MySQL DBA - Charlotte, NC

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Brad Beaton

Jul 31, 2013, 8:50:44 AM7/31/13

Red Ventures is seeking a MySQL DBA to join our team!

When you SELECT CompanyName, Fun, Challenge, Bureaucracy FROM MYSQL_JOBS WHERE Openings >= 1 AND Experience > 5, do you find that Fun <= 0 AND Challenge <= 2 AND Bureaucracy > 9999 ? 
At Red Ventures, you will find our results from your search to be: 
| CompanyName | Fun | Challenge | Bureaucracy | 
| Red Ventures, LP | Nerf Guns | Unmatched | NULL | 
Modify your query to find results for your incredible talent! At Red Ventures we want: 
    CONCAT(FirstName,' ',LastName) AS Name, 
    AVG(Attitude) as Avg_Attitude, 
    AVG(Aptitude) as Avg_Aptitude, 
    AVG(Ability) as Avg_Ability 
        Availability = '1' 
    AND Relocate = '1' 
    AND Full_Time_Only = '1' 
    AND Experience > '2' 
    AND Been_There_Done_That = 'Large Scale Deployments' 
        Attitude > Avg_Attitude 
    AND Aptitude > Avg_Aptitude 
    AND Ability > Avg_Ability 
    Avg_Attitude DESC, Avg_Aptitude DESC, Avg_Ability DESC 
LIMIT 1 ; 

Do you believe you can be the LIMIT 1 that comes out of this search? If so, WE WANT YOU! 
This job requires that you are an expert in large scale MySQL implementations using the latest MySQL releases. Intimate knowledge of replication, backup strategies and similar are required. 
You will also interact with developers and business leaders within Red Ventures on a daily basis to discuss scheme design, query optimization and large scale database design and deployment. 
Ability to tune Linux and make it your friend is critical along with an ability to script out and automate tasks using perl/php/shell. 
Don't keep waiting for your SELECT to finish on your job search - ALTER your strategy now and INSERT your resume at our careers page on our website.

Company Description:
Red Ventures leverages proprietary internet analytics and technology to build high-growth businesses in the consumer services, small business solutions and home services industries. We utilize our in-house expertise and capabilities to own the risks and rewards of the entire customer generation process for our strategic partners– from demand generation to end transaction – and are only compensated for the value we create.
The Red Ventures’ performance-based model takes different shapes based on the nuances of our individual business units, but across all, it is a model that scales and repeats as recognized by Inc. magazine, which has twice ranked Red Ventures as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US.
Even with our powerful business model we recognize that our biggest competitive advantage is our people, who are smart but humble, driven and empowered to do what it takes to generate results. People who perform well at Red Ventures behave like entrepreneurs, consistently deliver results under pressure, thrive in a heavily quantitative and rapidly changing test-and-learn environment, and know how to have fun.

Compensation and benefits:
We offer a competitive salary in order to attract talented people.  You will also get:
•    Minimum 12 business days paid vacation, plus 6 major federal holidays and a full week off when our offices close between Christmas and New Year’s Day 
•    Great benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental and vision coverage short- and long-term disability insurance, and life insurance plans
•    Casual dress
•    For the right candidate that is not currently living in the Charlotte, NC area, we will provide relocation assistance!
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