5+ years of database experience
3+ years of database administration
2+ years of MySQL InnoDB experience that includes an understanding of InnoDB internals and how to tune it for load performance and for on-line performance.
Knowledge and experience with database design. RDBMS design fundamentals.
2+ years of scripting. Currently system is scripted in BASH on Linux. Preferred scripting would stay in BASH.
3+ years of SQL and database development/data manipulation/data extraction.
Significant experience and knowledge of ORMs (Hibernate a plus).
Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).