• Senior Cloud Database Administrator

    Job ID
    2018-4887
    Category
    Technical/Engineering
    Job Location
    US-AZ-Phoenix
  • Overview

    Digital technology is no longer just another tool in the IT, marketing, sales or service toolbox to engage, inspire and attract customers. It is becoming the foundation of entirely new ways of doing business as well as giving rise to entirely new businesses. There could be 100 billion connected devices expected by 2025, leading towards a trillion sensor ecosystem. 1 billion digital natives are expected to join the workforce over the next 7 years. In a hyper-connected era of mobile, social, cloud, big data, and the Internet of Things, future growth will depend on platform business models.

     

    Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA) is a catalyst for transformation. With Axway AMPLIFY™, our cloud-enabled data integration and engagement platform, leading brands better anticipate, adapt and scale to meet ever changing customer expectations. Our unified, API-first approach connects data from anywhere, fuels millions of apps and delivers real-time analytics to build customer experience networks. From idea to execution, we help make the future possible for more than 11,000 organizations in 100 countries. To learn more about Axway, visit www.axway.com.

    Responsibilities

    The Senior Database Administrator directs all database administration activities within the Cloud Technical Operations teams across the world.  The Senior DBA leads a global, virtual team which is responsible for installing, operating, administering, maintaining, and optimizing all Cloud database environments.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    Perform Database Administration across multiple Oracle, MS SQL Server, other database environments hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS), and ensure 24x7 operation and availability in support of mission critical production applications.
    Proactively monitor all Cloud database environments and respond to and resolve issues, such as data integrity, access, performance, and security

    Serve as the subject matter expert in discussions with customer’s database teams

    Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for all database systems

    Lead the design and implementation of database standards, policies, and procedures, including backups, disaster recovery, and data archiving
    Provide leadership to DBA virtual team and help develop and support DBA team members.

    Participate in the on-call rotation

     

    Key Competencies

    Senior-level hands-on experience with Oracle 11.2/12.1 in a Linux/Unix environment

    Excellent problem-solving and debugging abilities

    Understanding of MySQL

    Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and a demonstrable customer service orientation

    Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and guidance to a remote team (Germany and India)

    Excellent shell scripting skills

    Strong knowledge of SQL programming language

    Excellent organization skills, with ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines

    Knowledge of cloud models (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS), preferably AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) experience.

    NoSQL database experience preferred.

    Qualifications

    At least eight years Oracle and MS SQL Server Database Administration experience.
    Must be a lawful permanent resident with 3+ years of US residency or a US Citizen
    Willing and able to obtain a US Government ‘Public Trust’ Clearance

     

    Education:  

    Technical degree and ITIL Foundations qualification preferred.

     


     

    Axway is an EEO and AA Employer

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