Grade - 10A

Segment - Market Intelligence

The Role: Senior Database Administrator

The Location: Gurgaon

The Team:

  • You will be part of a world class Data Platform Services team supporting various product offerings of S&P; GLOBAL  powered by various middle tier, database and OS technologies and used by tens of thousands of users globally. The team is responsible for ensuring Greater Reliability, High Performance, High Availability and Scalability.
  • You will work with a global team of intelligent and ambitious professionals recruited from top industries. The team is responsible for the database support, administration, scalability, performance tuning, release and architecture of large-scale data processing, aggregation and retrieval systems.

The Impact:

  • This is an extremely visible role as the database is the backbone of our flagship products. These products rely on data to allow our customers to find the companies, securities and markets they are interested in, to explore the relationships between entities, and to search using public identifiers (CUSIPs, ISINs, SEDOLs, Tickers, etc). This critical backend driven data allow our users to value their portfolios, monitor market moving events, understand their risk and maintain their back office systems.
  • Contribute to the achievement of Database Administration objectives
  • Work on issues where analysis of situation or data requires review of relevant factors.

What’s in it for you:

  • This is the place to hone your existing database and leadership skills while having the chance to become exposed to fresh and divergent technologies (e.g. SQL Server Analysis Services, Oracle, SQL Server Replication, SQL Server Clustering, SQL Server-AlwaysOn, NoSQL, SOLR, Vertica, active-active Databases, and petabyte storage levels).
  • As a critical member of the team, you will have the opportunity collaborate with a global team of database administrators and engineers who have recently graduated as well as other team members who are experts in their domain.


  • As a Senior Database Administrator you will work within a global team of professionals to engineer SQL and  NOSQL data management applications in AWS. And also  you will , Administer, Manage, and Tune the multi-terabyte Database Systems that will enable S&P; Capital IQ  to ingest, manage, process and serve-up Market Data Products (Research Content, Pricing, Ratings & Financial Aggregates) as well as our highly transactional and dynamic web based CIQ Platform and MI platform.
  • Automate routine maintenance tasks using scripting technologies
  • Troubleshoot Infrastructure & application related issues to triage Major Incidents.
  • Analyze/research alternative solutions and develop/implement recommendations accordingly
  • Drive high availability, high efficiency, and low cost database solutions
  • Work with application teams to understand issues and propose solutions
  • Solve, non-routine problems and determine the best solution through cost/benefit analysis.
  • Work with other teams with in operations and peer groups like Development and QA as a lead and/or member.
  • Work with IT Server Management and other groups and make sure that all events, incidents and problems are resolved as per the SLA.
  • Contribute to best of breed product support tools including run books, monitoring, and knowledge bases to aid in the product support process.
  • Willing work on 24/7 shifts
  • Perform database backups/ refreshes in non-prod environments.
  • Participate 24x7 on call tier 3 support on a weekly rotating schedule
  • Contribute to process and troubleshooting documentation

What We’re Looking For:

  • We are looking for the kind of person who is not only a roll up the sleeves hard core database and AWS  technologist, but also a passionate database team member who can lead by example and motivate their peers to excel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering
  • 5+ years of hands-on database administration, support ,performance tuning and AWS Engineering experience
  • ITIL V3 Foundation Certified is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good MS SQL Server hands on experience
  • Good hands on experience in AWS Engineering
  • Experience with additional RDMS like NoSQL, SOLR, Vertica, Oracle, PostgreSQL , Search database Technologies such as Elasticsearch,SOLR,Casandra is a huge Plus
  • Good experience with database support, administration, performance tuning, and database monitoring.
  • Moderate Experience with Transactional Replication and Log Shipping is a must.
  • Basic knowledge on PowerShell or any other scripting or program language is a must.
  • Knowledge SQL Server Analysis Services is a plus.
  • Knowledge on Database Mirroring, AlwaysOn and Windows Clustering is a plus.
  • Experience with Automation technologies such as Cloudformation, Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins is a plus
  • Experience with Scripting languages such as Bash, powershell, Python is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems involving Client Libraries (like ADO.NET), Operating Systems, Network and Storage is a plus.
  • AWS Certification is huge plus

About S&P; Global Market Intelligence

At S&P; Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P; Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P; Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit, S&P; Global Market Intelligence

S&P; Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions on the basis of merit, capability and equality of opportunity, and without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law, or any other characteristic that has no bearing on a person’s ability to perform his or her job.

Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.


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