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DB Specialist

Job ID: 122911 
Required Travel :Minimal 
Managerial - No
Location: MEXICO- GUADALAJARA (Amdocs Site) 

Who are we?

At Amdocs, our purpose is to enrich lives and progress society. With our creativity and technology, we help make a better connected world. Amdocs and its 25,000 employees serve the leading players in the communications and media industry, enabling next-generation experiences in 85 countries. Our cloud-native, open and dynamic portfolio of digital solutions, platforms and services brings greater choice, faster time to market and flexibility, to better meet the evolving needs of our customers as they drive growth, transform and take their business to the cloud. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $4.1 billion in fiscal 2019. For more information, visit Amdocs at

In one sentence

We are seeking a Database Specialist to join our team. In this position, you will help us to grow and maintain all database environments at the best possible level and also excel in innovating/onboarding new technologies. Our ideal applicant has a bachelor's degree in computer science and 6+ years of database management or development experience

What will your job look like?

  • You will provide database supreme level problem solving services to all stakeholders during project lifecycle (from Development till post production) by clarifying and addressing permanent and efficient solutions to complex and unusual problems
  • You will provide DB professional guidance and coaching to project management and development teams, implementation groups as well as customer architects - internal and external Amdocs customers, including stakeholders without database understanding.
  • You will design, develop, configure and administer large and critical database systems ensuring high performance and improve highly complex code where conventional approaches do not help
  • You will lead and define tuning database parameters (physical layout and memory buffers) and promote the standardization per product cross customers world wide
  • You will design strategy for DB working processes (e.g. backup & recovery) during project life cycle and translate and guide until implementation; you will lead and build team knowledge capabilities and versatility and personal skills variety
  • Assess our current databases for weaknesses and improvements.
  • Monitoring Terabyte sized databases across the globe
  • Respond to all tasks in the team's pool involving teamwork across multiple teams.
  • Ensure the security of data and database clusters
  • Provide database technical support to the organization (including On-Call rotations)

All you need is...

  • Bachelor / B.Sc. in computer science or equivalent
  • 2- 4 + years of experience in database administration and SQL performance tuning
  • 1+ years of experience administering AWS RDS Aurora PostgreSQL/MySQL databases
  • 1+ years of experience working with MongoDB or any NoSQL databases
  • Experience with shell scripting, python
  • Comfortable with all OS types, mostly UNIX based operating systems
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Knowledge of monitoring with prometheus and grafana is an asset
  • Nice to have: AWS certifications
  • Any two skills from below list:
    • AWS VPCs/Security Groups (Nice to have)
    • AWS MSK, Apache Kafka (Preferible)
    • Redshift and Dynamo DB (Preferible)
    • Terraform & Ansible (Nice to have)
    • Elasticcache (Nice to have)

Why you will love this job:

  • You will have the opportunity to work in a growing organization, with ever growing opportunities for personal growth and one of the highest scores of employee engagement in Amdocs.
  • You will be able to use your specific insights into variety of projects to overcome technical challenge while continuing to deepen your area of knowledge.
  • You will have the opportunity to work in multinational environment for the global market leader in its field

 Amdocs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce                  

reasons to work for amdocs

Card image cap Join a leading global software and services provider championing creativity and technology to build a better connected world

Card image cap Touch the lives of over 3 billion people by enabling connectivity, stimulating commerce and economic growth, and inspiring people through the power of entertainment

Card image cap Work for a company that serves the world’s largest communications and media companies, including AT&T, Orange, Sky, T-Mobile, and Vodafone

Card image cap Be part of a company that engages in relationships with over 600+ leading film studios, TV networks and producers like Disney, Warner Bros and Sony

Card image cap Help drive partnerships with some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, IBM, Google and Microsoft to take the industry to the cloud

Card image cap Immerse yourself in one of the largest end-to-end DevOps departments in our industry

Card image cap Join a diverse and inclusive work environment, advancing the communities in which we work while creating sustainable products and services

Card image cap Grow with a global leader with opportunities to develop, learn and upskill yourself


Perks And Benefits

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Treat yourself with generous holidays gifts from Amdocs

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Access tons of complementary learning and upskilling programs to stay on top of what's new in your field

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Enjoy our generous paid parental leave policy

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Enjoy a wide range of fun company activities for you and your family

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Secure your and your family's future with Life and Disability insurance

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Take paid time off to volunteer for the causes that you're passionate about

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Explore internal mobility opportunities. Experience different roles within Amdocs

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Stay grounded with wellbeing and mediation courses, lectures and self-development tools