Specialist Database Technology (all genders)

 StepStone ·  05.02.2019 ·  64293 ·  Merck KGaA


A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.   

Your role:

Be part of a global team that supports multiple database platforms around the world.  Tasks will range from installations, upgrades, performance tuning, disaster recovery planning / testing, application database support, problem analysis and resolution. You are a self-motivated person with strong mix of technical and communication skills and the ability to get things done.  You are able to research issues and implement solutions in a disciplined manner. You are a team player that is willing to do your part to achieve the team’s goals. You are organized and can work numerous assignments at the same time.



Who you are: 


University degree (master) in computer science or comparable expertise

Minimum of 5+ years relevant experience in Oracle Database Administration.  Experience in HANA, DB2, MS SQL Server, Cassandra, MySQL, MongoDB helpful but not required

Working knowledge of Backup and Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Performance Tuning, Database Installation/Upgrade/Configuration

Disciplined to work within Compliance, Change Control environment

Good ITIL knowledge, certification of advantage

Experience with Oracle RAC, Data Guard, OEM preferred

Experience in the operation of IT systems in the context of the pharma industry is of advantage

Flexibility to work off hours and provide on call support to support business and projects




What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at come2merck.com





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