Staff Database Engineer

Visa

Singapore

Full-time

Payment Networks & Schemes / Data + Analytics

Jun 7

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Department Summary

Job Description

At the heart of Visa lies a secure, global payments processing network that for 40 years has empowered people, businesses and governments in over 200 countries. It is in the midst of profound change, innovating like never before and transforming and refreshing the technology assets to set the foundation for the next several decades.

Within Technology, Infrastructure division provides best-in-class infrastructure services that are secure, scalable, continuous available. It architects, builds and maintains secure and reliable data centers, systems and networks to support the business functionality that Visa provides to payment industry stakeholders.

The Database team is part of Infrastructure’s Distributed Systems Division and is responsible for delivering open system database infrastructures with operational excellence, being the industry leader in preventive and predictive operations driven by continuous innovation through selfheal and automated ecosystems, architecting, engineering, and building the reliable, scalable, secure, available, and cost-effective database infrastructure solutions for product development partners, working closely with them to use database products to the best, meeting various workload requirements, being transactional, analytical, non-relational, or data warehouse.

The team is the technology owner of multiple RDBMS and NoSQL technologies, is responsible to strategize, advance, and engineer enterprise solution for automated build/patching and efficient administration, that meet security, availability, performance, fast delivery and reporting requirements, and to support projects and products using these technologies.

JOB SCOPE

As an engineer in this team, the individual will be involved in the plan, build and run activities related to database technology and infrastructure. The role will contribute to the design/architect, solution engineering, and support, will be responsible for delivering database projects, maintaining the running systems, able to perform problem analysis and troubleshooting. The individual should be well versed in database administration and engineering practices and principles. The individual will share the responsibility of overall database build, deployment and support. He or she will provide technical influence and subject matter expertise for the database team, responsible for solving complex problems and taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. The role serves as a technical/functional specialist and works independently with guidance only in the most complex situations.

Responsibilities

Primarily the architecture, engineering, deployment and support of MySQL database environment.

This Includes, But Is Not Limited To, Advanced To Expert Engineering And Implementation Of The Following

Support Database Platform Engineering in the architecture, development and deployment of MySQL Database on LUW in high SLA environments.

  • Manage, support and maintain database technology and infrastructure, adhering to the architectural guidelines and policies.
  • Database administration for off the shelf and internally developed applications, ensure continuous 24x7 operation and availability in support of mission critical business applications and participating in on-call rotation.
  • Install, configure, monitor, upgrade and maintain MySQL databases in production and non-production environments.
  • Support local/across the DC failover with High Availability Disaster Recovery environment with MySQL native Replication. Participate in Database Maintenance and DR activities.
  • Write/maintain OS level scripts for DB automation and application maintenance.
  • Provide technical expertise and hands-on support in consolidation and migration of databases to new hardware and platforms.
  • Physical implementation of databases, storage structures, high-availability solutions, replication, and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Proactive and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution of escalated Level 2 and Level3 issues.
  • Regular database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis, predictive future database resource requirements, and the structured organized reporting of the same.
  • Work closely with other Infrastructure engineering, product development, business operations, and technical operations to ensure delivery of database services within the SLA’s and performance targets.
  • Adapt business requirements, model data, and develop database specifications, table and element attributes.
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection and implementation of DBA tools to improve the effectiveness of tasks such as performance monitoring and tuning, recovery, and database change management processing.
  • Ability to work well as a team and as an individual with minimal supervision.

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Information technology field is a must.
  • 7-10 years of DBA experience, managing MySQL databases, Versions 5.7 and onwards
  • 5-6 years of MySQL Native replication experience, managing complex replication topology
  • InnoDB Cluster Experience is a plus
  • Strong understanding of MySQL database fundamentals
  • Strong understanding of MySQL Native Replication fundamentals
  • Strong understanding of MySQL database security management
  • Should have strong UNIX platform skills and understanding of network, storage, tiered application environments and security.
  • Proficiency in writing SQL procedures and functions for administration and application support
  • Strong knowledge of operating systems, Shell scripting, Perl/Python scripting is a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex systems and database environment issues.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a complex organization to determine business and customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs.
  • Work experience in a Financial Institute will be preferred.

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the evolving visa/travel restrictions in place, we are currently only able to extend offers to candidates with the right to work in Singapore. We are keeping the situation under close review and will adjust accordingly should the restrictive measures be lifted.Additional InformationVisa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy. As a condition of employment, all employees based in Singapore are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.SingaporeVisa Inc.VisaSoftware Development/Engineering

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