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Assistant Manager – Database Administration

— Information Technology

Job Highlights

  • Oracle (Data Guard), MySQL MongoDB


  • Manage the DB Team operations and projects according to management’s direction
  • Act as Project Manager to maintain timely and accurate communications throughout the project delivery to ensure the database infrastructure risks, assumptions, issues, dependencies, and schedules tracked correctly
  • Effectively manage the third-party database support team to administrate, provision, change deployment, and proactive monitor with 40+ production database instances to provide 24×7 uptime and availability across multiple datacentres
  • Schedule and actively manage the business as usual changes among database servers and services to deliver a best in class level of successful change
  • Develop and input into key database documentation, enable and standardize such as operation procedure, security guideline, deployment architecture, component version, and patch management decisions
  • Proactively draw out all types of requirements on the database architecture & operation from stakeholders, and work closely with them to ensure the solutions in line with their strategic roadmap
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details and distinguish users requests from the underlying business problems
  • Proficient in database architecture design, installation, migration, and upgrade
  • Arrange capacity planning, maintenance, housekeeping, and optimization
  • Keep abreast of the latest data management trends and technologies, and lever the knowledge for the company’s benefits in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Provide technical advice to Information Technology colleagues on the use of the database technologies
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key vendors and delivery partners
  • Assist and help as required with the resolution of complex database operational incidents and determine the root cause of the problem
  • Second-line database support in normal/off-hours and on-call attendance
  • Available to provide 24×7 support as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences/Information Technology (or equivalent discipline)
  • Technologies – Oracle (Data Guard), Microsoft SQL Server (AlwaysOn Availability Group), MySQL MongoDB
  • Experience with supporting parallel projects in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment
  • Ability to listen and articulate ideas verbally and in the written form to a broad range of audiences; ability to ask probing questions and deliver internal technical presentations
  • Well-developed analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, and critical thinking skills, leveraging both logic and creativity; strong troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills; ability to identify patterns and generate informed ideas
  • Sound analytical and creative mind, and be able to work under pressure
  • 10-years+ of working experience in the IT field, with a proven record working in a database team (no lesser than 6-years) with 3-years as a team lead/managerial role
  • Knowledge of cloud-based database services will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of working with analytics tools such as Power BI or Splunk will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of ETL/ELT and integration technologies will be an advantage
  • Those who have more experience will be considered as Manager – Database Administration
  • Good command in Cantonese, English, and Putonghua

How to apply

  • By e-mail: hr@nanfung.com
  • By mail: The Human Resources Manager, Nan Fung Development Limited, 23/F., Nan Fung Tower, 88 Connaught Road C, Central, HK

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