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Consultant (Manager Level) - Database Administration

  • Location:

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Transformation & Change Management

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  • Contact:

    Bonnie Chung

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A leading financial institution with a dynamic and progressive culture is looking for a Database Administrator Consultant (Manager Level) to provide database support to expanding On Premise data center/ cloud computing infrastructure and environments of the organization.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible to manage Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Sybase and other database (such as Mongo DB atlas)
  • Be responsible to configure and maintain database servers and processes
  • Be responsible to monitor and ensure system health and performance
  • Be responsible to ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Be responsible to resolve issues and provide suggestions for solution
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical issues
  • Be responsible to perform schedule maintenance and support release deployment activities
  • Be responsible for the technical support and maintenance of on Premise Infrastructure (Server, Storage, Database, Network) and Cloud Computing environment, manage the assign team and external vendors to maintain the infrastructure as a high level of availability
  • Be responsible to refresh and enhance the cloud computing environments to the latest version and technologies to give a stable and cost-optimal environment for business applications and services
  • Be responsible to provision resources, select an appropriate deployment model, direct testing protocol to validate infrastructure in particular, and monitor performance after release. Tasks might include, results analysis, problem troubleshooting and issue communication back to the projects team
  • Implement and maintain automation and maintenance in the various environments, systems and services
  • Provide incident support and on-call service for the system and services, Develop/Identify, implement and maintain system management tools that mitigate manual effort
  • Implement automated management features, such as performance monitoring, diagnostics and failover and availability capabilities
  • Participate in the review of the infrastructure related changes, assess risks for all changes while maintaining high availability within the environment
  • Work with other IT staff and external vendors in assigned project activities
  • Participate in the develop and review the design of the cloud-based IT solutions with focus on infrastructure and integration

Job Requirements:

  • 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • University Graduate / Higher Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience as a Microsoft SQL Server DBA or similar role
  • Experience Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), Backup, restore and recovery model, High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • Experience with windows server include Active Directory
  • Comprehensive background in OS administration, such as Linux and Windows
  • Strong IT hardware and operations background with hands-on expertise in database, servers, storage and network device installation, provisioning and monitoring
  • Ability to identify, assess and integrate various open source technologies and cloud services
  • Knowledge on how to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in test and production environments
  • Bilingual (English and Chinese)
  • You are required to obtain the relevant license(s) if your job involves regulated activities

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