HP NonStop Database Administrator (Ref. No.: 23215558)

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Job description, responsibilities and duties
First Data is a leading provider of payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants around the world. With over 42 Billion merchant transactions annually and nearly 750 Million credit/debit cards on file, First Data powers the payments value chain in over 80 countries across the globe. We are proud of our extensive customer relationships supporting over 7,000 financial institutions and the largest merchant distribution network in the industry with over 1,200 partners servicing merchants large and small.

Our 25,000 employees are industry experts helping businesses simplify payment processing and improve the customer experience with our broad portfolio of solutions, including: Credit and Debit card issuing and acquiring, STAR® PIN-Debit Network, Point of Sale Terminals and deployment services via our subsidiary, TASQ Technology, Gift Card and Loyalty Solutions, TeleCheck® Electronic Check Acceptance Services, MoneyNetwork® Payroll Distribution, eCommerce and online banking solutions, world-class security services like our new TransArmorsm STAR® CertiflashSM Solutions, and more.

First Data. Beyond the Transaction.

Job Description

The HP NonStop Database Administrator will be responsible for all database related tasks for the HP NonStop environment. The primary responsibility is the operation and maintenance of the systems database. This position will be leading the design, maintenance, troubleshooting and other aspects of support. There will also be on-call responsibility from a system administration perspective, as this position will participate in the service delivery on-call rotation. Additionally, this person works with business leaders and other technical staff groups and is responsible for business-critical audit and compliance issues. The HP NonStop Database Administrator is expected to follow standard change and problem management processes.

Ensures day-to-day operations of HP NonStop system, including an on-call duty
Maintains the HP NonStop database and tables in NonStop SQL
Evaluates the database design from a production perspective
Monitors and fine-tunes the productive HP NonStop databases for core applications
Performance and capacity planning incl. reporting
Runs backups, reloads and initiates reorganization of database
Supports the users in the production environment
Supports HP NonStop Systems Programmer during release changes and patches
Supports projects that affect the HP NonStop system

Candidate Requirements

Degree in computer science or related field
4+ years of relevant experience as a database administrator (HP NonStop SQL)
Comfortable with all aspects of maintenance and administration of HP NonStop systems, esp. database related work during installation and configuration, planning and implementing release changes and patches
Experiencee with the maintenance and administration of of HP NonStop security concept
Knowledge of performance and capacity planning and enhancement
Excellent knowledge of HP NonStop SQL database
Good knowledge of backup/restores, archiving and disaster recovery of the systems
Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (TACL Macro language; TAL and TEXEC)
Ability to provide 24x7 on call support
Problem solving skills, troubleshooting and analytical skills
Self-direction and service orientation with a strong focus on team work
Attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and to prioritize tasks appropriately
Excellent skills in written and verbal English

Additional language(s)
Strong inter-personal communication skills
Experience of working for a global organization
HP NonStop OS
HP NonStop SQL
Scripting (TACL Macro language; TAL and TEXEC)
MS Office


Contact information:
Tomaš Masar
+421 2 6828 5170

First Data's Global Operations and Technology division closely integrates operations, technology and product development to make sure we have the right platforms in place today and into the future to meet the ever changing demands of our partners. With nearly 17,000 employees O&T makes sure we offer the security, reliability, speed, and simplicity that our customers look for in a processing provider.

O&T is a large organization touching nearly every aspect of First Data service delivery, including; product development; client project delivery; infrastructure operations; global service delivery; information services, strategic sourcing, and enterprise security, risk and compliance into a single end-to-end organization.
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Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)


Main focus of the company's activities
Information technology, computer programming, web portals
Number of employees
250-499 employees

ID: 1216091   Dátum zverejnenia: 5.3.2012  
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