Concur Database Administrator II in Prague, Czech Republic
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Database Administrator II
Job ID #: 16249
Location: Czech Republic-Prague
Functional Area: Technology-R&D
Department: Cloud Services
Position Type: International Full Time
Education Required: Degree Preferred
Experience Required: Experience Required
Relocation Provided: No
Come and be a part of a global database administration team that spans half the world from London to Seattle, and have the opportunity to work with subject matter experts in SQL Server, MySQL and Couchbase. We are responsible for 40,000+ databases located in multiple corporate data centers as well as in public cloud infrastructure.
Enhanced Database Administration through Automation: Concur is seeking to enhance manageability and scalability of our database environments through automation of standard tasks such as database provisioning, monitoring, and machine responses to common alert conditions that eliminate the need for DBA involvement in low-level or repetitive tasks.
Standardization of Database Administration Across Platforms: Concur is working to standardize how databases are administered across all platforms. This is accomplished by implementation of cross-platform tools such as Idera, Nagios, SolarWinds and New Relic for database monitoring.
Improvements to Database Performance: A DBA at this level is expected to be a subject matter expert on the database platforms we support. We emphasize proactive involvement with developers and infrastructure experts in identifying opportunities for enhancing performance of our databases.
Improvements to the Database Implementation Lifecycle: Continual service improvement, including outreach efforts to the development, QA, product management, and service management teams, is a focus for this role.
In order to accomplish this you will need to:
Identify opportunities for improving efficiency in database administration and define, develop, test, and implement automation strategies.
Identify opportunities for enhancing the performance of our databases and define, develop, test, and implement schema enhancements, SQL query enhancements, and tuning enhancements to the databases we support.
Identify opportunities to improve our database implementations, and define, develop, test, and implement enhancements to logical and physical database design and architecture.
Serve as a subject matter expert and provide database expertise to other internal Concur teams.
What do you need to bring?
A passion for working with databases and how data can benefit our customers and our business.
Enthusiasm for working in a distributed, global team environment, including participation in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation (every two months for a limited amount of time during the day for one week).
A positive attitude and the traits that are critical to success as a DBA: analytical skills; critical thinking skills; attention to detail; excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to properly prioritize, plan and organize work; and the ability to multi-task effectively.
A minimum of 4 years experience in at least two relational database platforms, preferably Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL.
Essential knowledge of scripting in both UNIX\Linux and Windows, preferably Shell scripting for UNIX\Linux environments and PowerShell for Windows environments.
A solid foundation of supporting relational databases in an enterprise-level production environment.
Strong experience in core database administration competencies including high-availability, recoverability (backup\restore), installation and configuration, security, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and ETL operations.
A 4-year degree in computer science or a related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent industry experience.
Ability to pass background check
Concur, a part of SAP, offers cloud-based services that make it simple to manage travel and expenses. By connecting data, applications and people, Concur delivers an effortless experience and total transparency into spend wherever and whenever it happens. The company serves more than 30,000 clients representing more than 27 million users in over 150 countries. We're proud of what we've accomplished so far, but now it is time to take it to the next level, and to do that we need you.
What we offer?
Concur’s culture is dynamic, fun and friendly where intelligence and creativity can shine within an innovative technical environment. With a core value of “Hire, Develop and Reward Great People”, we offer competitive salaries, bonus plan, stock options, pension, health, disability coverage, subsidized meal vouchers, 25 days holiday, plus 4 extra days off to work at a charity or not-for-profit organization of your choice.