

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent combination of education and experience
8+ years of Linux/Unix administration for an international business, with experience in Windows and network administration
Technical Skills:
Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems
Knowledge of enterprise storage systems, including DAS, NAS, and SAN
Experience administering and supporting Windows Server, including file and print servers
Experience with VMware ESX/vSphere virtual servers
Experience with distributed network file systems and file sharing protocols, including DFS, NFS, and CIFS
Strong knowledge of networking principles and LAN, WiFi and WAN network administration
Knowledge of network infrastructure services such as DHCP and DNS
Ability to troubleshoot complex network issues, including ability to create and interpret network traces
Excellent general troubleshooting and problem solving skills, and ability to troubleshoot complex issues related to Unix, Windows and Networking at a senior level
Network and server monitoring using tools and protocols such as Nagios, Cacti, and SNMP
Ability to write scripts in a variety of languages – shell, Perl, PowerShell, VBScript, etc.
Key Personal Attributes
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced team environment, including the ability to work one to one and in groups on complex technical issues (face to face, over the phone, and via video conference call)
Excellent written and verbal communication
Experience working within a software development organization
Experience working closely with business areas and being the liaison for the IT team (relationship building)
Experience working for an international business over a wide geography and multiple time zones
Ability to work alone, but also as a member of both large and small teams
Experience of working at all levels (from desktop support up to regional and company-wide)
Experience working with, coaching, and training other technical staff
Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills
Customer focused with a dedication to customer satisfaction
Strong initiative, self-motivation, ability to complete tasks on time
Excellent judgment, decision making, and organizational skills
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Ability to handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision

Please apply using link below:

Company Description

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists. Founded in 1984, MathWorks employs 2200 people in 15 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

IT at MathWorks:
MathWorks is a highly successful company that heavily leverages IT to strategic advantage for our development and business areas. MathWorks IT is a worldwide team of bright, motivated, high performing people, who build and implement solutions that improve our business. We’re always looking for innovative technologies or processes that improve the way we design, develop, deploy and support IT solutions.
We have the time, funding, and culture to “do the right thing”: As a privately-held company committed to continuous improvement, we have requirements driven -- not budget driven -- decision making processes. We give ourselves the time to design solutions right and have implemented an IT follow-the-sun support model leveraging the expertise of our worldwide IT staff.
Want to work in a place that has a culture that fosters collaboration, information sharing, ongoing training and challenging work, so you can grow your expertise? MathWorks is it. We have a modern and sophisticated IT environment, and are already realizing the benefits of virtualization, mobile computing, SOA, enterprise data warehousing, cloud computing, and modern web application frameworks such as Ruby on Rails.
MathWorks has excellent facilities with modern offices, meeting spaces and computing tools that enable you to get your job done, plus a full selection of sugary, caffeinated and healthier choice beverages to keep you going. Join us, and take your IT career to a whole new level!

Senior Linux System Administrator

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About Business Group:
Service Engineering and Operations @ Yahoo! is responsible for the complete end-to-end Operations of Yahoo! products and the underlying Infrastructure. The 600 million unique users who come to our sites every month expect the best-in-class reliability and performance and this is the team that makes it all happen. The Bangalore based Service Engineering and Operations organization is looking for highly motivated, talented and technically savvy individuals to become part of this team that operates Mission Critical Systems. Yahoo! is a unique destination for engineers who are hungry to work on cutting edge technology combined with the scale that only Yahoo! Can provide with products like - Yahoo! Mail with its 300+ Million users; Cloud computing technologies like Hadoop that run on tens of thousands of nodes; petabytes of storage; massive databases and data warehouses; the cool and seamless Yahoo! Messenger that has over 4 billion messages exchanged every day, and many more! If you have the passion to be a part of a team that operates the most trafficked websites on this Planet, then this group is for you

About the Role
Role: Principal Engineer I- Linux Architect, Service Engineering

The chief components of the role would be:

