Senior Database Administrator

Posted 12 March 2023
Salary Competitive salary package
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
DisciplineData Analytics/Data Engineering
Contact NameIvan Wong

Job description

Our client is a international insurance company. It also provides investment management and other financial services like wealth management.

Job Highlight: 

- Work closely with IT teams and other business stakeholders
- Deliver database administration related technology services
- Meets project needs and in compliance with various policies

  • Overall owner for all Data Management applications
  • Oversight of Data Management requirements gathering, analysis and clarification
  • Overall owner of design of Data Management components including Data Models, ETL, MDM and Data storage systems (including non-functional design)
  • Key contact for engagement of Data Management vendors deliver to ensure delivery of high-quality Regional Data Solutions
  • Actively monitor the delivery life cycle and manage scope, schedule, quality and cost.
  • Oversee Data Quality review, definition of validation rules and exception handling
  • Lead Performance Tuning on DB server and SQL tuning and across different Data technologies
  • Provide Production Support for DB related problems
  • Review and signoff functional and technical designs and specifications
  • Review test scope, test approach, and test strategies related to Data Management
  • Work with vendor and internal teams to plan and complete production implementation
  • Own and maintain the application domain knowledge for Data Management applications, drive the team to maintain awareness of technology trends to ensure the delivery of best practices
  • Mentor new members of the team
  • Typically requires a tertiary qualification in an IT discipline or related field
  • Strong analytical capability and problem-solving skills related to database performance and configuration (i.e. - database architecture design, Data Services, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven leadership and DBA experience in the financial services industry
  • Expert level on Azure SQL Database / MS SQL Server
  • Solid experience on Azure data related technologies
  • Solid experience on Azure cloud, especially for data related services
  • Competent delivering results through ownership & drive
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and develop a team
  • The ability to think creatively and ensure services meets stakeholder needs and are fit for purpose.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to create strong working relationships with others
  • Ability to gather, synthesise and analyse data and draw logical conclusions
  • Fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin