Senior Database Administrator
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
San Rafael de Escazu (Pharma),Costa Rica,
hace 9 días

Role :

In this position you will provide technical leadership to the database operations group. You will work with multiple Global business functions such as manufacturing, product research, commercial, finance and product development groups.

You will provide Database administration, design, and development support in a DevOps and Continuous Delivery environment, perform daily database operations and support, provide off-

hours maintenance and project support, collaborate with development teams to tune, analyze system performance, database performance, system health checks and implement improvements, contribute to architectural directions and new database features evaluation / implementation.

This position will be responsible for overall health, availability and reliability of Roche Database Infrastructure.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide technical leadership to the database operations team to meet the customer’s expectations of a reliable and highly available database service
  • Articulate technology positions, service descriptions and gaps to senior leaders across the organization
  • Implementing new Database releases and maintaining operational standards.
  • Resolve Database Infrastructure issues in coordination with other operational teams
  • Configure and manage development, UAT and production environments, in accordance to the database standards
  • Adhere to Database Security policy along with SLAs and OLAs
  • Have an attitude for continuous improvements to internal processes and optimize delivery of database service
  • Manage incidents, requests, problems and changes including backup / restores, performance tuning, security etc.
  • Comply with all regulatory and governance requirements
  • Ensures ITSM framework, processes, tools and SOPs are used and upheld
  • Manage multiple Oracle databases in global environment ensuring high-availability, reliability and consistency in support
  • Assume responsibility for backup and recovery, sizing, security, replication, database optimization, schema creation and maintenance, as well as SQL tuning and code optimization
  • Perform root cause analysis of complex database problems
  • Skills and Qualifications

  • More than 7 year experience working in a production environment, with Oracle and proficient knowledge of MySQL. Knowledge of NoSQL and other database technologies is an asset
  • 1-2 years experience in technical leadership role leading projects and initiatives. (People management experience not necessary)
  • 2-7 years’ experience working in a major, global organization preferably in a regulated Industry
  • Strong hands-on technical skills, operational background, and working experience with infrastructure technologies and business applications
  • Strong analytical mindset with technical savvy and awareness of latest technology trends and directions
  • Understanding of Cloud Databases and Cloud Computing
  • Experience supporting databases and datastores in DevOps and Continuous Delivery environment
  • Experience with cloud databases and cloud platform is a plus
  • Ability to articulate technical positions to all levels of management and to technical as well as non-technical audience
  • Automation expertise to automate tasks and provide them as APIs to align with Infrastructure-As-A-Code strategy. Fluency in at least one automation tool or language prefered (Python, Perl, Ansible, Jenkins etc.)
  • Experience in regulated environments with a good understanding of Governance, Compliance and Regulations
  • ITIL Service Management knowledge and experience an asset
  • Experienced in working with customers to provide solutions that are aligned with company standards, security, validation, capacity, high availability and identifying potential risks.
  • Knowledge of emerging database technologies, processes and ability to constantly seeks new opportunities
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Multicultural and international experience preferred
  • Strong written and spoken English
  • Flexible working hours might be required
  • On-call duty required
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Education :

  • Minimum Requirement : BS in Computer Science, engineering or equivalent degree and / or experience.
  • Expert knowledge in area of expertise and preferably a broad IT experience
  • Industry recognized certifications in the relevant area a plus.
  • ITIL knowledge, ITIL Foundation certification an asset
  • Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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