Vacancy Type:
03 (Bwin)
About The Role
Our technology teams won't settle for second place when it comes to keeping millions of customers up with the action. That's why we give them the best resources to work with. Bring your focused expertise and drive to a business that will give you the freedom to innovate and explore. Join bwin (a part of GVC) as a DBA Oracle in Vienna and grab your opportunity to make things better for millions of sports betting and gaming customers worldwide. For the Good of Entertainment.
You will operate the complete bwin Oracle and Mysql DB estates for both internal and external customers, ensuring optimal performance and availability.
In this position you will be able to move “things” forward, make a positive impact on the performance of the proprietary platform DB and implicitly on company’s success.

Your Arena: 

  • Proactive monitoring of GVC database services in order to prevent, wherever possible, incidents from occurring and thereby maximizing service availability and performance
  • Ensure Operational Incidents and Change Requests are resolved within defined SLAs
  • Ensure Disaster Recovery readiness for all applicable database services to minimize RTO (recovery time objective)
  • Maintain regular backups of supported database services to minimize data loss in case of a critical failure
  • Maintain and update where applicable the database standards in line with Oracle Database Engineering’s guidelines and ensure that these standards are implemented and adhered to during maintenance and new implementations
  • Implement, maintain, operate and support all internal and external customer facing database services
  • Contribute to the 24/7 on-call cover provided to critical services
  • Support the software development lifecycle process and assist in the deployment of new releases into the database environment and ensure these are performed within agreed service levels
  • Monitoring of all Systems in the portfolio of Oracle DBA TEAM using Cloud Control
  • Proactive Incident management: evaluate and provide solutions for warning alerts before they move to critical state
  • Reactive Incident Management: evaluate critical alerts, provide fixes and workarounds as appropriate
  • Support adjacent teams (engineering groups) on software releases
  • Perform Database Upgrades in conjunction with the Tech Leads
Additional Information
 Your Entrance Ticket: 

  • 5 to 10 years of relevant Oracle database administration experience
  • Experience in operating Oracle RAC DBs on Solaris or Linux
  • Experience in Oracle database maintenance in a high data volume and high security environments
  • Affinity towards Troubleshooting
  • Good Solaris/Linux Shell Scripting skills
  • Good PL/SQL programming skills
  • Proficient in SQL Performance tuning
  • Excellent English, German is a plus
  • Good communicator and listener, or willingness to expand these skills
  • Strong service focus
  • Driven, robust, self-motivated, delivery focused and able to withstand 24/7 pressure

Would be a Plus:

  • Experience with any of the following Technologies:
    • Oracle Super Cluster, Oracle Exadata, Oracle ZFS Appliance, Oracle Storage Cells
Ready to bring it on? Bring your resilience to GVC and you can be bold. For the Good of Entertainment, Apply Now!
About The Company

Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well-known brands in the industry, such as Ladbrokes, bwin, and Coral. We’ve a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.

Our Culture As Real As It gets

At GVC we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.