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DBA Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Andrius Petkus

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    Andrius Petkus

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DBA Manager is currently required to join an established firm in financial services based in Malta with offices in Europe 


Main Responsibilities: 

  • Monitoring database infrastructure to ensure secure services with high availability access and minimum downtime 

  • Managing the communication between Data, Development and IT teams whilst improving processes and reducing friction on database related tasks 

  • Participating in the development and data roadmap in order to understand and contribute to current and upcoming solutions and products 

  • Troubleshooting and resolving production database issues, performing database server configuration, performance tuning, analysis and optimization 

  • Coordinating and implementing database changes for in-house code releases and database maintenance releases 

  • Providing guidance to the Data Architecture team 

  • Creating, documenting and promoting team initiatives in order to improve team velocity and time to market 

  • Implementing and maintaining policies, procedures and associated training plans for database administration 

  • Pro-actively devising database improvement and scalability plan to cater for huge expected growth 

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Minimum of  6 years' DBA work experience in a SQL environment 
  • Strong command of SQL and SQL server tools (SQL Server or Oracle) 

  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards 

  • Good PowerShell and Unix shell scripting skills 

  • Experience with enterprise level high-volume transactional systems and in database disaster recovery planning 

  • A University Degree and/or DBA certification would be considered an asset 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English