The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods.
The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations.
These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency.
Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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Infrastructure DBA Administrator
Infrastructure DBA Administrator
Location : Athens / Other in Europe
Role overview : IT Infrastructure DBΑ Administrator participates in the team that designs, configures, and supports Databases on physical or Cloud servers and storage solutions.
He has a global view over his workloads to ensure capacity management.
Reports To : EMEA IT System Admin Leader
Direct reports : No
Responsibilities and Duties
Analyze requests from project or incidents, study constraints and bring expertise to identify and design adapted solutions to roll out.
Participate to the definition of DBs for Infrastructure solutions, in collaboration with the Architects.
Assess and analyze technical impacts of new solutions and validate their compatibility with existing tools and uses.
Ensure compliance between solutions deployed with group guidelines and good practice.
Manage the configuration of DBs and their systems accordingly.
Ensure availability and performance of DBs and their servers.
Define technical procedures, security norms and guideline to uses of EMEA IT tools according to business and internal needs.
Guarantee security among solutions according to group security standards.
Identify new technical opportunities for internal clients.
Foster operational workload delegation, either internally or externally, to allow better focus on build and architecture work.
Promote and monitor KPIs related to DB perimeter.
Internal and External Interactions
Inside the companyHierarchically attached to the IT System Admin LeaderInteract with the Group Architects in each Service LinesRegional IT Teams or administrators to coordinate actionsAddress Group level Infrastructure Manager when necessaryParticipate to project steering committee meetings in his perimeter
Outside the companyInfrastructure solution providersSubcontractors related to infrastructure management
Qualifications & Experience
7 to 8 years of practical experience in DBA and System technologies
Strong knowledge in DB architecture and technologies (Oracle and MS SQL)
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering
Knowledge of System Infrastructure On-Premises and Cloud
Knowledge of scripting with MS Power-Shell
Knowledge of security standards
English speaking (fluent)
Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company
Conversant in French or another European language would be advantageous
AWS RDS Knowledge
Skills & Person Specification
Ability to work within a culturally diverse global company
Ability to organize / coordinate operations around global solutions within a multi local organization
Ability to manage and coordinate projects involving several actors of information systems : hosting, network, applications, systems, security ...
Capability to discuss within all organizations / countries in Imerys - in particular the partnership with the communications function is key for the success
Strong organizational, resource management and planning skills
Problem solving ability with a rigorous mind-set
Continuous improvement mindset