Job ref no.: JR00055337
Sun Life Hong Kong Ltd

Senior Specialist , Technology Infrastructure (Database Administration)

Sun Life Hong Kong Ltd


  • Responsible for database management and operation in the following areas:
    • DBMS administration
    • Implement DB operation plan
    • Implement DB backup and recovery plan
    • DB hardening
    • Troubleshooting on DBMS problem
    • Assist DB system capacity planning
    • Performance tuning
    • Handle user request and DB promotion
  • To work with and coordinate with Vendor for the following areas:
    • Ensure the stability and reliability of responsible computer systems in providing good quality of services to the business units at all time.
    • Review the systems and data centre health check reports and ensure that all the systems are running properly and in good health status.
    • Capacity planning for responsible systems in order to support the business growth.
    • Ensure the system security in accordance with corporate standard.
    • Ensure responsible systems can be recovered in accordance with the Business Continuity Plan.
    • Plan and schedule the preventive maintenance for all the systems.
    • Provide procurement services for evaluating the system solutions, recommendations, and vendor sourcing.
    • Work and coordinate with vendors including Central System for trouble shooting, system implementation, and migration.
    • Ensure that all the system changes are approved by management and properly logged in the database.
    • Ensure that all the system problems are properly attended and logged in the database.
    • Review, analyse, and prioritise the services request to meet the customer satisfaction.
    • Ensure critical data backup and protection with detail plan
  • Vendor & project co-ordination.
  • To handle ad-hoc assignments.


  • Higher Diploma in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in systems and DB administration
  • Experience in administration of SQL Server and Oracle is a must
  • Experience in DB2/Informix/PostgreSQL/Aurora/DynamoDB/ UNIX env. (AIX/Linux) with scripting knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience in Window 2012/2016/2019 (including Active Directory Administration), ESXi, VDI, AIX, AWS cloud is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Application Servers (IIS, Websphere and JBOSS), TSM Backup software, Monitoring Software (sitescope), Job Scheduling tools (Control-M) and Lotus Notes/Exchange is an advantage
  • Self-starter, collaborative, creative, pragmatic and customer orientation
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and independently
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and coaching skills
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese 

We offer 5-day work, attractive salary, MPF, group life and group medical insurance and excellent career development opportunities to the right candidate.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Application forms and resume will be kept for a period of 24 months after completion of the recruitment process. (All information will be held in strict confidence and only used for recruitment purpose.)

More job information
Job ref no. JR00055337
  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan
  • Work from home
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree