Database Administrator

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology, Data Analytics & BI, Software Development
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15214
Published: over 2 years ago
Our client, a leading fintech organization, is looking for a Database Administrator who together with the team will primarily be responsible for monitoring the various database environments and processes, providing second line support for internal and external user requests related to Database, Business Intelligence, Big Data and Data Mining solutions. 

  • Administer highly-available database server clusters as well as standard BI tools, ensuring optimal performance, capacity management, reliability, secure access, smooth release management replication, backups and recovery plans
  • Help drive the evolution of the existing BI infrastructure to the next level, using BI cutting-edge technology
  • Provide advice and expertise to other departments related to database schemas, queries, BI tools and performance optimization
  • Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the operational data dictionary

  • A Degree in IT or an equivalent qualification
  • Knowledge of MySql, Microsoft SQL Servers and BI Suite (ETL and Data Analysis tools)
  • Knowledge of Percona tools and Mongo will be highly beneficial
  • Expertise in optimizing Schemas, SQL tuning and ETL pipelines together with excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Good Writing and communication skills, a can-do attitude and willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of UNIX, Application servers, scripting languages such as Bash and  Python and Infrastructure automation tools like Puppet and Ansible are all additional requirements for the post
  • Experience in the financial industry will be considered as an asset