Database Administrator Lead

Recruiter
Citi
Location
Belfast, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jul 2022
Closes
27 Aug 2022
Ref
16084694
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Overview of Citi:
Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Role Overview:
The Database Administrator Lead is responsible for assisting with Database administration activities, including Service management, Vendor management, technical guidance, and support coordination with the Technology Infrastructure team. The role primary responsibility will be automation / self-healing & alert reduction in Oracle. This role requires Oracle SME and experience in one or more technologies Oracle , MSSQL, Postgresql, DB2, Risk & Compliance, Financial domain experience. The overall objective is to use infrastructure technology knowledge and identified policies to process data, resolve issues and execute administrative tasks with a team of vendor resources to provide 24X7 support Global Model.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead L2 DBA team during Major Incidents
  • Review and Oversee Critical Changes in Production DB environment
  • Ensure DB standards and tools are implemented as per global standards
  • Build strong clients relationships with DBA Managers and Application support
  • Performance and capacity review of Production DB environments
  • Experience in leading large teams
  • Vendor resource management / engagement
  • Analytical & Problem solving skills
  • Production support operations / ITIL
  • Database automation & Service Improvement
  • Project / Program management experience
  • Create complex project plans, perform impact analyses, solve/work high impact problems/projects, and provide resolution to restore services
  • Provide Root Cause Analysis (RCA) post restoration of service
  • Design testing approaches, complex processes, reporting streams, and assist with the automation of repetitive tasks
  • Provide technical/strategic direction to team members
  • Review requirement documents, define hardware requirements and update processes and procedures as necessary
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for applications dealing with the overall operating system
  • Conduct project related research
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
  • Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
  • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
Qualifications:
  • Significant experience in roles centered around infrastructure delivery (application hosting and/or end user services) with a proven track record of operational process change and improvement
  • Oracle MSSQL Postgresql - Database technologies
  • Understanding of how specialization within area contributes to the business and of competitors' products and services
  • Ability to develop projects required for design of metrics, analytical tools, benchmarking activities and best practices
  • Ability to work with virtual / in-person teams, and work under pressure / to a deadline
  • Experience in a Financial Services or large complex and/or global environment preferred
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective analytic/diagnostic skills
  • Hands-On on automation / self-healing process
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience
Education:
  • Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent work experience
What we Offer
As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;
  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.
In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.

Our Select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce
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Job Family Group:
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Job Family:
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Time Type:
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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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