Chennai, India Pune, India

Senior Database Administrator



Ciklum is looking for a Senior Database Administrator to join our team full-time in India.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role


  • Database migration from current on-premise database engines to target Azure Cloud database engines
  • Database administrators are responsible for troubleshooting and resolving issues related to on-premise and Azure databases
  • This includes diagnosing migration issues, and connectivity problems, monitoring resource utilization, and analyzing query performance
  • Regular maintenance tasks such as applying updates and patches should also be performed
  • Manage Azure databases and ensure their performance, security, and availability


  • Has 5+ years of experience in DBA, and support in Azure DB (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle & Maria DB)
  • Strong Oracle RAC knowledge in a mission-critical environment
  • Experience in migrating on-premise Databases to Azure Cloud using tools such as “ora2pg”:
    • Maria DB migration to Azure MySQL
    • Oracle RAC migration to Azure PostgreSQL
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replicationlog shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues, etc.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, and SQL Profile
  • Troubleshoot SQL Server-related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space, and other resource contention
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, and Replication. Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options
  • Strong knowledge of how indexes, index management, and integrity checks. How statistics work, how indexes are stored, and how they can be created and managed effectively
  • Knowledge of Azure tools (Profiler, DTA, SSMS, SAC, SSCM, PerfMon, DMVs, system sprocs)Documentation skills for processes and procedures (creating KBs, runbooks, topology, etc.)
  • Good command of English



  • Knowledge of UK and/or Euro payment scheme
  • Experience with microservice architecture projects
  • Hands-on experience with Docker

Personal skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to develop and solve complex tasks
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, as well as financial and legal consultation
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy license, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Flexibility: Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just don’t miss your regular team stand-up
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Resourcing Team helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfill your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

India is a strategic growth market for Ciklum.
Be a part of a big story created right now. Let’s grow our delivery center in India together! Boost your skills and knowledge: create and innovate with like minded professionals — all of that within a global company with a local spirit and start-up soul. 
Supported by Recognize Partners and expanding globally, we will engineer the experiences of tomorrow!

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.


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