Database Administrator

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15184
Published: about 1 month ago
  • Our client, a leading financial institution, is looking for a DBA who will will be responsible for the performance, integrity, security and availability of databases. The selected candidate will also be involved in the planning and development of the database, as well as in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.

  • Proactively monitoring databases, ensuring high availability and minimum downtime
  • Bridging the communication between Data, Development and IT teams, improving processes and reducing friction on database related tasks
  • Participating in the development and data roadmap in order to understand and contribute to current and upcoming solutions and products from a data organization and architecture perspective
  • Performing database server configuration, performance tuning, analysis and optimization
  • Coordinating and implementing database changes for in-house code releases and database maintenance releases
  • Implementing and maintaining policies, procedures for database management
  • Pro-actively devising database improvement and scalability plan to cater for growth
  • Installing, configuring, administering and managing database servers in a distributed model
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the production databases
  • Managing database security, integrity, reliability, high-availability and disaster recovery solutions
  • Pro-actively planning for increased capacity and scalability
  • Responding to technical issues in a professional and timely manner

  • Requirements:
  • At least 6 years' DBA experience in a SQL environment
  • Degree and or DBA certification would be considered an asset
  • Strong command of SQL and SQL server tools (SQL Server or Oracle)
  • Knowledge of database security, performance monitoring, backup and recovery
  • PowerShell and Unix shell scripting skills
  • Experience with enterprise level high-volume transactional systems
  • Experience in database disaster recovery planning