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Company: Through New Sia Greece S.A

Posted on: July 23, 2020

Ref. Code: Senior Database Administrator

IT, Banking/Financial Institutions, Business Services, IT, Staff, Attica - Athens, Full time

Description / Requirements

SIA Group
 is a European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector, in the areas of payments, cards, network services and capital markets, providing services to over 50 countries. SIA currently processes 7.2 billion issuing and acquiring card transactions and handles over 84 million payment cards in 23 European countries.

For our Operations in Greece we are currently are looking for a Senior Database Administrator in order to strengthen our IT Infrastructures Department.


The jobholder will be responsible for:

  • Physically defining and implementing the database on the basis of a logical model of the data and application specifications, guaranteeing the integrity of the data

  • Day to day administration of heavy duty databases in open platforms (oracle, SQL)

  • Performance and tuning skills of heavy duty banking oriented databases

  • Replication solutions in Database environments

  • Incident management/troubleshooting for production online databases

  • Migration to new product versions

  • Implementing backups and maintenance of those in highly demanding environments and recovery strategies

  • Optimizing the databases functionalities carrying out the debug and implementing the application components/routines stored in the database

  • Developing the database according to company needs and available technology

  • Patching and strengthening of all environment security wise under specific schema guidelines

  • Cooperating with multiple teams vertically and horizontally to complete complex projects & initiatives

Candidate Profile


Our Requirements:

  • 5+ years of related experience. Experience in international and/or financial institution environments will be considered as an asset

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related subject

  • Oracle and SQL scripting and advanced tools knowledge is a must

  • Relevant certifications and proven knowledge of database will be considered additional assets

  • Familiar to document processes and procedures regarding the area of database responsibility would be an advantage

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills both in Greek and English


Other Skills:

  • Working effectively with others in a team environment while enhancing a positive atmosphere

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision upon agreed project and team targets

  • Ability to work under demanding timely pressured plans

  • Experience in participating in Virtual teams and remote working skills

  • Creative thinking, problem-solving orientation and presentation skills


Our company offers:

  • Competitive salary

  • Private medical program

  • Training and Development opportunities

  • Transportation with company buses

  • Continuous opportunities for career development in a dynamic, international environment


Please send your CV by clicking on 'Apply' quoting the job title “Sr. Database Administrator" in the subject.

More details about the company can be found here; https://www.sia.eu/en