Database Reliability Engineer Database Reliability Engineer …

Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Competitive
Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 21
Competitive
Standard Chartered Bank
Database Reliability Engineer
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

Technology power's Standard Chartered Bank's vision and strategic agenda through the provision of innovative and efficient technology solutions; we will deliver greater value to our stakeholders; we will improve the skills and flexibility of our people and work more effectively with our internal and vendor service partners.
Database Platforms, part of Core Infrastructure Services and within Enterprise Technology, is responsible for engineering, building, and supporting database services within the bank. This role will be part of our Database Reliability team, focused on PostgreSQL and Cloud databases.
As a Database Reliability Engineer, you are responsible to engineer, build and support our database products and services.
You must be able to resolve the most complex technical issues professionally, rapidly, and consistently and work alongside teammates and other teams to identify the root causes.
You are required to provide deep technical expertise to all the stakeholders in a stable, productive, and cost-effective manner. You should be highly self-motivated, task oriented and capable of working independently in carrying out tasks and trouble shooting.
  • Responsible for ensuring the reliability, availability, and performance of the databases that support the system.
  • Mature database product offerings
  • Simplify and automate, reduce time to market, and eliminate toil.
  • Adhere to the bank's policies and processes, including security, compliance, risk and governance.
  • Responsible for improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollout and upgrades.
  • Provide technical support and resolve outage in a short turnaround time.
Strategy

  • Plan and Support strategic Initiatives of the Bank
Business

Responsible for designing, developing solutions, and managing database platforms and ensure the highest standards of availability, resilience, integrity, security, and performance
Processes

  • Compliant with applicable internal policies, procedures, external laws, and regulations.
People and Talent

  • Ability to resolve the most complex technical issues professionally, rapidly, and consistently and work alongside other colleagues and teams to identify root cause and provide solutions.
  • Design and implement practical and simplified solutions to the database estate and work towards increasingly automating the lifecycle management.
  • Mature and develop our open source database offerings.
  • You are required to provide deep technical expertise to all the stakeholders in a stable, productive, and cost-effective manner. You should be highly self-motivated, task oriented and capable of working independently in carrying out tasks and trouble shooting
  • Proactively monitor and make strategic plans to address issues to improve service stability.
  • Provide technical support and resolve outage in a short turnaround time.
  • Actively engage with key stakeholders to ensure different objectives are aligned and assist stakeholders by providing specialist skills and knowledge as required.
  • Participate in out-of-hours support and delivery as required.
  • Automate standard processes
Risk Management

  • Strictly adhere to the policies and guidelines
Governance

  • Demonstrate personal ownership of assignment
Regulatory & Business Conduct
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles : Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key Stakeholders

  • Product Owners, Project Managers, Delivery Heads, Production Support Heads and Line Manager
Other Responsibilities

  • Work with other Infrastructure teams and Application teams to arrive at the best solutions

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Minimum of 5 years PostgreSQL database experience
  • Minimum of 3 years DevOps experience
  • Minimum of 3 years Cloud Databases (Aurora, RDS, Azure)
  • Experience on other open source database technologies
  • Good knowledge on Linux, Networking/DNS etc
  • Good understanding and experience of scripting and programming languages.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with excellent attention to customer service
  • Proficient at performance tuning and automation

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.
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