− Works on complex projects, splits projects into tasks with minimal oversight and executes/delegates to completion. Proposes/completes projects to "make property better." Debugs complex technical problems.
− Domain may be multiple smaller properties or entire anchor. Has mastery over large swaths of Y! technologies and property-specific domain requirements and where/how to seek to broaden expertise.
− Strong influence over immediate team members, participates in wider SE org discussions, participates constructively in dialogues with senior front line engineers and engineering managers. Suggests architectural choices. Can mentor new hires and junior team members
− Largely self-guided, escalates issues as needed, participates in development of project delivery deadlines within the context of broader business goals, proposes next steps in the context of tasks and projects, provides support and guidance to other team members.
− Effectively communicates with team and wider SE org members. Can speak as the voice of the SE team on issues to engineering when requested by manager (and can infer when this may be appropriate even without manager guidance.)
− Effectively follows troubleshooting documentation requiring judgment around next steps, escalations, etc.

Desired Skills & Experience

Attributes & Core Area of Expertise:
Academics and Experience
− Good scholastic record in any Computer Sciences/ Information Technology. A post graduate in Engineering would be very advantageous.
− 7 – 11 Years experience in managing Unix/Linux environments.
− Experience in working with cross-geographic team
− Technical leadership for large, high caliber organizations
− We value architects who do enough hands-on implementation work to keep current with technology trends inside and outside the company

Technical Skills Needed
− Excellent hands on linux or unix or any similar variants; both administration and internals.
− Working knowledge of apache or any web servers
− Good understanding of apache logs, config, etc. and be able to debug the issues
− Experience of the file systems, nfs, dns, mail
− Should be able to interpret system condition by looking at system stats/profiles (e.g. CPU, Memory, Swap, disk capacity).
− Good working knowledge of ftp, tcp/ip, sockets and other necessary protocols.
− Automation experience in infrastructure monitoring
− Usage of open source tools like nagios etc
− Exposure to large-scale production environments is a plus.
− Knowledge of developer tools like Bugzilla, CVS, SVN is a plus.
− Knowledge/experience with storage systems like NetAPP is a plus.
− Experience in multi-tiered, high-volume production development experience is a strong plus.
− Experience in supporting cloud-based applications is a strong plus.
− Experience with MySQL or Oracle is a plus.

Contact person: Kishore Malapaka Email CV – kishormn@yahoo-inc.com , Cell: 9916505653
Company Description

About Yahoo!
Yahoo! is the premier digital media company. We deliver your world, your way by creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most – across devices and around the globe. And it's the Yahoos behind the scenes who make this all possible. We are energetic, idea-driven people who are passionate about shaping the future of the digital world. So if this sounds like you, come show us what you've got.
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August 8, 2011
Mid-Senior level
Information Technology and Services, Internet
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dLooking for MySQL DBA

Hi Everyone,

I am urgently looking for Mysql DBA with an expereince of 4 years, Kindly let me know if you can provide me with any reference for the same. Job details are as below:

• Expert with Mysql 5.1.x , MS SQL, Oracle PL/SQL. query plans, optimization, stored procedures, triggers, summary tables/views etc.
• Experience in monitoring and maintenance of large Mysql, Oracle, MsSQL production databases.
• Expert in performance tuning of queries and Mysql database on Linux.
• Should be able to formulate a plan for archival and data retention policies/procedures, deployment, back ups, load balancing, fail over, develop recover procedures and support recovery from loss of data.
• Patching and supporting Oracle Server in production environment; configuration and data export & import.
• Trouble Shooting and Performance Tuning of Oracle Clusters. Add-on - Written programs in Shell script to automate DBA tasks - Knowledge of PHP.
• Should be able to work actively with the development team.
• Good team player.

Please share your resumes at "jobs@sampatti.com"

Thanks in anticipation
Meeru Abbot

Wednesday, 10 August 2011