London, United Kingdom
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About Photobox

Photobox is the Europe’s number one online photo printing, sharing & personal publishing website. Be sure to check us out in all the obvious places. We are the clear market leader in EU and we continue to grow at break neck pace. We are on a mission to bring mass customization of photos to the masses. We are customer obsessed and customer centric in our approach; we rely on our customers to fuel our growth through WOM. We strive to iterate and improve every aspect of our brand. We’ve won loads of awards for our products and service and our NPS scores are off the charts. We have big plans to ensure we stay ahead and continue to win. If you enjoy being at the front line, like to move with pace and are results obsessed, this is the company for you

Job summary

Manage all Web databases to ensure effective and efficient operation. Support various business units with their reporting and data extraction requirements.

Skills & Requirements

  • Ecommerce and website experience
  • Performance monitoring and diagnosis
  • Query Optimisation
  • Ability to setup master-slave replication, debug replication issues.
  • Maintaining and designing MySQL databases on Linux
  • Experience of working with MySQL replication in a Master/Slave configuration
  • Proven skills in database performance and scalability within a large environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot quickly
  • Excellent organisational skills

These technical skills would be desirable:

  • Knowledge of Oracle 11g
  • The ability to create structured, dynamic web content in HTML and a scripting language such as Perl or PHP
  • Subversion - Much of our code base is stored in svn repositories. Understanding of this technology would be useful

Personal Skills

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Creativity and flair for creating efficient, robust, and well structured queries
  • A track record of strong productivity in a technical environment
  • A well organized individual: able to deliver technical work on time and to specification
  • A clear communicator will all levels of the technology department (from colleagues to CTO)
  • Able to ensure consistent IT standards are followed
  • Able to work as part of a team

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