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Senior Database Administrator

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Krakow, PL, 30-415

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 42546

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


What happens when you combine technology with travel? Sabre! Did you know that cutting-edge technology is used at Sabre by more than 1 billion people around the globe? Did you know that Sabre processes approximately 85,000 transactions per second for the largest industry in the world - travel and tourism? Now that we have your attention, Sabre is an innovative technology company that leads the travel industry by helping our customers (and employees) succeed. We are looking for forward-thinking, creative people who take ownership of results and make things happen. If this sounds like you, consider joining our team.

Job Description

Senior Database Administrator

The Database Administration team works with the Travel Solutions Product Development teams delivering travel solutions across the enterprise. Our Team provides operational database support for activities necessary to implement and maintain the database system for a product. We not only plan complex databases, including operational procedures and protection but also ensure accuracy and consistency of data, maintain security and integrity controls. We work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. We are technology innovators using cutting edge technologies.


•    Provides technical assistance to development teams
•    Optimizes physical data structures, generates scripts to create database objects such as tables, partitions, indexes, views, sequences, etc.
•    Moves, rebuilds, or changes database objects as required, assists with impact analysis of any changes made to database objects
•    Performs SQL review and performance tuning
•    Assist in developing archive and purge procedures for historical data
•    Proactively monitors and fixes databases availability and performance issues
•    Uses and develops database automation tools to automate repetitive tasks
•    Creates and maintains Oracle databases required for development and testing usage (non-production environments)

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 3 years of related experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with Oracle database systems.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of ‪SQL language‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
  • Experienced in managing database objects, including tables, partitions, indexes, views, sequences
  • Expertise in database performance tuning troubleshooting using TOAD or SQL Developer or Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Basic knowledge of UNIX/Linux from DBA perspective
  • Basic knowledge of ITIL best practices and tools (ServiceNow, BMC Remedy, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Nice to have
  • Experience with design, installation, and troubleshooting of data replication tools such as Oracle GoldenGate and Oracle Data Guard
  • Experience with PL/SQL programming
  • Experienced in any of NoSQL technologies such as Couchbase, MongoDB, Redis or Cassandra
  • Experienced with Linux system monitoring and analysis
  • Knowledge / Experience with storage administration

Why it is worth working with us?

  • Profit from our VIP medical package with free travel insurance and dental care, sport medicine, life insurance and Benefit System
  • Lift your qualifications through challenging tasks, knowledge sharing sessions, wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement
  • Work in modern office with comfortable location, no dress code, flexible working time and get additional day off
  • Use your car or bike to get to the office - free of charge parking lot for employees; get support from Eco Team
  • Enjoy friendly atmosphere, free gifts for employees and explore new technologies at our Innovation Lab
  • Join one of 10 Sabre communities and develop your hidden skills and potential; give help and get fun taking part in numerous charity actions
  • Recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus



We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as we progress your application. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will proceed in the selection process. To learn more about the people and culture at Sabre, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn


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