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Database Administrator - MS SQL DB2 Postgres

GI Consulting       Experienced       Posted 30/09/2019       GIC-00715

Business Segment: GI Consulting

Location: Cochin, India


Job Description

We are seeking an experienced database administrator who can provide high-quality support for the production, test, and development environments by designing, implementing, managing, monitoring, and maintaining multiple database servers and databases. Candidate must have knowledge and experience in applications such as Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and IBM DB2.

Job Responsibilities
  • Perform installation and maintenance of database server.
  • Install and testing new versions of the DBMS.
  • Implement data backup and recovery procedures to prevent the loss of data from all types of failure. Document, plan and test Disaster Recovery procedures.
  • Ensuring database security, integrity, stability and system availability.
  • Reporting and reviewing on CPU, memory, network, and disk resources utilization and come up with the remediation plan.
  • Allocate system storage and plan future storage requirements for the database system.
  • Control access permissions and privileges.
  • Install and testing new versions of the DBMS.
  • Work closely with IT project managers and database programmers.
  • Monitor and maintain performance of databases and manage parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users.
Job Requirements
  • Excellent knowledge about DB engines including IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL
  • Good understanding of DB Services on any of the Cloud technologies
  • Ability to write and fine tune stored procedures, triggers and queries
  • Knowledge of Excel, data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
  • Experience of routine maintenance, recovery, and handling failover of a Database
  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Ability to learn multiple DB technology
  • Excellent communication skills and fits well in a collaborative and charged workspace
  • Fluent in English, and eager to work with autonomy in an international environment and to face the challenges
Preferred Qualifications
  • 4+ years of experience in Database Administration
  • Degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with backup recovery best practices
  • IBM or MS SQL Certification preferred.

This position will be based out of our Kochi office, but will require visits to our client site in Portugal / Spain.