S&P Global Lead Database Administrator in Gurgaon, United States


Lead Database Administrator

The Location:

Gurgaon, India

The Team:

You will be part of a World Class IT Services & Operations team supporting various product offerings of S&P Credit Solutions and S&P Capital IQ powered by various middle tier, database and OS technologies and used by tens of thousands of users globally. The team is responsible for ensuring Greater Reliability, High Performance, High Availability and Scalability.

The Impact:

You will work with a global team of intelligent and ambitious professionals recruited from top industries. The team is responsible for the database support, administration, scalability, performance tuning, release and architecture of large-scale data processing, aggregation and retrieval systems.

What s in it for you:

  • This is the place to hone your existing database and leadership skills while having the chance to become exposed to fresh and divergent technologies (Oracle Exadata, Oracle RAC, Golden Gate, Dataguard, ZDS Appliances, WebLogic, Sonic JMS, MySQL, Informatica, MS SQL Server Product Family, NoSQL, SOLR, Vertica, active-active Databases, and petabyte storage levels).

  • As a critical member of the team, you will have the opportunity collaborate with a global team of database administrators and engineers who have recently graduated as well as other team members who are experts in their domain.


  • As a Lead Database Administrator you will Enhance Support, Administer, Manage, and Tune multi-terabyte Database Systems that will enable S&P Capital IQ to ingest, manage, process and serve-up Market Data Products (CreditPro, CreditModel & PD Model) as well as our highly transactional and dynamic web based CIQ Platform & Credit Solutions Portal.

  • Own the delivery of small to medium size projects where you will drive\contribute directly as an individual and take help of few others in the team.

  • Lead key database releases for Dev, QA, Alpha, Production and DR as part of the overall SDLC.

    • In-depth knowledge of database administration - management processes and strategies.

    • Solve complex, non-routine problems and determine the best solution through cost - benefit analysis.

  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action.

  • Work with other teams as a lead and frequently interact with functional peer groups.

  • Work with IT Service Management and other groups and make sure that all events, incidents and problems are resolved as per the SLA.

  • Lead or participate in initiatives in analyzing database resources for optimum configuration, performance and storage architecture information and provide enhancements and recommendations as needed.

  • Provide technical expertise in identifying and evaluating databases and developing procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements

    • Provide high level support around production performance of software and codes in relation to the database - product

What We re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 years of hands-on experience on SOLR, Vertica technology

  • Experience with leading small to medium size projects is a plus.

  • Experience in a start-up or Agile or Dev Ops environment is a plus.

  • Excellent hands on experience with Search Technology like Apache Solr (Experience with additional data platforms like MySQL, Oracle, Hadoop, Vertica, MS SQL Server and PostgreSQL is a huge Plus).

  • Good experience with Vertica Software and other RDBMS technologies

  • Experience on other NoSQL technologies like Cassandra, ELK, Hadoop is a plus.

  • Extensive experience with support, administration, performance tuning, architecture, scalability, and stability and monitoring.

  • Good knowledge on scripting or programming language is a must.

  • Work on Complex significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles ability to multi-task and manage priorities effectively.

  • Excellent communication skills, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies..

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