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Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: New Delhi, HR, IN

Company: Boston Scientific

Location: Gurgaon, Haryana, India







Boston Scientific is looking for an experienced, senior level Database Administrator responsible for the design, performance, integrity and security of a database management system within an Infrastructure Operations Center of Excellence at the IS India Center.


key Responsbilities:


  • Implements and maintains smooth operation and physical design of databases.
  • Conducts performance tuning of indexes and databases in general.
  • Reviews database design and integration of systems, ensures backup recoverability and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements.
  • Maintains security and integrity controls.
  • Formulates policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management, and monitors transaction activity and utilization.
  • May develop stored procedures and/or triggers.
  • Provides capacity planning for server resources, including disk space, based on monitoring of system utilization and growth.
  • Installs and tests new versions of BBD Instances
  • Analyzes system problems by identifying root-cause, evaluating costs and benefits of using alternate procedures, and initiates solutions to eliminate or reduce problems and improve services
  • Researches new technologies and their potential match to business solutions by reviewing product information, managing product demonstrations, service and cost benchmarking and proposing appropriate recommendations for implementation
  • Creates and maintains system documentation according to the IS methodology (proposals, designs, and other deliverables as necessary)
  • Accountable for technical issue resolution including diagnosis of problem, recommendations for workarounds, and defect correction
  • Maintains collaborative working relationship with IS project teams, IS services (database, data center, servers, desktop, networking, security), and software vendors, as needed
  • Researches and applies new technologies, development techniques and best practices by leveraging experience, industry contacts, seminars, and books
  • Leverages software version control tools and provides software configuration management support
  • Works closely with the project team (internal and external) to assure a timely solution
  • Adheres to project plans, tasks, and deliverables; identifies dependencies and resource requirements
  • Appropriately communicates deliverable status, escalates issues, and manages timelines and action items
  • Peer review other developers code for logic, best practices, and coding standards
  • Mentor and coach more junior resources




  • Engineering Degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, IT and in a related discipline from recognized & reputed higher education institutions.
  • Strong Database & Should be expert in implementing and supporting multiple database technologies including SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, AWS-RDS and other DB platform involving Replication, Availability groups, log shipping and clusters.
  • Extensive experience in business process & system analysis role and managing large IT projects.
  • Experience working in an agile team.
  • Self-starter with strong, proactive work ethic and fast learner.
  • Being imaginative & having high creative quotient with hunger for learning & sharing.
  • Creative thinker to look for continued ways to utilize and optimize capabilities of the system.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, with the ability to effectively communicate with leadership
  • Proven ability to quickly troubleshoot issues using a sound and logical approach to deliver a valid solution
  • Setting up and/or managing database instances hosted on
  •  will be an added advantage
  • Basic understanding of virtualization and backup
  • Should be expert in implementing and supporting multiple database technologies including SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, AWS-RDS and other DB platform involving Replication, Availability groups, log shipping and clusters.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people in other areas across the enterprise (geographical and functional) to accomplish desired outcomes
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and methodologies
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Ability to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope and complexity
  • Demonstrates a broad knowledge of a variety of alternatives and their impact on the business unit
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience documenting and developing within a regulated industry
  • Exceptional organizational & time management skills
  • Experience with Medical Device or Life Sciences beneficial


Soft Skills:


  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including oral, written, and listening skills with a track record of communicating complex concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff, including at senior executive levels
  • A positive attitude, innovative and creative thinker
  • Responsible risk taking and risk management


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in related field.
  • Experience working on large scale projects involving Database transformation.
  • Experience in Product Teams, Agile and SCRUM methodologies.
  • Experience working on solutions in a controlled environment.
  • Extensive experiences in deploying Cloud native database such RDS, MongoDB, QLDB and any other NoSQL implementations
  • Public Cloud (aws, azure etc) & Terraform automation scripting experiences are Plus
  • Programming experiences in Python, Java or any other scripting language gets additional Plus





About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 472324


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