Senior Database Administrator & Application Support

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

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15249
Published: 6 days ago
Our client is looking for a Senior Database Administrator & Application Support who will be primarily in charge of the design, administration, maintenance, and management of core IT resources and systems including Database and Application services. Someone who takes pride in voicing his ideas and share the knowledge with the team and Management alike. Someone who will assist in decision-making and to contribute to long term plans.

Description:
  • Being primarily the go-to contact for Databases and its related services (including, but not limited, to the following technology stack: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Monitoring, backing up, designing, maintaining, and improving Databases and Applications systems and processes
  • Overseeing installation and maintenance of Databases and Applications assets, within a framework of industry standards, by Third Parties
  • Producing technical/non-technical guide & documentation for new/modified systems/processes
  • Prioritizing work according to the company needs and escalate issues where contention arises
  • Handling operations, support and deployment of Databases & Applications according to company schedules
  • Adhering to company policies regarding data access, protection, integrity and security
  • Maintaining a healthy relationship with suppliers, colleagues, internal and external customers
  • Upgrading systems and processes as required for enhanced functionality and compliance
  • Running risk management and assuring compliance with applicable local and international laws in the related areas of the Digital Team
  • Contributing to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), tenders, contracts, documentation for company’s strategic projects
  • Handling initiatives according to company exigencies and where necessary.
Requirements:
  • Ideally have a Degree in IT/Computer Science or related filed & a certificate in either (ITIL, CCNA, LPIC, SQL)
  • Excellent Planning, Organization, Tracking and Analytical skills with a ‘can-do’ positive attitude
  • Ability to communicate complex information in simple and concise terms
  • Ability to show wisdom in making decisions and acts under pressure in times of crisis with a view to what is most appropriate, reasonable, timely and realistic
  • Good knowledge on some of the following technology stack: 
- Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Server, Linux (CentOS, RHEL)
- Databases: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL,    MongoDB
- Applications: IIS, .NET/Java, Apache, Tomcat, Docker, Gitlab, Maven,
Jenkins, Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Sharepoint, NGINX, PHP, Bash/Shell Scripting, FTP, Ansible, SoapUI, SSL Certificates