Job Description is looking for a MySQL Database Administrator! is one of the largest e-commerce sites in the world. We book over 500,000 room nights every day and are one of the largest MySQL installations worldwide. The DBA team at supports 2000+ MySQL servers in a rapidly evolving and dynamic environment. The team focuses on scaling our environment to support the immense growth of the business, automating day-to-day DB related activities and providing support to applications and development efforts.
You will have a responsible position with a lot of freedom and we encourage you to take ownership as much as possible. You will be working together with the best technical members in the industry and a very skilled development team.
Key responsibilities

  • Automating systems management of new and existing Databases.
  • Actively monitoring the performance and stability of all the production and internal Database infrastructure at, using your analytical skills to anticipate future problems and resolve them effectively.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving problems with other Database administrators, systems administrators, software developers.
  • Supporting the rapid development and deployment of internal software and systems.
  • Provide excellent service in response to commercial business requirements. You will have to provide knowledge and support to technical software developers.
  • Documenting systems and communicate technical knowledge to Colleagues.
  • You will have the ability to make a big impact and the responsibility to do the right thing.

Skills & Requirements

Required skills and experience

  • An automation and scripting mindset
  • Strong interest and ability to analyze systems for scalability and reliability
  • Ability to learn new things quickly is essential.
  • Python programming and Bourne shell scripting is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, under pressure.
  • At least two years’ experience of administering large-scale MySQL and InnoDB deployments with intensive use of MySQL replication
  • Good proficiency in Linux systems administration
  • Good team communication skills
  • Curiosity and dedication

Work at Booking
There are many benefits in joining the team. We offer a competitive salary, attractive bonus plan, 26 days of annual leave, commuting reimbursement, a pension scheme, travel perks through, and training opportunities. In addition, we offer relocation packages and work sponsorship for worldwide candidates to join our growing IT team in Amsterdam!
You are you, We are Booking!
We are a global company headquartered in the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Our culture is built around good ideas and a collaborative environment. We all share the responsibility to make our company even better. We believe that every employee can add their own unique value to the company, just by being you. We invite you to make your own mark on the company. Together we can set off on an exciting journey.
Please submit your CV and motivation/cover letter in English.

About (part of Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN) is the world’s leading online hotel & accommodation reservation company. People can access our platform anytime, anywhere from their desktop, mobile phone or tablet device. The website is available in 40 languages, offers over 330.000 hotels in 184 countries and attracts visitors from both leisure and business markets around the globe. With over 16 years of experience and a team of over 6,00 dedicated employees in more than 110 offices worldwide, operates its own in-house customer service team available 24/7.


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We have great benefits

26 vacation days per calendar year plus a yearly holiday bonus.You have the freedom to customize your development environment.Take advantage of our health insurance discount.Stay in shape! Join the gym with our employee discount.Enjoy lunch everyday or order take out dinners at our onsite restaurant.We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and future career opportunities.Our normal working days are Monday to Friday from 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM.Travel away! We will pay for your commuting costs for all transport.Grab a Latte or Espresso at our coffeebar and enjoy the rooftop views.Connect with local and international colleagues during our seasonal parties

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