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Senior Database Administrator

  • job type Full Time

Our client, an established global player in the payment industry, is recruiting a Senior Database Administrator to join the team in Malta. Being responsible for the administration and day-to-day maintenance of the operational and analytical databases of the company, the ideal candidate will be tasked with:

  • Monitoring the production environments and processes, and providing second-line support for internal and external user requests related to Database Infrastructure
  • Working closely with Technical Operations, BI, and Software Developers to tune queries, design scalable schemas, and improve and administer DB and BI tools in a DevOps work environment.
  • Administering highly-available MySql and Microsoft SQL Server database server clusters, ensuring optimal performance, capacity management, reliability, security, and business continuity, documenting infrastructure, standards, and procedures in a PCI environment
  • Using and deploying tools to aid in the management and monitoring of the database infrastructure;
  • Assisting the Research and Development (R&D) and Site Operations and other teams with the database and BI architecture, design, and queries in a DevOps methodology;
  • Executing ad-hoc data queries, extracts, and updates for customer incident resolution;
  • Executing and automating release scripts and any manual updates required on the databases

Experience & Skills:


  • You have a computer science or data administration academic background
  • Around 5 years' experience with MySql and Microsoft SQL Servers, and preferably with Percona tools and NoSql databases such as MongoDB
  • Expertise in optimizing Schemas, SQL tuning, and preferably ETL pipelines
  • You have excellent troubleshooting skills and the eagerness to learn, seek opportunities to grow, and take the initiative to improve your technical skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge of UNIX, Tomcat application server, and IT applications are all additional assets for the post
  • On-call rota

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: 1208/22
  • Published on: November 10, 2022
  • Primary Job Focus: Information Technology
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Experience: Experienced
  • Status: Searching

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