Remote DBA

Location: Based in Global

Department: Field Services

Job Summary

The Remote DBA will be responsible for managing and monitoring our customers database servers remotely.

Job Description


  • Perform Remote DBA activities with customers around the world
  • Set up monitoring and other activities on customer servers
  • Perform periodic health checks and reports on customer systems
  • Perform a range of DBA activities as demanded by customers
  • Perform short remote consulting engagements when needed
  • Participate in the community by blogging and other social media
  • Help the MariaDB team build tools and enhancements around MariaDB
  • Participate in meetings with other members of the Field Services team and the whole company
  • Help set up best practices and common methodologies for Remote DBA team


Prior experience as a MariaDB/MySQL DBA or consultant is required. Expert knowledge of MariaDB and MySQL preferably with certifications. Experience with database design, administration and architecture.

Additional skills include:

  • Experience with programming languages and scripting languages
  • Sysadmin experience (Linux, Windows, etc)
  • Experience with systems installation and setup
  • Experience with virtualization software: Xen, Virtualbox, Vmware
  • Experience with cloud software: AWS, OpenStack etc
  • Web application environment experience recommended
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work remotely (all MariaDB employees are home based)
  • Excellent written and spoken English



If you are interested in this position, please submit your application along with resume/CV to