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Database Architect Job

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Database Architect Job

Database Architect Job

Date: Jul 4, 2018

City: Reston, VA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 185171
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


Job Duties include:

  • Provide technical leadership and architectural direction from database operations perspective for Oracle/HANA/Mysql/MSSQL/Hadoop Projects.
  • Provide direction both strategically and tactically for all database upgrades.
  • Provide technical solutions for operations readiness of our data centers.
  • Control system resources usage and perform capacity planning, perform troubleshooting and diagnostics activities;
  • Collect and analyze database performance information; identify and implement solutions for performance problems
  • Query optimization and tuning skills, analysis and troubleshooting interactions between databases, operating systems and applications with regard to performance and resources usage
  • Experience in database programming concepts including structured query language, stored procedures and triggers
  • Creating database tables, setting up indexes, data constraints and DB views Analyze, predict through trend analysis and resolve database system, storage and application issues
  • Monitor SQL jobs in production and be responsible for load/hardware analysis mapping, fault tolerance and security.
  • Evaluate and implement database best practices for addressing gaps and come up with automation solutions
  • Provide timely response to system alerts and participate in the on-call schedule (if applicable)
  • Work closely with Internal/External Stakeholders, Development Architects/Managers & developers, across locations and ensure timely delivery.
  • Excellent written and communication skills, Strong customer focus, highly motivated  &Flexible
  • Mentor and Guide junior members of the team

Required Qualifications:

  • Around 14 + years of overall database administration and support/operations experience, with a successful delivery track record.
  • SME in the current technical support area.
  • Should have had delivery ownership roles.
  • Experience of working in large landscape/environment where multiple database flavors are running.
  • Master in Oracle / HANA / SQL Server / MySQL database administration.
  • Knowledge & Experience on SAP HANA Administration/ Operations is an added advantage.
  • Hands on experience with expert knowledge of Unix/Linux flavors.
  • Good understanding of operational framework like ITIL/ITSM.
  • Excellent presentation & communication skills are a must
  • Database Certification is a plus


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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