• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 2018-06-17

Database Platform Technical Lead

Database Platform Technical Lead

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18032056


  • The Database Platform Technical Lead provides technical & thought leadership for
    Database Platforms globally.
  • This role spans regional boundaries to
    ensure high quality Service Performance of all Database Platforms in Citi's
    Global Consumer Business portfolio, delivering world-class stability while continuously driving efficiency.
  • The ideal candidate will have 15+ years of relevant industry experience and a successful track record of delivering complex, high visibility projects and initiatives; past experience as a database administrator and/or a data architect will have allowed the candidate to have developed subject matter expertise in multiple Database technologies.
  • The ability to effect change through influence is a critical success factor.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide thought leadership for technical solutions for Database Platforms globally.
  • Collaborate with Architecture, Solutions Engineering, Platform Support, and other key stakeholder teams across the organization to develop and implement operational capability roadmaps for the Database Platforms
  • Proactively drive Database failure root cause analyses across major incidents, risk initiatives, and projects.
  • Drive service quality improvement of Database solutions to minimize/eliminate incidents due to design defects (like SPOF), capacity related incidents, and EOL/EOVS component cross-impacts.
  • Initiate and lead efforts to improve service, accelerate project deliverables, and drive higher sense of urgency for risk reduction.
  • Promote adoption of highly scalable, well-conditioned architecture standards, identify and remediate single points of failure in the infrastructure/database designs.
  • Proactively engage with incident and project teams to create proper sense of urgency and drive initiatives to closure per agreed upon timelines.
  • Develop KPI scorecards for periodic review of major initiatives and diligent action item follow up.
  • Partner with capacity and performance monitoring teams to ensure Database monitoring baselines provide accurate trends usage patterns and future capacity requirements.
  • Assist in driving productivity financial targets across the organization.
  • Assist in L3 DBA career growth by developing knowledge & training curriculum to improve subject matter proficiency
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in Database Engineering, Architecture and/or Operations.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle DBMS platform; with a deep understanding of supporting technologies in Operating Systems, SAN, Backup, Network, and associated infrastructure components
  • Strategic view of a broad cross section of Database technologies, with a strong focus on implementation
  • Experience in capacity planning, systems performance analysis and optimization of Database environments
  • Broad knowledge of advanced environment monitoring & management tools, performance modeling tools, capacity analysis tools, and other advanced modeling and trending tools
  • Experience in a traditional Client-Server and elastic cloud environments, with practical knowledge of supporting IT systems like mainframe, midrange, distributed, and desktop technologies
  • Advanced written and verbal communication capabilities, with the ability to influence and successfully interface with executive leadership
  • Strong time management & technical problem-solving skills

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