Sr. Database Engineer - REF5215V

  • Singapore, Singapore
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

This is a software development role, specialising in the design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of database tables and code, as part of overall enterprise applications. The individual should be well versed in database design and development practices and principles. The individual will share the responsibility of overall database implementation in various applications used by different business lines.

This is an individual contributor role responsible for implementing business solutions and taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. This role serves as a technical/functional specialist and works as part of a software team in waterfall and agile environments. 


  • Participate in software requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing and maintenance as part of a software project delivery team.
  • Work closely with other software engineers, infrastructure engineering, product development, business operations, and technical operations to ensure delivery of business solutions.
  • Provide technical expertise to design efficient and cost effective solutions for Oracle database systems. This may include building a solution in prototype and taking it live through a formal project life cycle.
  • Where necessary, provide database engineering support for databases in various environments including development, QA, performance, pre-production.
  • Proactive and reactive analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution of escalated (level 3) issues.
  • 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.
  • Automate deployment and configuration management as part of application software solutions.
  • Be the subject matter expert for the technical and business logic implemented in the existing application codebase.
  • Write and maintain design, systems and operations documents.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 7+ years of Experience in database design, Installation, configuration, management and maintenance of Oracle databases.
  • Ensure High Availability of the database systems: Oracle backup & Recovery, clustering, replication.
  • Oracle Data Guard and Oracle RAC.  Ensure Recoverability of Oracle databases Maintain high standards of backup/recovery, conduct recovery/BRP tests.
  •  Ensure best performance of the critical databases through efficient maintenance and performance tuning.
  • Must Have Oracle Golden Gate Replication with Active-Active Datacenter replication Experience with CDR Exception handling Procedures.
  •  Knowledge of Oracle Grid Control is required
  • Must Have knowledge of Unix shell scripting .
  •  Knowledge on MYSQL Database is added Advantage.
  •  Ensure follow-the-sun support model and on-call support
  • Golden Gate 13C features and Advantages is required..
  •  Write and maintain design, systems and operations documents.

Additional Information

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