Scottsdale, AZ


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The MySQL Engineering and Operations teams are responsible for every facet of the design, deployment, and support of all IT production MySQL database environments. At Go Daddy we highly leverage MySQL on Linux, not only as a back end to the world’s largest shared hosting environment, but also business-critical applications and products such as Hosting, Email, DNS, and PKI (SSL certificate signing/support).

What does this job entail?

  • Support existing MySQL systems in one of the worlds largest MySQL environments.
  • Responsible for installing, configuring and supporting MySQL database infrastructure.
  • Develop automation tools surrounding monitoring, performance and capacity planning.
  • Ensure MySQL servers run at optimal health; performance troubleshooting as necessary (resource profiling, index management, disk I/O, CPU, identify bottlenecks, etc...).
  • Troubleshoot complex issues as they arise and resolve in a timely manner.
  • Consult on various projects within the organization.
  • Adherence to established service level agreements.
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation and night deployments, as needed.

Do you have what it takes?

  • 2+ years experience with MySQL and Linux or Solaris.
  • Experience with MySQL replication setup and configuration.
  • Experience with InnoDB, MyISAM and other storage engines.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and performance tune both Linux or Solaris and MySQL.
  • PHP/Perl and Bash scripting experience required.
  • Ability to manage priorities in a fast paced changing environment.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • LAMP application development experience a plus.
  • MySQL DBA and Developer certification a strong plus.
  • Previous 24x7 experience a plus.

Go Daddy’s award-winning technical teams design and support the innovative technologies that are transforming the cloud, the internet and the world.  From product developers to network engineers, data center technicians to platform engineers, our expertise ensures our customers have the technical solutions to meet their needs. We develop world-class products that help our customers establish, enhance and evolve their online presence. 

Are you ready to GO with us?

When you GO with Go Daddy, you have the opportunity to be part of something special by making a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers. Their success is our success.

Here’s what you need:

  • Passion to contribute to a truly exceptional customer experience, no matter your job title
  • Understanding that innovation and creativity is a part of what we do every day
  • Agility and action orientation – we move at the speed of tech
  • Understanding of the privilege and obligation of being part of a team

Here’s what we’ll provide:

  • A fun, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • Formal and informal opportunities and support for ongoing learning, growth and development
  • Team building activities and recognition
  • Competitive base plus bonus incentive
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and insurance coverage for all benefit-eligible Go Daddy employees
  • Three weeks paid vacation your first year of employment

Go Daddy has been recognized because of its outstanding benefits, compensation, unique perks, diversity and company camaraderie. Go Daddy was awarded the 2011 and 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility Honoree - Arizona, Iowa & Denver. Go Daddy is the #1 IT Company on Inc. Magazine's inaugural Hire Power list of job creators.

Go Daddy’s philanthropic work supports a wide variety of charitable and community organizations dedicated to causes including women and children, domestic violence, child abuse, teenage homelessness, animal shelters and more. Visit for more information.

Go Daddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 


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