IT Infrastructure Database Engineer - Insurance Industry

Ahead Group
JPY 6,000,000 - 10,000,000
Tokyo, Japan

Posted 2020-Feb-05

Job Description

    Ahead Group is looking for a Database Engineer to plan and lead deployment of database software, tools and best practices. Provides technical leadership and design, development, implementation and consulting to the organization. Responsible to plan, lead, document and integrate complex database, business intelligence, data appliance and tool software and features strategies and solutions with related technical groups. Conducts complex problem prevention, resolution and integration planning.


    For straightforward problems, designs solutions including security, availability and performance
    Plans and executes broad resolutions to recurring problems and regulatory changes
    Handles moderately complex communication with technical and business partners outside engineering group
    Function tests new versions and tool releases and fixes, including compatibility testing and documentation of steps and issues.
    Performs advanced tests and documents best practices, including plans upgrade and path deployments
    Partners with application and production staff and customers to identify needs, opportunities and solutions, for example using advanced features
    Acts as a point of contact for global teams to ensure local and global best practice align
    Establishes and updates local standards and best practice within technical area


    None, but is expected to train, mentor, and provide technical guidance to less experienced associates on database topics


    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline and 5-15 or more years work experience in IT.
    6 years or more experience as Systems DBA, Application DBA and/or Application Developer or Middleware technologist in a supported DBMS.
    Communicates effectively within the engineering team and with other technical and business teams
    Has the motivation and ability to carry out complex database problem-solving to resolution.
    Has aptitude for planning, implementing and debugging DBMS software and related tools
    Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Japanese is preferred but not necessary.
    Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively convey concepts to business and technology peers as well as senior management.
    Highly motivated to learn new technologies and evaluate its application
    Well organized and able to work independently with minimal direction.
    Ability to work simultaneously on multiple large, complex projects in a team setting as a facilitator and team member.
    Must have certifications or equivalent experience in designing, building, configuring and managing enterprise databases (both SQL Server and Oracle)
    ORACLE MASTER (Platinum or Gold) – Oracle 12c or later
    Oracle Database Administration Certified Professional - Oracle 12c or later
    MCSE: Data Management and Analytics
    MCSA: SQL 201x Database Administration – 2014 or later
    Must have Hands on experience with optimizing database logic and performance
    Preferably have certification or equivalent experience in designing, building, configuring and managing on NoSQL DBMS (MongoDB, Postgres or equivalent)
    MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
    EDB Certified Professional – Postgres
    Preferably have and experience equivalent in designing and programming below in database area
    MCSA: SQL 201x Database Development
    Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate Certification
    Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Certified Professional
    Oracle Database Performance and Tuning Certified Implementation Specialist
    Preferably have certifications or equivalent experience in designing, building, configuring and managing database security solutions below:
    IBM Certified Administrator - Security Guardium V10.0
    IBM Certified Associate Administrator - Security Guardium Data Protection V10.1.2
    Preferably have certification or equivalent experience in building, configuring and managing RHEL as below
    Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
    LPIC-1 Certified Linux Administrator
    Linux Foundation Certified SysAdmin (LFCS)
    CompTIA Linux+
    Preferably have Hands on experience with classical like data warehouses, data marts, change data capture, ETL (especially Infomatica) will be a plus
    Preferably have Hands on experience with recent technology like Apache Hive, Spark SQL, Phoenix

Job Requirement

Language Ability

  • English : Fluent (TOEIC 865-)
  • Japanese : Business Level(JLPT Level 2 or N2)

Job Summary

Employment Company

Ahead Group

Job Type

IT (Mainframe) - Database SE

IT (Other) - Other




JPY 6,000,000 - 10,000,000


Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Contract Period

Hiring Full-Time Position

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