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Updated 2020-09-23
Activated 2020-09-14

IT Infrastructure Database Engineer - Insurance Industry

  • ★★ Staff Level
Company Name

Ahead Group

Job Type
Ahead Group
IT (Mainframe) - Database SE
IT (Other) - Other
Industry Insurance
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

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
English Level Fluent (TOEIC 865-)
Japanese Level Business Level(JLPT Level 2 or N2)
Salary JPY - Japanese Yen JPY 6000K - JPY 10000K   
Other Salary
Social Insurance
Commuting/Transportation Allowance
Education Training
Holidays Five-Day Workweek
Paid Holidays
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