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Database Administration (Level 3)

Full Time
Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai
Posted 2 weeks ago


We are looking for an experienced Database Administrator with at least 8 – 12 years of progressively complex and wide experience in Database Administration. The incumbent should be able to work with customers and application teams to understand the business requirements and identify key database parameters and plan, design, implement and troubleshoot complex Enterprise level database systems

Job Description

Plan & Design

  • Have detailed discussions with clients, application teams to understand the business requirements and the proposed solution
  • Understand the availability requirements of the databases, the underlying OS and license requirements and the RPO / RTO for the same
  • Plan, design and implement the database sync / replication parameters to achieve the required objectives
  • Work with multiple OEM’s and customer to fine tune and align the solution to meet all requirements
  • Create HLD and LLD documents in line with customer requirements and get approval from customers for the same


  • Create a detailed deployment plan capturing all dependencies and requirements from multiple stake holders
  • Align appropriate L1 resources for the implementation, configuration of the database, configure HA parameters, replication parameters, test end-to-end Database connectivity and integration with applications

Testing and Sign-Off

  • Create Test cases for critical items and design considerations and run the test cases and validate the outcome and take additional corrective action as required
  • Test all failover, HA and load balancing scenarios
  • Obtain sign-off from the customer on the implementation completion

Steady State Support

  • Manage the team of L1 resources that are responsible for monitoring the databases and attending to first level calls and resolving the same
  • Monitor progress of L1 team and trouble tickets and proactively step in to address and resolve issues in a timely fashion
  • Good understanding and adherence to SLA’s, Project Milestones
  • Good understanding of one or more monitoring and management solutions – Define parameters, thresholds that need to be monitored and alerting levels and mechanisms

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have at least 10 + years of total experience
  • At least 3 – 5 years of experience, working in a leadership role involved in planning, design & implementation of large complex Database deployments
  • Should have an excellent knowledge and be very strong in Windows and Linux administration and deployment of database systems on these OS
  • Strong knowledge with hands on experience in designing and implementing one or more of Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, PostGRE SQL etc
  • Strong knowledge with hands on experience on design and implementation of multi-node database clusters along with Continuity plans and Disaster Recovery Solutions
  • Should have good knowledge and hands on experience on one or more Backup solutions, Monitoring Tools, Replication Solutions integrated with databases
  • Should have an excellent understanding of the internal database structure, audit parameters, maintaining the fidelity and integrity of the databases etc
  • Any Science or Engg Graduate Degree is acceptable – IT / Computer Science discipline is preferred
  • Advanced Certifications on at least one of the leading databases is highly preferable
  • Additional Certifications from any other Database or cloud databases would be an added advantage


  • Should be flexible to work in shifts (including night shift)
  • Should be good in communication and co-ordination – preferably multi-lingual
  • Should be sensitive to requirements and prioritize and address / escalate issues clearly and well in time

Job Features

Job CategoryIT
Experience10+ years

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