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Database Administrator, Leading Insurance Firm

Data Engineering and Analytics, Infrastructure & Cloud

17 June 2024

Hong Kong

Our client, a leading insurance group, is looking for a Database Administrator to join their expanding team. You will be working with some of the brilliant minds in the technology space


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for managing Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Sybase, and another database (such as Mongo DB atlas)

  • Be responsible for configuring and maintaining database servers and processes

  • Be responsible for monitoring and ensuring system health and performance

  • Be responsible for ensuring high levels of performance, availability, sustainability, and security

  • Be responsible for resolving issues and providing suggestions for solution

  • Provide 24x7 support for critical issues

  • Be responsible for performing scheduled maintenance and supporting release deployment activities

  • Be responsible for the technical support and maintenance of Premise Infrastructure (Server, Storage, Database, Network) and Cloud Computing environment, manage the assigned team and external vendors to maintain the infrastructure at a high level of availability

  • Be responsible for provisioning resources, selecting an appropriate deployment model, directing testing protocol to validate infrastructure in particular, and monitoring performance after release. Tasks might include, results analysis, problem troubleshooting, and issue communication back to the project team

  • Implement and maintain automation and maintenance in the various environments, systems, and services

  • Provide incident support and on-call service for the system and services, Develop/Identify, implement, and maintain system management tools that mitigate manual effort

  • Implement automated management features, such as performance monitoring, diagnostics and failover, and availability capabilities

  • Work with other IT staff and external vendors in assigned project activities

  • Participate in the development and review of the design of cloud-based IT solutions with a focus on infrastructure and integration


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience

  • University Graduate / Higher Diploma or equivalent

  • Experience as a Microsoft SQL Server DBA or similar role

  • Strong IT hardware and operations background with hands-on expertise in database, servers, storage, and network device installation, provisioning, and monitoring

  • Ability to identify, assess, and integrate various open-source technologies and cloud services

  • Knowledge of how to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in test and production environments

  • Bilingual (English and Chinese)


If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please submit through "Apply Now" or send your resume in Word format to Harry Tsang at and put Database Administrator, Leading Insurance Firm in the subject header.


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