DBA Lead (Azure SQL / MS SQL - up to 65k)

A leading global insurance company is looking for a DBA lead (Azure SQL / MS SQL Server) to join their team!
Your new company

My client is a leading multinational Insurance company providing a wide range of financial products and services such as property-casualty insurance, life & savings, and asset management.

Your new role

  • Work closely with IT teams and other business stakeholders to deliver database administration related technology services which meets project needs and in compliance
  • Overall owner for all Data Management applications
  • Oversight of Data Management requirements gathering, analysis and clarification
  • Overall owner of design of Data Management components including Data Models, ETL, MDM and Data storage systems (including non-functional design)
  • Key contact for engagement of Data Management vendors deliver to ensure delivery of high-quality Regional Data Solutions
  • Actively monitor the delivery life cycle and manage scope, schedule, quality and cost.
  • Oversee Data Quality review, definition of validation rules and exception handling
  • Lead Performance Tuning on DB server and SQL tuning and across different Data technologies
  • Provide Production Support for DB related problems
  • Review and signoff functional and technical designs and specifications
  • Review test scope, test approach, and test strategies related to Data Management
  • Work with vendor and internal teams to plan and complete production implementation
  • Own and maintain the application domain knowledge for Data Management applications, drive the team to maintain awareness of technology trends to ensure the delivery of best practices
  • Mentor new members of the team

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree holder in an IT discipline or related field
  • Strong analytical capability and problem-solving skills related to database performance and configuration (i.e. - database architecture design, Data Services, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven leadership and DBA experience in the financial services industry
  • Expert level on Azure SQL Database / MS SQL Server
  • Solid experience on Azure data related technologies
  • Solid experience on Azure cloud, especially for data related services
  • Competent delivering results through ownership & drive
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and develop a team
  • The ability to think creatively and ensure services meets stakeholder needs and are fit for purpose.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to gather, synthesise and analyse data and draw logical conclusions
  • Fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin

What you'll get in return

In return for your dedication and hard work, you’ll be rewarded with:
  • Competitive Salary package
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Stable working environment

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or email it to Kelsey.fung@hays.com.hk now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
Software Development

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Kelsey Fung, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +85222307433

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