Sybase DBA

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(Preferred for Singapore based candidates)

The successful candidate must be a subject matter expert with hands-on experience supporting Primarily SYBASE and secondary on SQL Server/Oracle databases. The role is expected to work closely with DBAs on the team and various application development groups in productionizing and optimizing the database environment, provide assistance in physical & logical database design for the database platforms. Skill in Python, Perl/shell scripting and Powershellis a must in understanding and maintaining database scripts. Responsibility to provide after hour on-call production support coverage. Additional responsibility includes fulfilment of database requests and questions, troubleshooting and resolution of production and performance issues.


Roles and Responsibilities


  • Install, monitor and maintain SYBASE ASE/Replication servers, implement monitoring and alerting, implement backup and recovery processes, provide system and SQL performance tuning and assist in business process integration with various data sources.
  • Assess issues for severity, troubleshoot proactively and notify key stakeholders.
  • Focus on service impact and timely resolution of critical system issues.
  • Coordinate with external vendor technology support when required
  • Fulfils user requests ranging from access control, backup, restore, refresh to non-production to performance tuning
  • Production support for other RDBMS Platforms – MSSql, Oracle


Project based participation


  • Participate in major upgrades and migration/consolidation exercises
  • Creatively explore and implement new product features
  • Actively contribute to the Performance Tuning and Engineering activities


Skills Required

  • 6+ years of experience of Sybase ASE database administration is required
  • Exposure to Sybase RepServer administration is required
  • In depth understanding of database system and operations
  • Strong Ability to analyze SQL query performance and suggest probable solutions.
  • Strong Ability to analyze MDA tables, various cache usage, server logs and error interpretation
  • Understanding of data replication across systems.
  • Production support experience of Sybase ASE 12.x, 15.x, 16 and Replication Server
  • 2+ years of experience as a DBA in other database platforms (Oracle/SQL) is highly desirable.
  • Good understanding of Perl/shell scripting
  • Good team player with a strong willingness to participate and help others.
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment.
  • Excellent phone presence, high degree of professional acumen
  • Strong communication skills and excellent listening skills
  • Exposure or understanding of Postgres, MySQL , NoSQL database and cloud (AWS, Azure) is a big plus.




General CV submission 


Country: Singapore
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Open