Location: India Goa   Type: Full Time


Over the past 30 years, OPTEL has made a name for itself not only as a world pioneer in traceability systems but also as a responsible socio-environmental leader. OPTEL wanted to strengthen its impact by partnering with other major global organizations that are committed to using the power of business to have a positive impact on communities and the environment. (B-CORP Certified).

Our organization is propelled by curious, motivated and proud humans who wish to collaborate together while maintaining quality human relationships allowing them to develop. Its leaders are people of opinion, passionate people determined to put collective creative intelligence at the service of the socio-environmental issues of our time. In short, with us, the corporate culture takes shape naturally around A common goal: to build together a better world for future generations.

Senior Database Specialist

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Database Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in database development and maintenance, with a proven track record of managing complex database systems. The Senior Database Specialist will be responsible for the design, implementation, and ongoing support of our database architecture, ensuring high availability, performance, and security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop robust, scalable, and secure database solutions that support the needs of the business.
  • Perform database tuning, optimization, and performance monitoring to ensure efficient operations.
  • Implement and maintain database security measures, including access controls and vulnerability assessments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate databases with other applications and systems.
  • Manage backup and disaster recovery procedures for databases.
  • Provide technical guidance 
  • Stay current with emerging database technologies, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Conduct regular database capacity planning to accommodate business growth and changes.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex database issues in a timely manner.
  • Document database architectures, procedures, and processes for internal and external stakeholder
  • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
  • Hands-on experience with database standards and end-user applications.
  • Expertise in data modeling and database design.
  • Proficient in database performance tuning and optimization.
  • Knowledge of database security, backup, and recovery techniques.
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as SQL, PL/SQL, or similar scripting languages.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Oracle Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Database Administrator) are highly desirable.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • University degree or relevant studies with significant experience as a database developer and/or DBA
  • Knowledge of software development and software development life cycle
  • In-depth understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, recovery, security and monitoring) 
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and other relational database
  • 8-10 years of experience with Transact SQL and other database programming languages 
  • Good knowledge of NoSQL databases and search and analytics engines (ex. Postgres, MongoDB, Elasticsearch)
  • Knowledge of application hosting and deployment in the cloud (Azure, GCP or AWS);
  • Knowledge of common programming languages, in particular C# and javascript, Python is a plus
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence, Analytics and ETL is a plus;
  • Knowledge of Behavior Driven Development is a plus