Senior Engineer (Database)

Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 26-May-2020
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Job Nature:
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description


Summary of Job Responsibilities

The Senior Engineer (Database) will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL/Oracle server systems. This is a 'hands-on' position requiring competent technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and sustainment of the SQL & Oracle servers, ensuring its operational readiness (security, health and performance), executing data loads, and performing data modeling in support of multiple development teams.

Key Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage SQL & Oracle server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Able to provide up to Level 3 escalated support and major/minor operation incident
  • Working with vendors to resolve of complex issue and RCA analysis.
  • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations.
  • Develop, manage and follow all internal Standard Operational Procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes.
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
  • provide 24x7 support for critical production systems, including weekends & public holidays.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers.
  • Must be capable of working independently and collaboratively.


Education & Certification

  • Degree in Information Technology / Services related curriculum preferred.
  • Oracle Database Certification or Microsoft SQL certification preferred.
  • Formal training and certification in System Management.
  • ITIL Foundation.


  • Minimum 10+ years hands-on experience in an Oracle/SQL environment
  • Experience in ITIL and processes in Service Request, Incident, problem and change management
  • Experience of one or more of the following:
    • Performance monitoring of the critical databases
    • Backup and Recovery
    • Security management in SQL/Oracle security framework & audit compliance.
    • Performance tuning and database availability.
    • Handle Oracle RAC configuration/setup
    • Monitor/Troubleshoot RMAN backups.
    • Working experience in DR exercises and clustering methods.


  • Working knowledge of Oracle version 10g, 11g.
  • Competent knowledge of Oracle RAC/ Data Guard & RMAN Backups.
  • Working experiences of SQL security framework and Active Directory.
  • Enthusiastic and a strong desire to learn
  • IT internal processes, policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of VMware VSphere/VCenter console.