Senior System Engineer

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About Flipkart

Flipkart is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 150 million. In the 10 years since we started, Flipkart has come to offer over 100 million products across 120+ categories including Smartphones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle.

Launched in October 2007, Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash-onDelivery, No-Cost-EMI and 10-day replacement policy. Flipkart was the pioneer in offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee (65 cities) and Same-Day-Guarantee (13 cities) at scale. With over 1,20,000 registered sellers, Flipkart has redefined the way brands and MSME’s do business online.

Job Description

Job Description: Senior System DBA Admin


● Provision MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations

● Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases

● Prepare documentations and specifications

● Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.

● Profile server resource usage, optimize and tweak as necessary

● Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

● Full Database Administration, Like User , Security , Roles , Permissions … Capability to setup MySQL Replication script.

● Database Tuning on demand basis.

● Ensuring that your database is consistent at all times, ACID MySQL transactions are a must.

● Additional Knowledge in SQL Server and UNIX .

● Assisting Programmers in Converting Complex Queries into Standard and prescribed Method.


● 4+ years of relevant experience

● Strong proficiency in MySQL database management

● Decent experience with recent versions of MySQL

● Understanding of MySQL’s underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM

● Experience with replication configuration in MySQL

● Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in MySQL

● Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements

● Knowledge of MySQL features, such as its event scheduler

● Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications

● Familiarity with other SQL/NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.

● Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases

● Proficient understanding of code versioning tools

Educational Qualification: B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/MCA

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BE (CS), BTech , MCA , ME (CS), MTech

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