Senior Database Administrator (MSSQL – Performance tuning expert)

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Bangkok, Thailand

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 2.5 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 4,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Get to Know Our Team
​The Data department oversees all of Agoda’s data-related requirements. Our ultimate goal is to enable and increase the use of data in the company through creative approaches and the implementation of powerful resources such as operational and analytical databases, queue systems, BI tools, and data science technology. We hire the brightest minds from around the world to take on this challenge and equip them with the knowledge and tools that contribute to their personal growth and success while supporting our company’s culture of diversity and experimentation. The role the Data team plays at Agoda is critical as business users, product managers, engineers, and many others rely on us to empower their decision making. We are equally dedicated to our customers by improving their search experience with faster results and protecting them from any fraudulent activities. Data is interesting only when you have enough of it, and we have plenty. This is what drives up the challenge as part of the Data department, but also the reward.

The Opportunity  
In Agoda, we have 800+ MSSQL instances across 5 data centers which have 7 nines uptime to serve customers, affiliates, and Agoda employee users around the world.

We have been working on a big scale of fast & safe database CI/CD pipeline with involved 1,000+ Engineers in IT department and it leads to having new 50-100 store procedures deployment on production every day.

As Senior DBA, you will have a big challenge & opportunity to help define, standardized, and provide the best practice of T-SQL query performance to make sure query performance is optimized to run all apps and databases together efficiently.

In This Role, You’ll Get to

  • Work with CI/CD engineering team to create excellent database performance checks to do performance tests before going to deploy on production.
  • Be a mentor in the performance tuning area and able to give advice & best practices technique to the development & DBA team.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Solid production experiences in a “high transactional” 24×7 OLTP of MS SQL Server administration.
  • Expert in T-SQL query, Optimizer, and Execution plan principles
  • Excellent English is written and verbal communication.
  • Be able to work multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
  • Be able to attend On-Call rotation

It’s Great If You Have

  • Storage, windows OS, Network principle
  • MCSA, MCSE, and/or MVP certifications

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Meet the Team

Pattararat Kongkietvanitch Working with talented people at Agoda has improved my skills and accelerated my career progression. Given the scale that Agoda handles, learn new things every day and have been given the opportunity to work with different tech and business stacks from end to end. Pattararat Kongkietvanitch Development Manager

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Agoda Careers - Bangkok Our operating headquarters are based in the Thai capital of Bangkok, where we employ over 2,000 people from around the globe. While it’s 30°C+ outside, Agodans don’t sweat, knowing they have the coolest jobs out there. If you’re successful at getting a role based in Bangkok, we’ll provide relocation support for you and your family to help you move and settle into your new environment. Read More

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