MySQL database admin in Sierra Vista, AZ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  821731




My client is looking for a candidate to provide both MySQL database administration  and Windows system administration on the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) network supporting multiple US Government Customers. The selected candidate will work as the primary System Administrator for two customers managing a web-based application running on Windows 2008 R2 servers and the underlying MySQL database.


Specific job duties include:


Manage the database server using MySQL

Windows 2008 R2 system administration

Manage web servers using ColdFusion and IIS

Monitor and ensure the uptime, performance, computing resources, and security of the VMs, and make configuration changes as required.

Ensure compliance with policies, as well as other cybersecurity directives and mandates

Troubleshoot and resolve issues when the VMs becomes inaccessible or otherwise malfunctions including user support via phone/email

Support for paperwork and network security interaction for yearly web exception renewal

Maintain server backups as required



Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.



5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.




Clearance Level



Certifications (IAT Level II - Windows)


One of the following:


Security+ CE

GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)

Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)

System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

and one of the following (may substitute Skillport based training for the below certification):


MCITP (Enterprise Administrator)- Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008

MCITP (Server Administrator) - Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008

MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

MCSE - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

Required Skills


3+ Years of Experience with Database Management

3+ Years of Experience with Windows

Experience with Windows VM environment

Desired Skills


3+ Years Experience with MySQL

Knowledge of ITIL processes and ITIL Certification

Experience with the IAVM process










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