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Manager – Database Administration

— Information Technology

Job Highlights

  • Oracle (Data Guard), MySQL MongoDB
  • Microsoft SQL Server (AlwaysOn Availability Group)
  • Proven record working in a database team


  • Manage the Database 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 are tracked correctly
  • Effectively manage the third-party database support team to administrate, provision, change deployment, and proactive monitor with 40+ production database instances to maintain uptime and availability across multiple datacentres
  • Schedule and manage the implementation of change requests
  • Develop and maintain database documentation (e.g., standard, operation procedure, security guideline, deployment architecture)
  • Proactively draw out all types of requirements from stakeholders, ensure the solutions implemented in line with their strategic roadmap
  • Proficient in database architecture design, installation, migration, and upgrade
  • Arrange capacity planning, maintenance, housekeeping, and optimization
  • 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 as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (or equivalent discipline)
  • Primary Database Technologies – Oracle (with Data Guard) is a must
  • Secondary Database Technologies – Microsoft SQL Server (with AlwaysOn Availability Group), MySQL, and MongoDB
  • Supporting parallel projects in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment
  • Ability to articulate ideas verbally and in the written form
  • Well-developed problem-solving, and root cause analysis skills
  • Sound analytical and creative mind, and be able to work under pressure
  • Minimum 10-years of working experience in the IT field, with a proven record working in a database team (no lesser than 5-years) with 2-years as a team lead/managerial role
  • Experience in large-scale database patching/upgrade/migration will be an advantage
  • Experience in hybrid cloud-based/on-premises database operation will be an advantage
  • Experience working with data analytics/warehouse teams will be an advantage
  • Those who have lesser experience should consider as Assistant 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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