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Overall purpose of roleReporting to the infrastructure lead for IB Reference Data Production Services, this role will be based in the Pune office. Close collaboration with the global Reference Data team which has members located in London, Singapore, Prague and New York, whilst engaging and building relationships with other colleagues performing similar functions across the firm will be key contributing factors to the position.This role will be responsible for providing function aligned L3 Primary DBA SQL Server ownership, covering all aspects of the MS SQL DBA technical role and providing the continued IB Reference Data internal technical authority on SQL DBA problems.IB Reference Data continue to expand our technical footprint, as a result it is anticipated that the successful candidate will be exposed to other technologies that will interface, and become integral parts of our service offering (e.g Radial, Hadoop, etc.). Key Accountabilities and Skills requiredL3 Support DBA (60%) Undertake projects as required, including the following areas capacity and performance management, monitoring initiatives, infrastructure upgrades, web based tools, documentation, reporting, and automation. Act as technical point of contact internally for technical queries across IB Reference Data regarding SQL Server. Creation, analysis and presentation of detailed project MI to aid projects and the efficient integration of a formal capacity management model. Ownership of production incidents throughout the Incident Management process, including priority assessment, incident resolution/escalation, problem identification, and root cause analysis. Adherence to Barclays standards for change control, database security and database patterns, adhering to bank s governance and control procedures. Proactive monitoring, and assessment of environments to effectively administer performance and tuning fixes where required across the estate. Participation in Change Management activities, including change review/sign-off, and deployment to production. Participation in BCM test activities including Disaster Recovery Tests. Provide on-call support where required, occasional weekend work will be part of the role operated on a rotation basis.Analysis of re-occurring incidents and identify service improvements where possible. The DBA role supports several existing applications that use different technologies. The working environment is also moving towards a DevOps culture and practises. Candidates with supporting technical and Agile skills and experience that allow understanding of associated issues, functionality etc will be preferred. For example, DBAs who can use Powershell, UNIX scripting, have some previous experience in development, can use tools such as SCC, Chef etc will probably suit the role better.Engineering / Development (30%) Innovate, architect, design, develop and deliver solutions (be it production, internal tools, processes) that improve the effective use of MS SQL server across the function. Deliver, and enhance in the in-house tools, with strong bias toward automation and long-term solutions. Develop in self and others deep knowledge and understanding of systems processes, infrastructure/service development process and specialist areas of technology. Be responsible for own learning and development and support others in their development. Work closely with function lead to effectively create a front-to-back view of the estate (software/hardware), with a plan to effectively managing obsolescence in-line with bank standard requirements.
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 4-7


Application Programming | Database Administration (DBA) | Software Engineer
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