Job Description

As an Accenture Flex employee, you’ll apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations and communities.  In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Accenture’s clients, you’ll work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people across Accenture businesses who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today’s biggest business challenges.  You’ll receive competitive rewards and access to benefits programs and world-class learning resources.  
 
  
Location: Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

MySQL Database Administration
Database Performance Tuning



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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 
  • 5+ Years Experience in MySQL Database Administration
  • 5+ Years Experience in Database Performance Tuning
Preferred Qualifications:  (Experience with the following technologies)
  • In-depth knowledge of MySQL Database technology, especially in High Availability solutions area  (For Example:  MySQL MHA, MySQL Clustering), running on Linux
  • MySQL database administration
  • Heavy involvement in Tuning databases and helping application teams with tuning queries (tuning queries on need basis, upon request from app teams)
  • Extensive hands-on experience in Unix Shell Scripting
  • Experience in Ruby coding (desired, but not required)
  • Experience in scrum/agile  - desired (we are agile org and will be plus if candidates have worked using agile).
  • Experience in some automation / orchestration technology like CHEF, Ansible, puppet  (desired)

Professional Skills Requirements:
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Quick learner and adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Results-oriented, self-directed, and inquisitive
  • Strong attention to detail and a desire to deliver accurately, efficiently, and to a high standard
  • Knowledge of multi-cultural communications and cultural context in supporting other countries highly desirable
  • A reliable, proactive approach to entrusted tasks
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently while managing multiple projects, assignments and/or responsibilities
  • Highly motivated with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy, and demanding team-oriented environment 
 
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
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Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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