Team Lead Database Administrator

The Team Lead for Database Administration team (DBA) has experience with team management and coordination. The person taking this position will form part of our IT Operations team.

The role requires good IT knowledge especially in Infrastructure and databases. Lead should have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and will be responsible for overseeing the operation of our 24×7 mission critical database servers.

You will be part of a large multi-national organization working with an array of database platforms and applications. It is a challenging role within a rapidly expanding company, with a great work ethos, who value and develop their employees.

Responsibilities

  • Manage task priorities for the DBA’s and make sure they are completed on time.
  • Own each specific database discipline roadmap.
  • Researches and plans for any database upgrades which may enable greater performance, feature enhancements, stability or address security concerns.
  • Drive database incidents root cause investigations and improvements.
  • Stays abreast of key industry best practices related to database administration and ensure they appropriately assimilate into the improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for ensuring standard deployment, maintenance, monitoring and inventory processes are assign, to all database platforms.
  • Ensure change management process is followed for all changes.
  • Define and lead the team to best practices.
  • Collaborate with other team members and business stakeholders.
  • Selects, develops, and retains a high performing global team, while championing a culture of employee engagement within the team and across regions.
  • Responsible of the regular health checks, including continue improvements, results analysis, report to responsible teams and follow up on resolution.
  • Responsible to follow up the database operational service provided by 3rd parties.

Requirements

  • 5+ years DBA experience managing databases in a 24×7 operational environment.
  • 3+ years in a Lead position in a 24×7 operational environment.
  • Experience in database technologies like NoSQL (Cassandra, Elastic search), MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQL Server.
  • In depth knowledge of database design and normalization.
  • In depth knowledge of HA-DR solutions and strategies.
  • Experience with optimization and performance tuning.
  • Experience working to standard procedures and change control.
  • Experience in standardization and systems automation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in written and spoken English.
  • Extremely organized with a strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage more than one database discipline.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in related area would be an asset.
  • DB administration certification would be an assett.

Education. Certifications

Job Category: DBA, Infrasctructure, IT Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote, Spain

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