Database System Engineer - Teamlead

Cloud Technology
Professional, Freelancer

The Cegeka database team consists of +25 DBAs with different specialties and level of competences. Activities are spread over multiple projects and management of customer environments both in our own datacenters or in the public cloud. We want to re-enforce our team with an enthusiastic person in a dual role where you share your attention partially between a role as teamlead, managing part of the activities mainly focused on assuring daily operations in an optimal way. But also a role as operational DBA . In this role you will report to a team manager and collaborate with him to enable the correct circumstances for professional delivery of services, realize strategic targets, prepare ourselves for the future in a positive working environment. #LI-YS1

  • Role as teamlead (circa 50%):
  • You have a particular interest in database technology with experience in Oracle and/or MS SQL Server. Additional knowledge of Postgresql, MySQL, MariaDB or other database flavors are an asset.
  • As teamlead you guide your team through the daily activities of 2nd line support on incident and requests of our customers. That can vary from assigning tasks, guarding SLA commitments, rationalizing working habits, clarifying requirements, escalating towards project teams, managing expectations from different stakeholders or simply solve the odd issue yourself.
  • You will be responsible to organize different 24x7 guard services and regular out of office hours interventions. You aim to let your collaborators participate in this workload on a fair share atmosphere depending on their abilities and constraints. In this aspect you have a feeling for work-life balance in relation to incoming workload.
  • From your experience in day-to-day management of DB systems you can deduct tracks for improvement and efficiency. You can set the expectations, translate your ideas towards clear deliverables and guide your collaborators towards expected results.
  • Above all in your role, you are an active connector between people enabling the right atmosphere for collaboration and complementary support service.
  • Role as DBA (circa 50%):
  • Within the team there is already a considerable number of expert skills mainly in Oracle and MS SQL. We don’t expect you to level up with them or to be the champion amongst them from a technical point of view. However, your technical skills are sufficient to participate in daily database management operations of our customer environments.
  • You have sound technical experience in Oracle or MS SQL. Some basic knowledge of the other technology or at least the interest to learn about it, is required. We expect you already experienced supporting databases in complex environments with High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions and sharp SLAs.
  • You are open to learn and discover new releases, technical capabilities, public cloud solutions, …

Wat breng jij mee?

  • In this combined role you should be a person who can manage stress, coordinate and let the collaborators perform their technical expertise in the most optimal way. Being an enabler is key for success.
  • You see the bigger picture in an environment of different demands and requests and strive to simplify and standardize solutions
  • You can analyze and solve most problems autonomously but are not reluctant to call for assistance when it exceeds your level of competence.
  • In this position we expect you to be solution oriented in one way or another. Aiming for the solution to satisfy the customer within a structured environment.
  • You interact easily with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Languages: Fluent in Dutch and English, notions of French are an asset.
  • Working locations (outside Corona restrictions): 3/5 from Hasselt or Leuven. 2/5 remote working

Wat hebben wij jou te bieden?

  • You will work in a very interesting industry
  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where fresh new ideas and initiatives can be started
  • Tailor-made guidance, where you indicate where your interests lie and we look together how we can help you develop further
  • Knowledge sharing is central. We offer many initiatives for this: innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, participation in conferences and external training
  • Depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths
  • In addition to the gross salary, a premium company car with fuel card, lunch vouchers, interesting group and hospitalization insurance, flat-rate expenses allowance and a powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a nice work / life balance.
  • Create your own compensation package thanks to our Flex Reward Plan

Aspire to more: onze belofte aan jou

Je krijgt bij Cegeka alle ruimte om jezelf als professional verder te ontwikkelen. Samen realiseren we wat je écht wil betekenen voor onze klanten en collega’s. We nodigen je graag uit om met ons mee te groeien. In een ongekende veelzijdigheid aan uitdagende, betekenisvolle IT-projecten. Zet je stempel op projecten bij aansprekende klanten waarbij we het verschil maken. Aspire to more.


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