Technical Lead- Database

Technical Lead- Database

As MySQL/ SQL Server Lead, you will be responsible for monitoring, managing, and scaling production databases, implement sharing, clustering, load balancing to deliver world class scalability, performance and reliability. You will be working with engineers, architects, infrastructure teams, testing teams and senior management.


  • Experience setting up and managing MySQL or No- SQL databases like MongoDB .
  • Experience with MySQL/SQL Server monitoring tools
  • Ability to work with other groups to design and implement distributed MySQL architecture that will support performance and scalability needs.
  • Strong knowledge and experiences in setting up and administering MySQL/SQL Server replication.
  • Develop and define product roadmaps and feature concepts
  • Create PRDs, agile stories, wireframes and establish key performance metrics for new feature and initiatives
  • UX Design: Created user journeys and user experience applications and business flows
  • Track all deployments to ensure the product is working as expected
  • Engage with customers and POCs to further product feedback, answer questions and engage internal technical teams as needed to ensure customer success.
  • Lead/Inspire technical product & Service delivery teams

Qualifications & Experience:

Must Have

  • 5+ years of experience acting as a DB Lead direct experience working with MySQL/SQL DB team
  • Responsible for developing, and implementing database systems, tools, and applications using the Microsoft SQL Server platform, Oracle or MySQL
  • Also work alongside the development team to support the existing code and databases.
  • Day to day work includes writing ad-hoc queries and stored procedures and optimizing queries. This position requires a thorough understanding of relational databases system


  • Drive – Demonstrates high levels of energy and persistence to achieve results
  • Delivery – Focuses on delivering results reliably, efficiently and effectively
  • Entrepreneurship – Spots and develops new business opportunities
  • Ownership – Seeks and takes accountability
  • Leadership – Inspires and energises others to achieve results
  • Communication and Impact on others – Builds engagement through active communication
  • Developing Others – Nurtures talent through investing time and energy in others
  • Commercial thinking and judgement – Understands key business drivers and the importance of using commercial acumen when making decisions
  • Collaboration - Encourages co-operation, networking and shared learning across our stakeholders
  • Building our reputation – Champions Hays’ reputation for “recruiting expertise” at all appropriate opportunities
  • Improvement – Focuses on the quality of outputs whilst pursuing improvement for the benefit of our clients, candidates and Hays
  • Future Oriented – Articulates a position on the future and identifies ways to bring this to reality for the benefit of the client, candidate and Hays

Next step

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