MySQL Principal Consultant

Remote - India / Ottawa, Ontario
Full Time /
Interested Candidates can reach out to Viswash Beesetti at

Principal Consultant
Why You?

As a MySQL Principal Consultant you will, as part of a team based approach, supply complete support for all aspects of MySQL database administration and/or system administration to a variety of clients, as assigned.  You will assist the Team Manager, Lead Database Consultant, and Director Manager Services in ensuring quality and adherence to technical processes and standards with regards to the servicing of clients, take on a greater role in supporting Pythian’s external profile and in the training and mentoring of team members.

What will you be doing?

    •  As a MySQL Principal Consultant at Pythian, your primary focus will be on project work, debugging performance degradations, audits, and health checks.
    • Once trained in, you will be included on a third tier on call rotation with other Consultants to respond to escalations and you will be expected to provide training and mentoring to junior team members. 
    • Designing and helping implement new MySQL deployments
    • Evaluating existing clusters and provide recommendations on best practices
    • Debugging high priority issues on mission critical production environments
    • Be involved with OpenSource community through user lists, irc, blog posts, webinars, and open source projects
    • Contributing to rapid brainstorming, designing and developing of prototypes
    • Automating and providing documentation on operational procedures
    • Training and mentoring junior team members
    • Providing performance and forecast reports on the health and load of critical business processes to help ensure the infrastructure has adequate capacity
    • Participating in company, and team meetings

What do you get in return?

    • Competitive total rewards package including an annual bonus plan
    • Flexible work environment
    • Outstanding people: Collaborate with the industry’s top minds around the world.
    • Substantial training allowance: Hone your skills or learn new ones; participate in professional development days, attend conferences, become certified, whatever you like!
    • Office Allowance: A device of your choosing and personalise your work environment!  
    • Blog during work hours; take a day off and volunteer for your favorite charity.
Why Pythian?

Pythian excels at helping businesses use their data and cloud to transform how they compete and win in this ever-changing environment by delivering advanced on-prem, hybrid, cloud and multi-cloud solutions to solve the toughest data challenges faster and better than anyone else. Founded and headquartered in Ottawa, Canada in 1997, Pythian now has more than 330 employees located around the globe with over 350 clients spanning industries from SaaS; media; gaming; financial services; e-commerce and more. Pythian is known for its technology-enabled data expertise covering everything from ETL to ML. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver innovative solutions that meet the specific data goals of each client and have built meaningful partnerships with major cloud vendors AWS, Google and Microsoft. The powerful combination of our extensive expertise in data and cloud and our ability to keep on top of the latest bleeding edge technologies make us the perfect partner to help mid and large-sized businesses transform to stay ahead in today’s rapidly changing digital economy. If you are Google Workspace Engineer; live in Hyderabad; love your data and want to love your career then join us! 

For this job an equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered.
Pythian is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
The successful applicant will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a background check.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in their country of residence permanently– Pythian will not relocate, sponsor, or file petitions of any kind on behalf of a foreign worker to gain a work visa, become a permanent resident based on a permanent job offer, or to otherwise obtain authorization to work.
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