Senior SQL Database Administrator

Updated over 2 years ago

Job Description

Role purpose
• Provide software support for internally developed products that interact
with all database systems.
• To implement, design and improve processes relating to the administration of databases to ensure that they function correctly, perform optimally, preserve data and maintain a high level of availability.
• This role operates in the IT environment and has a strong client focus.
Changes in the role occur with changes in client, organizational and legislative requirements.

Key responsibility
• Sets and maintains operational database standards on an ongoing basis.
• Enforces and improves database integrity and performance through the use of sound design principles and set down database design standards.
• Designs and enforces data security policies to eliminate unauthorized access to data on managed data systems in accordance with IT Services technical specifications and business requirements.
• Ensures that effective data redundancy; archiving, backup and recovery mechanisms are in place to prevent the loss of data.
• Sets up configurable pre-established jobs to automatically run on a daily basis, to monitor and maintain the operational databases.
• To keep abreast of technical developments of operational importance and to participate in developing or setting standards as directed
• Assisting development teams with effective schema design to achieve optimum performance
• Completes all project work and allocated tasks on time as per agreed schedule and communicates progress with all parties concerned.
• Takes on additional, unplanned projects as required by the business and works after hours where necessary.
• Completes technical documentation as required.

As a senior-level role, the following responsibilities will also be expected:
• Proactively pick up work without work necessarily being assigned by someone else and display the appropriate ownership of that work.
• Find and highlight areas of risk and concern to the business and ensure these are brought to the attention of management quickly.
• Contribute and drive forward the company strategy within the team.
• Establish priorities; assign/direct work of other staff/engineers; maintain quality control.
• When required, assist management in the staff recruitment process and performance appraisal process.
Support, Deployments and Projects
• Lead investigations (technical or non-technical, procedural, processes…); actively participate in solving on-going/live issues with priority on business-impacting ones.
• Apply advanced knowledge to the completion of complex assignments, displaying a high level of technical trouble shooting ability.
• Participate in project work, and if necessary, technically lead projects in a proactive and independent manner.
Mentoring and Training
• Provide technical guidance, supervision and direction in all relevant product areas and provide technical leadership in the development of day-to-day work.
• Provide training and document/knowledge sharing to the company when required.
• Provide a basic level of training, mentoring, and guidance to any/all engineers within the organization.
• Assist in answering queries and requests made by other engineers, as needed.


• Relevant Degree or Tertiary qualification.
• Certification covering Microsoft SQL 2008 / 2012 / 2014.
• 10 or more years IT experience.
• 5 or more years of Database experience.

Desired Skills
• Solid IT knowledge
• Sound Relational Database Theory understanding.
• Basic report design and writing.
• Extensive experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on high transaction systems.
• Experienced in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
• Extensive experience with Microsoft SQL Replication, Mirroring & Log Shipping, Service Broker.
• Experienced in Microsoft SQL Dynamic Management Views, Functions & Triggers.
• Innovative approach to work, constantly looking for upgrading the system to more efficient and effective new technologies.
50K ~ 100K TWD / month
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About us

Digital Forest Technologies is an IT Services Provider in the fast-paced online e-commerce space. We are creating a team of highly skilled individuals in order to provide the highest level of service to our customers in the APAC region, while harnessing the latest technologies and innovative ideas.

Our mission is to provide the most innovative, reliable, and efficient technical services to our customers while supporting an immersive online entertainment experience.

Core Value(核心價值):
1. Proactive(主動積極 ):We take the initiative to make things happen
2. Integrity(誠信):We always do the right thing, not the easy thing.
3. Innovation(創新):Good is never enough. We always seek newer and better ways
4. Enthusiasm(熱忱 ):We tackle all challenges without hesitation, and always maintain a positive outlook.
5. Multi Culture Collaboration(文化融合):We ensure a harmonious working relationship, working together as one global team to achieve a common goal regardless of race, gender, or nationality.


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