MySQL Database Administrator

The tension between possibility and practicality is what we resolve. At Arrow, we’ve come full circle— from being a parts supplier at the physical heart of the radio business to being a global partner in the ongoing transformation of the most complex and exciting business on the planet. We are visionaries. Innovators. Mentors. In order to thrive and survive in today’s marketplace, we anticipate what will come tomorrow for our forward-thinking partners.

Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

We are a Fortune 150 company with over 17,000 employees globally. Headquartered in beautiful Denver, Colorado, with offices worldwide.

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Database Administrator (MySQL highly preferred)

Reports To: Manager, Systems Support

Arrow Electronics has an excellent opportunity for a Database Administrator in our Englewood, CO location. This position will be designing, supporting, installing and maintaining highly available databases. You will be supporting web applications, reporting structures and internal applications. We are looking for someone to work closely with technology superstars to build and operate our eCommerce sites. The ideal candidate is someone that has a strong desire to learn new skills and have fun doing it.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • This position will work closely with the application development team to design and implement schemas
  • Enhance database monitoring and backups
  • Tune database configurations
  • Review release notes and upgrade or patch database software based on maintenance schedules
  • Develop stored routines, functions and scripts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar technical related field
  • 5+ years of MySQL database administration.
  • Experience working in a Linux and Windows administration environment
  • Experience with highly-available database technology like clustering and replication
  • Experience developing database security standards and best practices
  • Experience administering MySQL and/or MS SQL Server needed for consideration.

Preferred

  • Experience developing database security standards and best practices
  • Understanding of multi-tier application architecture and technologies (web servers, database servers, load balancers, etc.)
  • Excellent problem solving skills

What is in it for you?

  • Training
  • Skills development
  • Performance coaching
  • Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k domestic partners program and more.
  • Community involvement opportunities

Arrow helps the world’s best technology companies think “Five Years Out,” working together to innovate the next big thing, after the next big thing. We are a global provider of technology products, services and solutions, with 2013 sales of $21.4 billion. Our team includes 16,000 employees worldwide across more than 460 locations in 58 countries.

“Five Years Out” is the tangible future and the people who live and work there know that new technologies, new materials, new ideas and new electronics will make life not only different, but better. Not just cheaper, but smarter. Not just easier, but more inspired.

Are you “Five Years Out”? Then you’ll want to be working with us.

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At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy.

Our comprehensive, competitive benefits program is an important part of your total compensation package. We offer a variety of plans and coverage including health and welfare, retirement, paid time off, and voluntary benefits as well as resources to help you make cost-effective decisions for you and your family. Everyone counts at Arrow, and our benefits enable you to achieve and maintain better health and plan for your future as we work together toward smarter solutions in tomorrow’s technology.

Arrow offers competitive time off for you, which includes accrued vacation time, personal and floating holidays, in addition to other observed holidays. These are granted based on the date you join the company in any given year.

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