Senior DBA- Security- Dublin

  • Location:

    Dublin City Centre

  • Contact email:

  • Sector:


  • Contact phone:

    01 4744637

  • Job type:

    Full Time

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  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Contact email:

  • Consultant:

    Claire Kelly

Job description

Sigmar Recruitment have a new role available for a Senior DBA with a security focus in a Global Fintech Company based in Dublin.

What you will do:

This position will report to the IT Security Manager, and the successful candidate will work with various technical, development, Q/A, UAT, project management and vendor groups.

Job Duties in Brief:

  • Periodically review Oracle and SQL database environments for compliance with company security policies and standards and make recommendations for improving security.
  • Regularly assess and keep current database policies and standards to address potential vulnerabilities introduced by new versions or technologies.
  • Conduct ad hoc and scheduled risk assessments, audits, system reviews and vulnerability scans.  Using a combination of automated tools, manual methods, and interviewing techniques to gather the information necessary to provide written reports summarizing findings and recommendations.
  • Ensure (audit) that powerful database accounts are restricted and stored in Total Privileged Access Management (TPAM) appliance.
  • Participate in the incident response team in a hands-on, technical role.  Identify the root cause of security incidents. 
  • Recommend and implement solutions for limiting the scope of the incident.  Work with senior management to recommend and implement additional controls to prevent future incidents.
  • Deploy and maintain the database monitoring infrastructure, administering the rule base, generating reports, notification and investigation of policy violations.
  • Deploy and administer the database encryption infrastructure, software, key management solution, generate reports and investigate general support issues.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Database and security certifications preferred:  Oracle Certified Professional, MCDBA (Microsoft SQL)
  • Four or more years supporting and maintaining an Oracle/MSSQL infrastructure in a distributed global environment. 
  • Two or more years’ experience securing a Oracle/MSSQL database environment.
  • Must have experience in a similar work environment and role, with multiple priorities and deadlines on a daily basis with high attention to detail.
  • Experience working in security-oriented, regulated environments.
  • Experience with IBM Security Guardium
  • Experience with Imperva SecureSphere DAM (not required but would be a plus)
  • Experience with data encryption solutions (Oracle/MSSQL TDE, Guardium GDE, etc)
  • Securing, monitoring and auditing Oracle and MSSQL database environments.
  • Familiarity with best practices surrounding security incident response.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze, qualify and report on database security issues. 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal and presentation skills.  
  • Ability to travel as needed

To apply for this role or for more info, please contact Claire on or call +35314744637

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