Database Administrator Lead

Isentia Manila, Inc.

  • Pasig, Philippines
    39F, One San Miguel Avenue Building, One San Miguel, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Pasig, NCR, Philippines
  • Full time
Posted a month ago and deadline of application is on 30 Dec
Recruiter was hiring 6 hours ago

Database Administrator Lead

Isentia Manila, Inc.

Job Description


Leads and manages a high performing team

  • Holds team members accountable with clear objectives, KPI’s, policies and procedures.
  • Drives high performance in the team through managing and coaching the team and providing quality feedback.
  • Develops talent and then recognizes and rewards performance, helps with the recruitment process.
  • Identifies training and development needs and help with the upskilling.
  • Improve team engagement and drive motivation, governance and accountability.
  • Acts as an escalation for resolutions and liaise with Service Desk on a 24/7 basis to resolve escalated issues and manage after hours and weekend support.

Continuity, Security and Risk

  • Establish and maintain Business continuity framework and disaster recovery plans which ensures procedures and documentation are in place which ensures required RTO and RPO agreements are met for each service.

Projects and BAU

  • Managing the ongoing services and environments to meet the changing business needs and change in technology.
  • Collaboration across multi-disciplines internally and external partners to ensure ongoing delivery to meet business needs and agreed SLAs.
  • Formal reporting on the performance of the DBA team and services provided by the team.
  • Develop/Improve/Utilise process towards continuous improvement.
  • Ongoing management of change following service and governance frameworks.
  • Ensure you maintain a high level view of the production environment while working on projects or BAU tasks and how these impacts quality assurance, system stability, scalability, compliance and other industry best practises.

Who are we and what else do you need to know:

We’re more than media monitors.

We’re creating real data intelligence.

Information without insight is noise. Insight without action is useless. That’s why we’ve reinvented media intelligence – to make it more than a measurement tool or frame of reference, but a go-to resource in developing our clients’ business strategies.

Isentia blends market-leading monitoring experience with analytics to help the world’s biggest brands and organisations uncover the whole picture – and act on it. Powered by cutting-edge technology and a team of world class experts, our mission is to help businesses leap-forward where only genuine insight can take them.

We offer an opportunity to work with a great team of talented, innovative and passionate people across the Asia-Pacific and access to our innovative search technology, comprehensive coverage and expert research. We also offer competitive salary and a heap of benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in IT, ITIL OR relevant Industry Certs
  • 8+ years' experience working with Microsoft SQL and exposure to Mongo/NoSQL/Elastic Search a bonus
  • Solid experience in enterprise Database Administration for SQL Server 2000, 2008 and 2012, including SSRS/SSIS/SSAS (Install, configure, document, monitor and manage)
  • Experience supporting mission critical, highly available and highly resilient systems
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Proficient in management of service continuity measures (clusters, backups, restores, DR (Replication, Log-shipping, mirroring etc)
  • Excellent at providing root cause analysis
  • Experience working with large highly transactional DB’s (resource contention, monitoring tools, query optimization, sql full text search, upgrades and patching)
  • “big data” and analysis experience
  • Experience in public cloud technologies (AWS/AZURE) and scripting desirable
  • Experience with Mongo DB or MySQL will be highly regarded

Perks and Benefits

  • Flexitime Flexitime
  • Work from Home Work from Home
  • Paid Holidays Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Bereavement/Family Leave Paid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Single Parent Leave Single Parent Leave
  • Special Leave Benefits for Women Special Leave Benefits for Women
  • Retirement Benefit Plans Retirement Benefit Plans
  • Life Insurance Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Performance Bonus Performance Bonus

Required Skills

  • Network Administration
  • Computer Networking
  • SQL
  • Technical Support
  • MySQL
  • Microsoft / MS Access
  • Computer System Administration

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
IT and Software
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
39F, One San Miguel Avenue Building, One San Miguel, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Pasig, NCR, Philippines
Media Intelligence
1 opening

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About Isentia Manila, Inc.

iSentia is the Asia-Pacific region’s leading media intelligence company, providing over 5,000 clients with information, analysis 24/7. Isentia has more than 1,100 employees across 15 countries filtering information from over 5,500 print, radio and television media outlets and over 250 million online conversations per month.