AWS Aurora DBA

  • 9 months
  • Contract
  • England, Berkshire

AWS Aurora DBA

Whitehall Resources are looking for an experienced AWS Aurora DBA for an initial 9 month contract in Berkshire. The client is requesting candidates be on site 1-2 days on site, however, may consider 100% remote profiles.

You will be required to use an FCSA Accredited Umbrella company if successful in this role.

The ideal candidate will have experience in customer facing roles, worked in services / consulting organization and worked on large implementations.

Role Responsibilities
– Plan, design migration of On premise Oracle database to AWS Aurora My SQL
– Responsible to plan and conduct PoC on DB migration as required
– Provision database instances, in clustered and non-clustered configurations
– Ensure / db code is migrated and validated. Perform manual code changes as needed
– Preform pre and post validation checks to ensure migration accuracy
– Performance optimization, tuning and re-engineering as required
– Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases
– Prepare documentations and specifications
– Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Key Qualifications
– Experience working in Mysql, Oracle and migrating large scale DB Data Oracle OnPremise to AWS Aurora MySql
– Must have experience with DataBase Migration, design and implementation on AWS Aurora architectures and configurations.
– Must have experience planning and conducting migrations to AWS MySql,Aurora
– Should have experience using AWS tools (AWS Migration Service, Schema Conversion Tool)
– Strong analytical & problem solving skills
– Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
– Excellent client handling/communication skill
– Team player with excellent co-ordination and interaction with other team members and key stakeholders
– Preferred experience with Cloud Migration Framework, S3, EC2 interfaces
– Experience with replication configuration in MySQL
– Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL Statements, Stored Procedures and Functions.
– Experience in performance optimization techniques.

Necessary Skills / Attributes
– 10+ years of overall experience
– Atleast 2 AWS Aurora (MySQL) migration implementation.
– Preferred development experience in in MySQL
– Any exposure to Tomcat or AWS administration is a bonus

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Samuel Jeggo

Samuel Jeggo

Managing Consultant | Key Accounts Contracts
T: +44 (0)1206 212101