Database Administrator - Global Supply Chain Technology Firm - Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 2866063
My client is a rapidly growing Hong Kong headquartered supply-chain technology company with offices across the globe. Delivering solutions through a set of apps built using the latest in Cloud, Big Data analytics and Mobile Technologies, all augmented uniquely for their Digital customer base. As they continue their expansion in Hong Kong they are seeking to add a SQL Server DBA to their team   


Responsibilities 
  • Responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical Microsoft SQL Server (Azure SQL) and other open source RDBMS systems (PostgreSQL)
  • Ensure the availability and consistent performance of enterprise applications
  • Manage SQL Server databases (Azure SQL and open source RDBMS such as PostgreSQL) through multiple environments, from development to mission-critical production and demo systems. Designing new databases and managing the existing schemas
  • Maintain Read replicas and failover systems for all DBs and manage the performance, security, and scalability of Data Warehouse
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement
  • Provide 24×7 support for critical production systems
Requirements 
  • This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as 5+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience and PostgreSQL/MySQL  experience 
  • Highly skilled in Performance Tuning and Optimisation, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models, warehousing data, NoSQL databases, and distributed architectures
  • Knowledge of High Availability and Disaster Recovery options for SQL Server + PostgreSQL/MySQL
  • You love performance tuning. Scalability is the forefront of your design process and you must be capable of working independently and collaboratively in a flat startup environment, with excellent written and verbal English communication
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