Sr Database Administrator

Short Description

Gartner is hiring a Sr Database Administrator who has exposure to ITIL Practices & Agile methodologies.

Job Description

About this role:
Gartner is looking for a passionate Senior Database Administrator, based in Gurgaon, India and supporting global development teams.

Senior Database Administrator will work closely with architects, software engineers, and systems engineers to design, build, deploy, manage, tune and operate our development, test and production databases and data warehouse. You will build and maintain databases for our applications to meet our stringent SLA's in a fast-paced culture, with a passion to learn and contribute. We are looking for a strong engineer with a can-do attitude.

What you'll do: 
  • Provision and maintain a stable environment for the operation of the company's business applications using Oracle, Microsoft, and Open Source/other database technology
  • Assist with capacity planning and load testing of our applications and meet SLAs for Database Systems Uptime & Database Systems Performance
  • Facilitate development, implementation, maintenance, tuning and continuance of databases within the current infrastructure.
  • Establish and implement database policies, procedures, and standards, and ensures their conformance
  • Work with various Engineering teams to outline the DevOps execution strategy for different projects.
  • Assist with organization-wide security considerations. Find the best ways to identify security risks and incidents and suggest improvements and create process/automation as needed to detect and mitigate those risks.

What you'll need:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.
  • 5 years' experience as an operational DBA using PostgreSQL/MySQL database work and 2 years of which needs to AWS RDS related.
  • Expert skills in database administration, SQL, Performance tuning and PL/SQL is required.
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure as code using Terraform.
  • Experience creating shell scripts is needed
  • Any experience with Oracle, No-SQL databases (DynamoDB), graph databases and columnar databases is a plus.
  • Prior exposure to continuous integration/delivery tools like Jenkins.
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, DNS and other Networking technologies.
  • Exposure to ITIL Practices & Agile methodologies.
  • Good combination of technical and interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication; detail-oriented with the ability to work independently.

Who you are:
Senior Database Administrator will work closely with architects, software engineers, and systems engineers to design, build, deploy, manage, tune and operate our development, test and production databases and data warehouse.

Sr Database Administrator
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