Enterprise Database Administrator
Dell Technologies
Heredia, Costa Rica
hace 1 día

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Sr Database Administrator is key resource in supporting all VMware IT Database systems. This is a critical support role for VMware IT Database systems and prior 24x7 production support experience is highly desirable.

This role is a DB Administration role, not an Oracle developer role.

We are looking for 3-5 years experienced database administrator who will be responsible for managing various Enterprise databases such as mysql, mongoDB, postgres, Elastic Stack and oracle including orchestrating upgrades, backups, and provisioning of database instances.

database administrator (DBA) will also be responsible for the performance, integrity and security of a database. You'll be involved in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.


  • Managing, monitoring and maintaining databases in house
  • Making requested changes, updates and modifications to database structure and data
  • Ensuring database security, integrity, stability and system availability
  • establish the needs of users and monitoring user access and security
  • Patch and upgrade databases
  • maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
  • control access permissions and privileges
  • develop, manage and test back-up and recovery plans
  • work closely with IT project managers and developers
  • communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of a database.
  • Well-rounded in standard methodologies to implement standards, processes, and procedures
  • Implementation experience in delivering high availability solutions
  • Well-rounded experience in backup and recovery solutions; off host and on host
  • Proven knowledge of database internals and data structures
  • Very capable in scripting languages particularly in shell or Perl
  • Strong knowledge of building database administration processes and controls to meet security and compliance audit requirements for SOX, PCI and ISO17001
  • Skills

  • 3-5 years DBA experience in managing at least two open source databases of mysql, mongoDB, postgres Elastic Stack or MariaDB.
  • Oracle / MSSQL experience (1-2 years) is plus
  • problem-solving and good analytical skills
  • communication, teamwork and negotiation skills
  • familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design
  • the ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • flexibility and adaptability
  • the ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers
  • business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
  • a willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology
  • a commitment to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • an understanding of information legislation, such as the Data Protection Act.
  • Highly desired abilities :

  • DevOps tools - Chef, Puppet, Ansible or vRelease Automation
  • VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind : VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

    All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

    VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages.

    Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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