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Lead Software Engineer - DBA

Req id:  19645

Hyderabad, TG, IN



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



Job Description:

As a Lead Database Administrator, you will:


•    You will be an expert in Oracle and PostgreSQL DBA but willing to ramp up and learn other database platforms. Provide expertise hosting our databases in Google Cloud Platforms and inhouse.
•    Develop an understanding of our business applications architecture, and provide architectural guidance to improve database and systems operations and integration
•    Assure proactive monitoring, maintenance, and production support of a broad array of databases supporting several business brands
•    Build capabilities to incorporate the management of databases of newly acquired companies quickly and effectively 
•    Provide effective communication, interaction, and reporting to all OpenText stakeholders, including Operations, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, BI and IT teams 


•    Assume production DBA responsibilities across all OpenText product lines; the initial focus will be to provide Oracle expertise for inhouse corporate application databases and PostgreSQL expertise within Google Cloud platform and/or other Cloud Platforms.
•    Design, build and operate database environments.  Be a key extended member of the development team.
•    Develop solutions for monitoring, availability and reliability, performance, analytics, and security.
•    Document and provide training to peers relating to the database environments.
•    Learn and absorb responsibilities related to the OpenText product lines.
•    Subsequently, gain and share expertise in database technologies other than Oracle and PostgreSQL including MySQL, MongoDB, Azure SQL and Microsoft SQL Server.
•    Participate in various product development tasks
•    As you settled into the role take greater responsibilities to deliver on database-related initiatives including:
o    Server consolidations
o    Performance optimizations
o    Enhancements to our existing monitoring and notification infrastructure
o    Security enhancements
o    Automation of repeated, manual steps
o    Insuring our 24 X 7 X 365 availability and recovery capabilities
•    Become an expert relating to the database systems supporting various OpenText productions.
•    Involvement in the adoption of more DevOps approaches to a database platform release process.
•    Begin to provide database consulting services to the development organization relating to best practices when dealing with our database platform.

Position Requirements: 
•    Expert in database technologies, especially Oracle & PostgreSQL environments.  8+ years of DBA experience with at least 5 years of hands-on Oracle & PostgreSQL experience.
•    Knowledgeable of Oracle & PostgreSQL data structures and architecture
•    Knowledgeable of database utilities and tools
•    Expert in understanding Google Cloud Platforms and/or other Cloud Platform features and Database Migration services.
•    Skilled with Migrations, DMS and high availability, tuning and scalability
•    Experience configuring and managing high availability (RAC, Replication) and DR (Standby) instances.
•    Experience with backup and disaster recovery solutions for databases
•    Able to write complex SQL, stored procedures, and shell scripts 
•    Experience analyzing and tuning queries to improve query performance
•    Eager to contribute in a team-oriented environment
•    Able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
•    Excellent in communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
•    Able to quickly grasp complex technologies 
•    Eager to grow with an exciting company 




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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