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Senior SQL DBA

Alter Domus Alter Domus

Madrid, Spain


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Senior SQL DBA

We are looking for a Database Administrator to join the Global IT Operations team. The scope of his/her work will be to participate in all Systems related projects, in an execution and coordination role with external parties.


  • Build database systems of high availability

  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications

  • Develop processes for optimizing database security

  • Monitor database performance, implement changes, and apply new patches and versions when required

  • Performance tuning of database systems

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors

  • Manage database access

  • Manage clear communication of progress/status with project stakeholders

  • Anticipate and evaluate risks

  • Comprehend complex technical details and relay information to both technical and business stakeholders

  • Creation of requirement documents upon completion of each project

  • Drive urgency towards customer lab/field issues with the support organization and internal development teams

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Reporting and resolution of issues, risks, and dependencies, proactively identifying potential planning gaps, suggesting mitigations to risks, actions to close issues or complete open items


  • Proven working experience as a Database Administrator

  • Good knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity, and performance monitoring standards

  • Understanding of relational and dimensional data modelling

  • Familiar with SSIS,SSRS,SSAS

  • Strong technical knowledge of Microsoft technologies, including server and client OS, Active Directory

  • Understanding of monitoring and reporting platforms, and associated tasks or operations

  • Being familiar with ITIL framework, tickets and Change management and associated workflows


  • At least 2 – 3 years of experience in database administration

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field

  • Experience with cloud services (Microsoft Azure) a plus

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to work with teams in multiple time zones

  • Able to interact with all levels of management

  • Experienced in manage challenging situations with key clients requirements and third party constrains, and expert in building consensus in such situations

  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints, and you maintain attention to detail in high-pressure situations

  • Able to coordinate multiple 3rd party providers

  • You are fluent in English

  • Willing to travel when needed

  • You are hands-on and not always play by the book.


We are Alter Domus. Our name means “The Other House” and we’re a world leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. We believe in being different. Here, you progress on merit, not who you know. You speak openly, whoever you’re speaking to. And it’s your freedom to decide which cutting-edge kind of finance professional you want to be. Join more than 4,000 fund administration, accounting, tax, loan administration and legal experts worldwide and take pride in being alternative.

Alter Domus clients include the world’s leading asset managers, lenders and asset owners. We’re specialists who use the most innovative technologies to create unparalleled solutions for the private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors. This is where standout talent advances what’s possible in fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, management company services, loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services.


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