Database specialist

Strada Regina 40, 6934 Bioggio, Switzerland | Full-time

A bit about the role

The Database Competence Center is made up of 15 SMEs covering all DBA technologies. We are responsible for the 24 x 7 operations in the Swiss region for major regional and global banks.

Your key tasks

  • Create and maintain all databases required for development, testing, education and production usage on different Unix and Linux platforms
  • Perform the capacity planning required to create and maintain the databases.
  • Perform ongoing tuning of the database instances.
  • Install & evaluate new versions of the Oracle RDBMS and its tools and any other tools that access the Oracle database.
  • Plan and implement backup and recovery of the Oracle database.
  • Control migrations of programs, database changes, reference data changes and menu changes through the development life cycle.
  • Implement and enforce security for all Oracle Databases.
  • Perform database re-organisations as required to assist performance and ensure maximum uptime of the database.
  • Put standards in place to ensure that all application design and code is produced with proper integrity, security and performance.
  • Support and perform the migration into the Oracle Cloud and other cloud providers
  • Provide technical support to application development teams.
  • Assist with impact analysis of any changes made to the database objects.
  • Troubleshoot with problems regarding the databases, applications and development tools.
  • Ensure all relevant support documentation is up to date and ready for review and audit.

A bit about you

  • Extensive Oracle DBA background
  • Experience in OCI
  • Experience in implementing and operating Oracle databases in Unix systems (AIX, Linux)
  • Good knowledge of shell script programming

It would be a real bonus if you have

  • MSSQL DBA experience
  • PostgreSQL DBA experience
  • Exadata and RAC experience

Additional information

We realize that managing work life balance is a challenge we all face in our daily lives and in order to support with this we are pleased to offer hybrid and flexible working for most of our Avaloqers to maintain work life balance and still continue our fantastic Avaloq culture in our global offices.

In Avaloq we are proud to embrace diversity and understand the success of our business is built on the power of different opinions, we are whole heartedly committed to fostering an equal opportunity environment and inclusive culture where you can be your true authentic self.

We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other fantastic traits that make us all unique, we have done our best to write this advert in an inclusive and neutral way.

Please be aware that we will not accept speculative CV submissions for any of our roles from recruitment agencies, and any unsolicited candidate submissions will be exempt from any payment expectations.



Annual bonus

At Avaloq we work hard to remain an industry leading provider and we love to reward our colleagues with a share of that success with an annual bonus, you will even remain eligible for annual bonus while you do the hardest job of your life – taking care of your children during parental leave.

Flexible working

We understand that fitting your life around your job can be challenging which is why in most roles we offer flexible working to allow you to thrive both in and out of work.

Instant recognition

We love to see people thriving in their roles and we have an instant recognition scheme at Avaloq to help managers reward the great work our colleagues deliver with a gift to say thanks.

Access to Udemy for professional and personal learning

We think it is important to learn and grow professionally, but if you are someone who likes to learn outside of work we give you access to online learning for both professional and personal learning, with over 210,000 courses to choose from.

A bit about us

Founded and headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq is continuously expanding its global footprint with around 2,500 colleagues in 10 countries, and more than 160 clients in 35 countries. We are an industry-leading provider of wealth management technology and services for financial institutions around the world, including private banks and wealth managers, investment managers, as well as retail and neo banks. Our research led approach and continual innovation is powered by the passion and creativity of our colleagues.
We are always looking for talented people to join us on our mission to orchestrate the financial ecosystem and democratize access to wealth management. Avaloq offers the opportunity to work closely with some of the world’s leading financial institutions as we jointly develop and shape careers. Championing a collaborative, supportive and flexible work environment empowers our colleagues to reach their full potential.

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