Database Administrator SQL

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Database Administrator and this person should have hands-on experience in DBA operations.


  • Maintain Isentia databases and database SQL Servers.
  • Administration of database-centric technologies such as DTS, Full text indexing, OLAP, Replication etc.
  • SQL reporting (TSQL)
  • Planning and implementing software updates/upgrades (i.e. Service Packs)
  • Monitoring status of SQL Server i.e. Disk space, error/security logs, locking/blocking of processes, status/history of jobs
  • Performance tuning i.e. memory usage, file groups, Indexes, SQL statements, de-normalisation and ensuring data integrity
  • Liaise with Isentia IT Development covering all areas Database Design including designing and enforcing database design standards etc
  • Build/ Accept database system specifications for assigned projects

Who are we and what else do you need to know:

We’re more than media monitors.
We’re creating real data intelligence.

Information without insight is noise. Insight without action is useless. That’s why we’ve reinvented media intelligence – to make it more than a measurement tool or frame of reference, but a go-to resource in developing our clients’ business strategies.

Isentia blends market-leading monitoring experience with analytics to help the world’s biggest brands and organisations uncover the whole picture – and act on it. Powered by cutting-edge technology and a team of world class experts, our mission is to help businesses leap-forward where only genuine insight can take


We offer an opportunity to work with a great team of talented, innovative and passionate people across the Asia-Pacific and access to our innovative search technology, comprehensive coverage and expert research. We also offer competitive salary and a heap of benefits.



  • Skills in:
    • SQL Server activity analysis, performance investigation and optimisation.
    • SQL Server DR management and Planning
    • SQL Server clusters
    • SQL Query optimisation.
    • OLAP, Full text indexing, Replication
  • Experience working with Very Large high transaction DB’s
  • High skills with T-SQL
  • Working knowledge of LAN, WAN and Internet connected databases
  • Operational DBA for MS SQL, MYSQL and MongoDB knowledge
  • Experience working with AWS Database technologies (RDS, Aurora, Dynamo DB)
  • Experience working with Database monitoring and CI/CD tools (Redgate, Jenkins, PRTG, Check_MK, Datadog)