Database Administrator (Digital Services Platform)

Location: Hong Kong, Central and Western District
Job Type: Contract
Industry: IT & Telecoms
Reference: 33827_1629690377
Job Published: August 23, 2021

Database Administrator (Digital Services Platform)

Our client is looking for a DBA for its large-scaled digital services platform with scope as below:


  • Provide prompt production support, identify problem root cause and implement preventive measure
  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of database environment, and provide audit evidence (both internal and external audit)
  • Install and upgrade database software
  • Troubleshoot database errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications for planning and implementing new or upgrades of database infrastructure
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for database protection, encryption, disaster recovery, and failover procedures
  • Responsible for database capacity planning and performance tuning
  • Responsible for the implementation of the project, including planning, scheduling, quality control
  • Maintain and supervise the inventory and database backup


  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or relevant disciplines
  • At least 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Hands-on experience with database management
    • MySQL
    • PostgreSQL
    • MongoDB
    • Redis
  • Outstanding analytical, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Solid experience in container technologies, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Scripting skills using Unix Shell, or Perl or Python
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies VMWare ESX/ESXi/KVM/Docker
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese. Proficiency in Mandarin is a MUST
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and assistance