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Danaher Corporation Senior Database Administrator in Bromma, Sweden

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do

As a member of the new Cytiva Hosting team, you will partner with application teams, cloud engineers, infrastructure organization and other database administrators to ensure the performance, scalability and reliability of our application ecosystem. You’ll be responsible for the health and security of the databases by collaborating across the organization to deliver robust, stable solutions.

Role Responsibilities

  • Monitor and maintain database health and security

  • Monitor database performance and configure to optimize performance

  • Schedule and perform regular database maintenance

  • Manage risks and develop risk mitigation strategies

  • Set and maintain database standards, including adherence to required policies

  • Control access permissions and privileges

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot errors, including off-hours as needed

  • Assist with schema design, code review and SQL query tuning

  • Ensure proper organization of data

  • Support application/product releases

  • Produce documentation, including data standards, procedures and data dictionaries

  • Develop, manage and test backup and recovery plans

  • Ensure storage and archiving procedures

  • Carry out capacity planning

  • Identify opportunities and automate repetitive tasks

  • Define and communicate operational metrics

  • Recommend and implement emerging trends

  • Lead virtual teams, assigning work, managing backlogs, tracking deliverables and removing roadblocks

  • Coach and mentor team members across the organization

  • Share best practices across the organization

Who you are

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other technical / IT field, or similar related industry experience

  • 10+ year of experience as a Database Administrator

  • Experience in Database Technologies (MS SQL, Oracle)

  • Expert knowledge of data and schema standards and concepts

  • Expert knowledge of database design, implantation, troubleshooting and maintenance

  • Migration project experience

  • General Unix and Windows knowledge

  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and / or industry activities

  • Experienced with all phases of systems lifecycle, including planning new solutions through roll-out and operational support

  • Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

  • Strong sense of ownership

  • Very good command of English – spoken and written

  • Desired characteristics include:

  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS)

  • Systems analysis and design experience

  • ITIL principles

Preferences

  • Excellent communication skills, presenting, listening and informing. Can communicate up, down and across the organization

  • Quick to embrace new technologies and ability to train others

  • Works well in a fast-paced environment

  • Client focused attitude

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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