Infrastructure Engineer - Database- Oracle/PostgreSQL



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We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

Mission of the role

As part of the DBA team you will be taking care of GfK Database systems running on Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL and SAP ASE (Sybase).  We are looking for someone who has experience running relational database systems on-premise and on cloud.   

You will:

  • Perform analysis and resolution of critical issues

  • Be responsible for planning and implementation of database changes

  • Be in charge of the improvement and optimization of databases systems

  • Be responsible for Incident and Problem Management

  • Be involved in Configuration Management

  • On-call duty

  • Report to the Infrastructure Database Team Lead

You have:

  • 2+ years of experience with databases in Cloud

  • 2+ years of experience with scripting, at least Linux Shell or Windows Powershell

  • Advanced knowledge of relational database system(s)

  • Solid understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Good communication and self-organizational skills

  • An Agile mindset

  • ITIL framework knowledge

  • SAFe framework knowledge


  • Exciting work environment that brings people together

  • Use of the latest digital technologies

  • Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • Flexible working hours and home office

All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.


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At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

Don't meet every single requirement? Some people are less likely to apply unless they meet all the requirements listed in a job specification. GfK is looking for self-starters to join our innovative team keen to take on a new challenge. So, if you're excited about this role but your skills and experience don't align perfectly with every requirement we've listed, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Posted: 39 days ago

City: Kuala Lumpur

Work Area: IT

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00019405