Senior DBA

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15857
Published: about 1 month ago
Our client is looking for a Senior Database Administrator to be responsible for the administration and day-to-day maintenance of the operational and analytical BI databases of the company. The role requires a database management whiz, with strong database administration and troubleshooting skills. The engineer is responsible for monitoring production environments and processes, providing second line support for internal and external user requests related to Database Infrastructure, working closely with TechOps, BI and Software Development teams to tune queries, design scalable schemas, and improve and administer DB and BI tools in a DevOps work environment.

  • Administer highly-available MySql and Microsoft SQL Server database server clusters, ensuring optimal performance, capacity management, reliability, security and business continuity, documenting infrastructure, standards and procedures in a PCI environment;
  • Use and deploy tools to aid in the management and monitoring of the database infrastructure;
  • Assist the Research and Development (R&D) and Site Operations and other teams with the database and BI architecture, design and queries in a DevOps methodology;
  • Execute ad-hoc data queries, extracts and updates for customer incident resolution;
  • Execute and automate release scripts and any manual updates required on the databases.
  • A computer science or data administration academic background
  • Around 5 years' experience with MySql and Microsoft SQL Servers, and preferably with Percona tools and NoSql database such as MongoDB
  • Expertise in optimizing Schemas, SQL tuning and preferably ETL pipelines
  • You have excellent troubleshooting skills and the eagerness to learn, seek opportunities to grow and take the initiative to improve the technical skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge of UNIX, Tomcat application server and IT applications are all additional assets for the post