Senior Database Engineer (76205)

Intermediate (3-6 years)

Technical Skills

  • Analytics
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Application Development
  • AWS
  • Data Warehousing
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Futures
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • Oracle Database
  • SQL

Job Description

Senior Database Engineer (76205)

Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd.

We are looking for a Senior 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

  • 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 and scalable

  • 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:


  • Bachelor degree in computer science or other relevant degree

  • Ability to communicate well in English

  • 5 years’ experience in administering Microsoft SQL server databases and Oracle 11g/12c Databases

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

  • Experience in using Oracle Automatic Storage Management and Enterprise Grid Manager

  • Experience in Database Server Clustering, High Availability and Disaster Recovery technologies

  • Formal Certification in either one of the following:

    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) - Data Platform or equivalent

    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Microsoft SQL Server or equivalent

    • Oracle Database 12c - Performance and Tuning Specialist and the Implementation Specialist or equivalent


  • Knowledge of other databases like MySQL, No SQL databases and In memory databases

  • Knowledge of data warehousing technologies like Hadoop, Apache Spark and cloud deployments in Azure or AWS


  • 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.  Candidate with less experience will be considered for Junior Database Engineer.


Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelBachelor
QualificationMicrosoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
Shangri-La HotelsHospitality, Food and Beverage

Supreme Ct Rd, Central

directions_walk12 mins walk from Admiralty Station