Senior IT Specialist - Database Administrator

Posted 21 December 2022
Salary HKD45000 - HKD60000 per month
LocationWan Chai
Job type Permanent
ContactHelen Fong

Job description

About the Company
Our client is one of the largest banks in the world. They offer a full-suite of banking services to meet the needs of customers across the world.  
With rapid expansion plans, they are currently seeking for Database Administrator to join their team.
As a member of the Database Operations team, you will be responsible for technical support for the production environment for all technologies managed by the team. Specific focus will be around the distributed Database Management Systems administrations, primarily Microsoft SQL Server, managing availability, data integrity, and security of the production environment.


  • Configuring and maintaining reliable support of Oracle/ MYSQL/ MSSQL of the large-scale enterprise databases
  • Manage and administer all Database Management Systems (DBMS) and the corresponding or associated software and tools
  • Maintain high availability and reliability of databases
  • Perform daily database maintenance and database security self-assessment
  • Perform database creation, configuration, and migration, apply patches and technology upgrades to keep the databases at a supported level
  • Handle system incidents and follow up for incident resolution
  • Monitoring database to ensure minimal impacts on database performance
  • Maintaining the normal database operation including backup and restoration, troubleshooting and SQL performance tuning and monitoring usage, etc.
  • Participating in technical and administrative tasks of database upgrade, vulnerability checks, migration, and troubleshooting, etc.
  • Assist in IT infrastructure planning and policy/standard/baseline formulation 
  • At least 4 years’ experience as a Database Administrator, with a degree holder or above in Computer Science, Information Technology or related disciplines;
  • Sound knowledge in Windows, Linux platform, Shell Script compiling and ODA
  • Hands-on experience in disaster recovery and database backup procedures
  • Experience working with the SQL Server's architecture, administration, and security
  • Understanding of High Availability and Disaster Recovery requirements and solutions
  • Expert experience in troubleshooting and resolving urgent/critical incidents on production systems
  • Experience with database software Oracle RAC/ MYSQL master-slave replication/ MSSQL, including analysing performance bottleneck and troubleshooting;
  • Proficient in database architecture design, installation, migration, and upgrade;
  • Knowledge of cloud-based database services will be an advantage;
  • Familiar with Non-SQL data stores, such as Redis will be an advantage; and
  • Fluent spoken and written in both English and Chinese.

For more details, please feel free to ping me for a chat or send me an email at
Look forward to hearing from you.