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Assistant Manager, Database Administration

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Last update 2024-07-15
Expires 2024-07-14
ID #2237306382
Assistant Manager, Database Administration
Hong Kong, Hong Kong,
Modified July 10, 2024


About FWD Group FWD Group is a pan-Asian life insurance business with more than 11 million customers across 10 markets, including some of the fastest-growing insurance markets in the world.

FWD reached its 10-year anniversary in 2023.

The company is focused on making the insurance journey simpler, faster and smoother, with innovative propositions and easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology.

Through this customer-led approach, FWD is committed to changing the way people feel about insurance.

Visit Purpose Lead database design and implementation projects Manage database security and ensure compliance with regulations Develop and implement database policies and procedures Manage database backups and disaster recovery plans Drive the overall database strategy for the organization Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members Setup standard, SOW and support model on DB services of different cloud platforms (Azure, AWS and Mongo DB Atlas).

Key Accountabilities Act as the Database team lead for management and support of FWD IT Database system, services availability, capacity and 7x24 hours support.

Ensure that databases meet business requirements and performance standards Stay up-to-date with compliance regulations and ensure that databases meet all requirements Ensure that backups are performed regularly and can be restored if necessary Continuously evaluate and improve the database infrastructure to meet business needs Mentor junior team members to help them develop their skills and advance in their careers Develop and deliver training programs to help team members stay up-to-date with new technologies and best practices.

Provide support and consultancy on DB solutions, build a framework for standardizing DBs, govern the standards, evaluate related technologies and communicate with vendor.

Design the database architecture that leverages innovative technologies and cloud services.

Evaluate new database technologies and plan and implement Technology Refreshment program Align personal development plan with business objectives and embrace the transformation to move the team/department forward Qualifications / Experience Degree holder in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent with more than 6 years of database administration experience gained in sizable organization Holder of professional qualification(s) preferred e.g.

Azure, MCSE(Database Platform) and Mongo DB certificates.

Knowledge & Technical Skills At least 5 years hands-on experience in database administration with MS SQL 2014/2016/2019 Experience to manage DB on cloud and Saa S (Software as a Service) Knowledge on Mongo DB, Mysql DB2 and Postgres DB knowledge are added on Hands-on experience in database installation, backup & recovery, performance monitoring and tuning, database monitoring, data replication and database encryption Proficient in database design and problem solving of database problem and incident management Able to work independent, self-motivated and willing to take challenges Able to communicate with colleagues and mentor other teammates Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills Good command of written English and Chinese; fluent in spoken English

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Assistant manager, database administration

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