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Database Administrator (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Product & IT
Job field:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

We are looking for a Database Administrator (m/f/d) to support HRS Group in maintaining and developing the future of our DB2 environment.



Your challenges


  • Installation and maintenance of the DB2 databases (LUW)
  • Support of the DB2 application developers
  • System performance analysis and tuning
  • Database high availability operation (DB2-HADR)
  • DB2 SQL replication support and maintenance 
  • Error debugging and managing software issues with vendors
  • DB encryption and securing
  • Capacity and risk management
  • Regular documentation
  • On-call support for production environments



Your commitment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or comparable education
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as DB administrator (DB2, SQL)
  • Expertise system monitoring, maintenance, tuning and troubleshooting
  • Process-oriented work and analytical thinking
  • Good communication skills, ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work in a highly critical production environment
  • Willingness to take over responsibility and to gain expertise on new technologies
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written


The reward you get

At HRS we feel globally united and mutually responsible, a belief that is rooted in our company history and values: Thinking and acting like an entrepreneur, with everyone across the whole company being given the opportunity to take full ownership to deliver on our shared vision every single day.
You will work in a modern working environment with flexible working hours and the option to work from home. Our training and further education offers give you plenty of room for your personal growth and individual development.



The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 35 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 1.500 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.

Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution

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