Shangri-La Hotels

Database Engineer (76205)

Shangri-La Hotels
Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)
Bachelor
English

Job Description

Database Engineer (76205)

Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd.

We are looking for a Senior or Junior Database Engineer to join our team in the Information Technology Division at the Corporate Office in Hong Kong.  The Database Engineer will be responsible for the direction of company-wide data repositories and maintaining the existing database systems by keeping them available, secure and stable.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, deploy and maintain data storage systems using a variety of database platforms

  • Evaluate current and propose future architecture to ensure they are able to meet ongoing data requirements

  • Work closely with the application development and infrastructure teams to gather data and reporting requirements and formulate solutions to service them efficiently

  • Use monitoring tools to identify data access bottlenecks and alert relevant personnel when infrastructure stress thresholds reach trigger levels

  • Triage data issues - identify root source of problem/incorrect data and implement measures to correct and prevent future occurrences of it

  • Test performance of databases to insure they are efficient, scalable and tune query execution if necessary to achieve desired system performance

  • Plan and execute data migration procedures for moving data between database platforms without service disruption

  • Formulate and implement appropriate backup / restore policies

Experiences and skills required:

Mandatory:

  • Bachelor degree in either information systems, computing or other relevant degree

  • 2-3 years’ experience in administering large scale database platforms. Candidates with more experience will be considered for the role of Senior Database Engineer

  • Experience in writing SQL, stored procedures and query tuning on high-transaction systems

  • Knowledge of high availability solutions such as Mirroring, Replication, Clustering, AlwaysOn

Preferred:

  • Certification in Oracle or Microsoft database platforms

  • Knowledge of cloud based managed data services from AWS/Azure, open source and alternative databases like MySQL and No SQL databases. Big data technologies like Hadoop/SPARK and In memory databases

  • Familiarity with shell scripting languages or other programming languages

Attributes:

  • Innovative and passionate approach to work; Able to monitor new trends and able to take initiative in learning new skills and technologies constantly

  • Strong analytic, problem-solving, planning, communication, organization and vendor management skills

  • Attention to detail and efficient in follow-throughs

Note: Hotel experience is not required.

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Technical Skills

  • Analytics
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Application Development
  • AWS
  • Big Data
  • Futures
  • Microsoft Access
  • MySQL
  • Shell Script
  • SQL