MySQL 5.x, MariaDB and Percona a plus.
Expert in Replication: master-slave, master-master-slave and Architecture concepts.
Hands on production experience on flavors of mysql.
Database modeling & design (normalization, physical design, etc.)
Production DBA experience with 24/7
Strong Shell Scripting experience
MySQL certification 5.x
Handling MySQL on AWS instances like RDS and EC2.
Experience in MySQL to Oracle migration.
Experience in leading the delivery of complex DR testing