Senior Database Administrator

Luxoft Poland
Online interview
B2B Employment contract

Project description

About the client: Our client is a UK subsidiary of a global financial house working in multiple markets and asset classes.

About the project: We are looking to expand our team with a Senior Window Server Engineer. Successful candidate will become a part of a client team responsible for all aspects of the Windows Server estate across the client's organization

About our team: Rapidly expanding group developing and supporting a range of client projects.

About working environment: Our team primary locations are Kiev, Warsaw. We are working remotely in client environment. Currently the team operates fully in WFH mode.


  • Responsible for managing, maintaining, enhancing and strategic development of all database related technologies in EMEA as well as internationally for the Securities Business.


  • The Database Operations team are responsible for providing 24x7 RDBMS and NoSQL database support in EMEA and internationally for the Securities Business.

Your tasks


  • Responsible for ensuring daily health and compliance checks are performed for all Production systems.
  • Responsible for ensuring database systems are backed up successfully and any issues are promptly resolved.
  • Responsible for ensuring database jobs are running successfully and any issues are promptly resolved.
  • Responsible for ensuring database monitoring alerts are detected promptly and satisfactorily resolved.
  • Responsible for ensuring sufficient capacity is available to accommodate projected BAU growth.
  • Responsible for ensuring all emails sent to the team distribution list are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring problem tickets and service requests are handled with efficiency and the customer in mind.
  • Responsible for ensuring database platforms are highly available, reliable, secure and performant.
  • Responsible for database installation, configuration, tuning, upgrades and general maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for providing technical support to application support and development teams.
  • Responsible for providing consultancy to application support and development teams on database and systems design.
  • Responsible for executing disaster recovery procedures when necessary.
  • Responsible for applying database security updates as per defined policies.
  • Responsible for reviewing and subsequently remediating items detected by Qualys vulnerability and compliance scans.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all project/investment related workloads are delivered according to plans and budget defined.
  • Responsible for ensuring all operational procedures are kept current and accurate.
  • Responsible for participating in On-Call rotation, triaging and addressing production issues as they arise.
  • Responsible for identifying cost saving and optimisation opportunities within MUS EMEA and the wider MUFG group.
  • Responsible for building strong relationships across the Bank and Securities with other Bank and Securities functions and business areas, underpinned by trust and the core values of the bank.

Who we're looking for?



  • Excellent knowledge of multiple database platforms such as MSSQL, Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB. (

Oracle 70%, MSSQL 25 - 30%, Sybase 0 - 5%)

  • Excellent knowledge of configuring Linux and Windows operating systems for optimal database performance.
  • Excellent knowledge of networking, storage, server and virtualization layers.
  • Excellent knowledge of logical and physical database design.
  • Excellent knowledge of database installation and configuration.
  • Excellent knowledge of backup and recovery strategies.
  • Excellent knowledge of database performance and tuning.
  • Excellent knowledge of database migrations and upgrades.
  • Excellent knowledge of clustering and high-availability.
  • Excellent knowledge of replication and disaster recovery.
  • Excellent knowledge of database security and auditing.
  • Excellent knowledge of data security governance and regulations such as GDPR and SOX.
  • Good working knowledge of Oracle 11g / 12c / 18c / 19c (including RAC, ASM, DataGuard and ODA appliances).
  • Good working knowledge of SQL, T-SQL and PL-SQL.
  • Good working knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Solaris.
  • Good working knowledge of Active Directory, LDAP and Kerberos.
  • Good working knowledge of GitHub, Subversion and TeamCity.

Highly desirble:

  1. Good working knowledge of MSSQL 2008 / 2012 / 2014 / 2016 / 2017 / 2019 (including Always-On and Analysis Services).
  2. Good working knowledge of SAP (Sybase) ASE 12.5 / 15.7 / 16.0.
  3. Good working knowledge of Windows Server.
  4. Good working knowledge of BMC Control-M.
  5. Good working knowledge of ESX VMWare.
  6. Good working knowledge of EMC and HDS storage arrays.
  7. Good working knowledge of CyberArk.
  8. Good working knowledge of SharePoint, JIRA and Confluence.
  9. Good working knowledge of cloud computing - IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings across Azure, AWS, GCP and Oracle.


  1. Good working knowledge of MongoDB 3.4 / 3.6 / 4.0 / 4.2.
  2. Good working knowledge of Snowflake.
  3. Good working knowledge of Python, Perl, Bash, PowerShell, C#, Java, Ruby.
  4. Good working knowledge of Nutanix HCI.
  5. Good working knowledge of Rubrik.
  6. Good working knowledge of EMC Networker, Data Domain and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager.
  7. Good working knowledge of Bradmark, Oracle Cloud Control and Tivoil.
  8. Good working knowledge of Splunk and QRadar.
  9. Good working knowledge of Qualys.
  10. Good working knowledge of ServiceNow and Serena Business Manager.

Our company

Luxoft Poland

Krakow, Wrocław, Warsaw, Gdańsk 1500
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