Database Administrator - Foundational Infrastructure Database Administrator - Foundational  …

Goldman Sachs
à Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 01 déc. 21
Competitive
Goldman Sachs
à Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 01 déc. 21
Competitive
Database Administrator - Foundational Infrastructure
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
WHO WE ARE
Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net-worth individuals.
Founded in 1869, it is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Bangalore, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world.
We are committed to growing our distinctive Culture and holding to our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles , which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW

Foundational Infrastructure provides global thought leadership, solution development, delivery and support for a broad suite of technology products and services at Goldman Sachs. It leverages global expertise to develop leading-edge technology solutions that meet business demands and differentiate the firm's technology offerings in the marketplace. Technology Infrastructure enables the operation of the firm by managing an extensive compute platform and global communication networks, while addressing technology, compliance and reputational risk and resilience.

Your Impact
Middleware Engineering within Foundational Infrastructure is responsible for providing an opinionated, standardized set of tools and services to enable building of middleware applications at the firm, where middleware consists of Databases, Big data & Messaging systems. The team is seeking an experienced database technologist with expertise in Sybase and/or DB2 database administration. The individual will have significant experience in managing a large database estate, and be able to advise on architectural best practices. Experience of analytical databases and database clustering technologies will be of benefit.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW

Foundational Infrastructure provides global thought leadership, solution development, delivery and support for a broad suite of technology products and services at Goldman Sachs. It leverages global expertise to develop leading-edge technology solutions that meet business demands and differentiate the firm's technology offerings in the marketplace. Technology Infrastructure enables the operation of the firm by managing an extensive compute platform and global communication networks, while addressing technology, compliance and reputational risk and resilience.

Your Impact
Middleware Engineering within Foundational Infrastructure is responsible for providing an opinionated, standardized set of tools and services to enable building of middleware applications at the firm, where middleware consists of Databases, Big data & Messaging systems. The team is seeking an experienced database technologist with expertise in Sybase and/or DB2 database administration. The individual will have significant experience in managing a large database estate, and be able to advise on architectural best practices. Experience of analytical databases and database clustering technologies will be of benefit.

Responsibilities :
  • Provide Primary DBA responsibilities including support of the various application development teams through advising on design, implementing solutions and optimizing databases for the applications.
  • Perform system performance reviews and effect optimizations that yield commercial improvements.
  • Provide technical guidance on established infrastructure best practices to the IT community and business
  • Develop automation systems using Java and Python to further empower our end users, streamline our operations, and reduce manual implementation
  • Research and evaluate new database products and work with our application clients to find the right fit for solving their problems
  • Provide support for database standardization programs from design, development and implementation
  • Provide production support and work on building the database infrastructure globally

Skills and experience:
  • IBM DB2, Sybase ASE / IQ database administration experience required
  • Ability to manage database operations at scale
  • Ability to balance core development work with more traditional DBA responsibilities
  • Excellent analytical skills in understanding issues and devising specific database solutions for global applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience speaking to technical and business audiences
  • Working knowledge of the Unix/Linux Operating systems.
  • Ability to work as part of a global team
  • The candidate must be able to navigate and deliver strategic initiatives in a consensus driven culture. This includes the ability to work with and influence key stakeholders who will not have direct reporting lines to his/her organisation.

Competencies:
  • Technical Skills - Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills
  • Drive and Motivation - Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks
  • Client and Business Focus - Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations
  • Teamwork - Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others' contributions
  • Communication Skills - Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others
  • Judgement and Problem solving - Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives. Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues
  • Creativity/Innovation - Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value
  • Influencing Outcomes - Presents sound, persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions. Takes a position on issues and influences others' opinions and presents persuasive recommendations


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers .

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https:// www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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