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Manager of DBA (m/f/d)

Location: Berlin
Type: Permanent

We are seeking a skilled and experienced individual to join SEFE as the Head of DBA. In this role, you will lead and manage the DBA Team, serving as the primary point of contact for all DBA-related issues, incidents, and inquiries within the organisation.

What you will do:

As the Head of DBA, you will take charge of the DBA Team, ensuring efficient communication, problem resolution, and collaboration among team members. You will serve as the first point of contact for all DBA-related matters.

You will develop proposals for optimising DBA systems, focusing on performance, capacity usage, redundancy, resilience, and sustainability. You’ll analyse existing systems and propose enhancements to improve overall efficiency.

Key to this role is collaboration with business units to analyse and develop new IT solutions within the DBA landscape, ensuring alignment with the strategic plan of the organisation's IT landscape and addressing current and future business requirements.

You’ll manage the life cycle of DBA systems, including financial planning and budgeting, monitoring end-of-life scenarios, evaluating new versions, optimising costs, and controlling license usage to enhance system resiliency and efficiency. You’ll also be responsible for update database infrastructure elements according to established procedures to ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices.

You’ll generate performance reports for DBA services based on relevant metrics and SLAs, providing insights into system performance and adherence to service level agreements. You’ll diagnose and resolve complex malfunctions, identifying underlying causes and implementing solutions to minimize downtime and mitigate risks.

You’ll maintain and update operational documentation, focusing on diagnostics and reducing processing time for system incidents. Collaborating independently with third parties, such as providers and vendors, you’ll ensure quality service provision.

What you will bring:

  • A solid understanding of IT infrastructures, concepts and solutions and experience in troubleshooting complex database issues
  • Undergraduate bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science or related discipline
  • Leadership experience and skills
  • Certifications in Microsoft (databases), Oracle preferred
  • Experience with the following technologies:
  • MS SQL Server 2014 and higher (including SSAS, SSIS, and SSRS),
  • MS SQL, Oracle, and MongoDB Performance monitoring and turning (SQL Server Profiler, Extended Events, Oracle OEM, MongoDB Operations Manager, TOAD)
  • Oracle database
  • MongoDB database
  • Monitoring solutions like CentryOne, Microsoft SCOM and Azure Monitoring
  • Experience designing, implementing and operating tooling to support the automation of database operations and reporting.
  • Autonomously driving and coordinating multi-team, database-based projects with your experience in Trading companies
  • Linux skills, Windows Server skills are needed
  • Experience with scripting and automating of operation tasks
  • Experience in software development teams cooperation is preferable
  • ITIL practice and Agile/SCRUM methodology are needed

About Us:

Securing Energy for Europe – it’s a simple statement, with a bold ambition. SEFE is not just our name but also encompasses everything that drives us. To accomplish this, we’re taking immediate action to secure gas supply – but also looking forward, to exploring our role in the European energy transformation and how we can contribute to a stable and sustainable future.

As an integrated midstream energy company headquartered in Berlin, SEFE Securing Energy for Europe ensures the security of energy supply in Germany and Europe and drives the green energy transformation. SEFE is active in trading & portfolio management, sales, transportation, and storage of energy and has its strongest presence in Germany and the UK. SEFE employs around 1,500 people and supplies over 50,000 customers, in particular industrial customers, and municipal utilities in Germany and seven other European markets. We’re passionate about energy and the important role it can play in shaping a better future.

Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.


Are you interested?


Name: Katharina Woyciechowski
Phone: (030) 201 95 234

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