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Principal Database Specialist - AVP - Infrastructure Critical Services (Database Team) - 12 months Contract

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited Hong Kong
Posted 1 day ago Contract Competitive
Company Introduction:

We're home to Asia's most dynamic and vibrant capital markets.
Connecting capital, ideas, inspiration and innovation for deeper, more diverse and liquid global capital markets; providing greater choice and opportunity for our customers, each and every day.

HKEX is a purpose-driven company. Our commitment to the long-term development of our business and our markets is articulated in our purpose: "To Connect, Promote and Progress our Markets and the Communities they support for the prosperity of all."

Job Summary:
The Critical Service Delivery project teams are responsible for the design and build of IT infrastructure for HKEX application systems. We strive for the highest IT standard by looking out for new technologies as well as continuous internal process automation and improvement.

Job Duties:

We are seeking a motivated and energetic Principal Database Specialist to join our Database team. Our team maintains the administration and support for the company-wise database infrastructure. We play a critical role to maintain these company-wise systems that are critical to daily business operation. We also partner with application and infrastructure teams to operate our systems in such fast growing financial markets in Hong Kong. If you want to make an impact, come and join us.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform database administration and support services in Linux, Windows and Cloud platform;
  • Implement and support infrastructure solutions in sophisticated, high-performance trading environments that demand stability, high throughput and low latency;
  • Provide support and implementation work to application teams including database setup, migration and SQL performance analysis;
  • Provide advice for operating policies, technical architecture and configuration of database system;
  • Administer and manage Oracle Databases / IBM DB2 / PostgreSQ including monitoring, troubleshooting, installation, patching and upgrade, performance tuning, backup and recovery, stress test, capacity planning;
  • Implement compliance standards and perform regular system compliance review and proactively assess exposure area;
  • Maintain high system availability and ensure all database systems work properly;
  • Manage vendor to ensure the highest quality delivery and implementation
Requirements:
  • Degree holder in Computer science, Computer engineering, information technology or relevant discipline
  • Minimum 8 years of working experience in managing and supporting Oracle / IBM DB2 databases;
  • Advanced knowledge of Oracle database including RAC, ASM, DataGuard, data partitioning, load balancing, JDBC, ODBC and integration with J2EE applications;
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards;
  • Strong hands-on experience in shell script programming for process improvement and automation;
  • Experiences in MQ, AWS RDS, MS SQL, PostgreSQL or MongoDB is an advantage;
  • Experiences in SQL, PL/SQL and stored procedures;
  • Experience in system programming and administration on Linux or Windows Platform;
  • Project management experience in sizable scale technology infrastructure implementation;
  • Proactive, strong troubleshooting, diagnostic and analytical skills.
HKEX is committed as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is one of our core values and we look to support, respect diverse perspectives, abilities, culture and experiences within our workplace.

Location:
HKEX - TKO

Shift:
Standard - 40 Hours (Hong Kong SAR)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Worker Type:
Contract
Job ID  R001523
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