Senior Database Administrator (MSSQL/Oracle)

Singapore, Singapore
14 Mar 2023
13 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Professional experience
  • Proven experience to support major & critical applications ideally with Investment Banking background.
  • Have a good working knowledge of various infrastructure components (Windows, Storage, Networks) and the processes required to maintain the infrastructure.
  • Have a good understanding of the business areas and application / service components used and an appreciation of applications from both a technical and business perspective.
  • Understanding of Change Management and Incident Management processes and procedures.
  • Adherence to bank standards for change control, database security, database patterns, database builds and migrations.
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment and the associated processes and tools
  • Resolves critical incidents and problems and fluently applies escalation and notification procedures to leadership.
  • Experienced with owning change planning, communication and approvals for significant changes / upgrades
  • Collaborates and communicates well with partner teams - application run and build, service management, incident management, server and storage.

Technical skills

  • Strong knowledge in administering MSSQL SQL Server
  • Experience with software installation and upgrades.
  • Experience working with multiple VLDB database systems.
  • Monitor system's health and performance
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Experience with backups, restores, Disaster recovery planning
  • Experience with SQL Clustering database configuration.
  • Experience with managing databases in High Availability (AlwaysON) & SQL Replication setup
  • Analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time & Provide suggestions for solutions
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document change
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours
  • Evaluate database software features and related products and identifies improvements to create a more effective and efficient database system.
  • Perform Database tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Setup and maintain documentation and standards related to database design and operations.
  • Working with peers in the other technology teams to find the best solutions

(Oracle DBA Skill sets)
  • Experienced in Oracle Installation and configuration
  • Oracle upgrades & patching
  • Backing up and recovering databases using export/Import, Hot/Cold backup and using Rman.
  • Oracle Processes monitoring and tuning
  • Understanding of database security, Logins/Permission
  • Knowledge of Day-to-Day Basic Linux Command used for Oracle DB management

Other Skills:
  • Working experience in 24x7 support environment for critical production system
  • Working experience to support cross-region business hours and provide weekend support on rota basis.
  • Experience in working with Vendor technical support staff, including vendor development teams.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills a natural passion for both finance and technology.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to work under high pressure.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to diagnose problems and resolve issues across various tiers.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.