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Philips Database Administrator - Operations in Bangalore, India


Total experience: 6-7 years

  • 2 -3 years IT operation with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices

  • 2-3 years of experience in Vertica, Vertica Eon, Postgres

  • Good to have - Knowledge on Redshift and Sql Server

  • Experience in working on AWS technologies, Cloud foundry

  • Experience with data management and data processing flowcharting techniques

  • Knowledge of reporting and query tools and practices

  • Good understanding of the organizations goals and objectives

  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail

  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Analytical skills and good problem solving skills

Technical Skills

  • Must have knowledge of monitoring, troubleshooting and configuring Vertica, Postgres and Redshift

  • Must have strong knowledge and working experiences as Database Administrator Redshift, Postgres 9.5 and 9.6

  • Assist in all phases of the configuration process required on the servers

  • Database Administration, Tuning, Management and Security


  • Python scripting or any scripting language

  • Redshift & Postgres will be an advantage

  • Knowledge on Data governance



  • Installation, configuration, maintain and upgrading database server

  • Modifications to any existing databases with appropriate impact analysis

  • Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures

  • Maintenance of Databases, regular maintenance and data cleanups

  • Define and apply authorized checks & validation procedures

  • Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges).

  • DBAs must monitor the database performance and evaluate complex information coming from a variety of sources.

  • Suggest and implement service improvements for enhancing monitoring and alerting

  • Review & deployment of Database end artifacts

  • Integrity – Verifying or helping to verify data integrity

  • Security – Defining and/or implementing access controls to the data

  • Availability – Ensuring maximum uptime

  • Performance – Ensuring maximum performance.

  • Development and testing support – Helping programmers and engineers to efficiently utilize the database.

  • Installation support of Postgres and Redshift.