Database Management Senior Specialist

Aggregate function:  Technology
Business Area:  VT Vodafone IT
Posting Country:  Türkiye
Date Posted:  8 May 2024
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.


Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

We are looking for a Database Senior Specialist


Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. As you can imagine, this means that we have a vibrant and diverse mix of skills and people making Vodafone a great place to work.

Job Responsibility

Your place in the team

• Oracle Database Installation, Creation, Migration, Patching, Upgrades, admin utilities/console
• Responsible for ensuring database backups and restores to include scheduled testing and validation
• Monitor and tune database performance, participate in capacity planning, including processing, storage, and back-up/recovery capacity
• Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
• Evolve the database environment within the organization, including better information delivery mechanisms, methodologies, and architecture
• Resolve problems in database bottleneck areas with tuning
• Controlling access permissions and privileges
• Ensuring that storage, archiving, backup and recovery procedures are functioning correctly
• Proactive monitoring of deployed systems and HW/SW components
• Bachelor or graduate degree in computer science (or related field)
• Ensure that VF HSE&W procedures are implemented and works carried out in compliance with local HSE regulations.
• Ensure that work associated risks are assessed and reduced so far as is reasonably practicable
• Comply with VFTR’s information security policy, standards and procedures, available under Intranet / Corporate Security Library,
• Report all suspected security and/or policy breaches, potential security risks to VF TR Corporate Security,
• Protect VF TR’s information assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference,
• Protect user accounts and associated passwords , and accept accountability for any actions performed via usage of those accounts.
• Ensure that VFTR  BCM policy /standard ,procedures ,plans  implemented and works carried out in compliance with   BS 25999 -2:2007  Standard 
• Ensure that BCM  risks are assessed and mitigated  so far as is reasonably practicable in VFTR  Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
• Ensure VTR BCMS by planning, establishing, embedding, implementing, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving within VFTR

We are looking for you if you have

• At least 2 years of experience in database environment
• Strong background in database concepts / strategies
• Capacity monitoring and management capabilities
• Configure new Oracle Databases, implementing new releases and patches
• Tuning of SQL and PL/SQL
• Managing and monitoring of Oracle databases 
• Implementation of Oracle Recovery Manager for database backups
• Managing and monitoring Data Guard systems
• Managing  Oracle Enterprise Manager 
• Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
• Strong query and database tuning skills
• Python or Java knowledge is preferred
• Eager to improve technical skills
• Extensive UNIX shell scripting, PLSQL, and SQL skills
• Fast troubleshooting and resolution skills
• Data Replication (Oracle GoldenGate, Data Integration, Abinitio etc.) and Exadata experience preferred
• Experience in using Python or Ansible to automate infrastructure tasks is plus
• Fluency in English

#Li-Hybrid working model

Get to know us

If you want to know more about us and what we do, then visit our website:

Diversity and Inclusion

At Vodafone, we embrace and welcome everyone. We believe that we can operate more successfully and effectively with diverse teams. And we can only leverage this diversity by building an inclusive culture where everyone is respected, can be themselves and strive to be their best. That way we can create a better future for our employees, our partners, the communities we work in and our customers.


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.