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MUFG Assistant Vice President - Data Management and Administration / Senior Database SME in United States

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.


Responsible for managing, maintaining, enhancing and strategic development of all database related technologies in EMEA as well as internationally for the Securities and Bank Business.


The Database Operations team are responsible for providing 24x7 RDBMS and NoSQL database support in EMEA and internationally for the Securities and Bank Business.


  • Performing daily health and compliance checks for all Production systems.

  • Making sure the database systems backups are successful, and resolving any issues promptly.

  • Ensuring the successful operation of database jobs and prompt problem-solving.

  • Promptly detecting and satisfactorily resolving database monitoring alerts.

  • Safeguarding adequate capacity to support projected Business as Usual (BAU) growth.

  • Replying to all emails sent to the team's distribution list promptly.

  • Handling problem tickets and service requests efficiently with the customer's interest in mind.

  • Ensuring that the database platforms are highly available, reliable, secure, and high-performing.

  • Responsible for database installation, configuration, tuning, upgrades and general maintenance activities.

  • Providing technical support to application support and development teams.

  • Providing consultancy to application support and development teams on database and systems design.

  • Executing disaster recovery procedures when necessary.

  • Applying database security updates as per defined policies.

  • Reviewing and subsequently remediating items detected by Qualys vulnerability and compliance scans.

  • Ensuring that all project/investment related workloads are delivered according to plans and budget defined.

  • Ensuring all operational procedures are kept current and accurate.

  • Participating in On-Call rotation, triaging and addressing production issues as they arise.

  • Identifying cost saving and optimisation opportunities within MUS EMEA and the wider MUFG group.

  • Building strong relationships across the Bank and Securities with other Bank and Securities functions and business areas, underpinned by trust and the core values of the bank.


We are looking for an experienced Database Specialist with the following skills and qualifications:


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Database Specialist role.

  • Advanced proficiency in multiple database platforms such as MSSQL, Oracle, Sybase, Snowflake, and MongoDB.

  • Expertise in configuring Linux and Windows operating systems for prime database performance.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of networking, storage, server, and virtualization layers.

  • Proficiency in logical and physical database design.

  • Capable of effective database installation and configuration.

  • Experienced in backup and recovery strategies.

  • Aptitude for database performance and tuning.

  • Experience in database migrations and upgrades.

  • Proficiency in clustering and high-availability.

  • Capable of managing replication and disaster recovery.

  • Expertise in database security and auditing.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of data security governance and regulations such as GDPR and SOX.


  • Familiarity with versions of MSSQL, Oracle, SAP (Sybase) ASE and MongoDB.

  • Knowledge of Snowflake.

  • Experience with SQL, T-SQL, and PL-SQL.

  • Command of high-level programming languages such as Python, Perl, Bash, PowerShell, C#, Java, Ruby.

  • Familiarity with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Solaris.

  • Knowledge of Windows Server, BMC Control-M, ESX VMWare, Nutanix HCI, Rubrik.

  • Familiarity with EMC and HDS storage arrays, EMC Networker, Data Domain, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager.

  • Knowledge of Active Directory, LDAP, Kerberos, GitHub, Subversion, TeamCity, CyberArk, Splunk, QRadar, Qualys.

  • Familiarity with SharePoint, JIRA, Confluence, ServiceNow, Serena Business Manager.

  • Knowledge of cloud computing - IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS offerings across Azure, AWS, GCP, and Oracle.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

MUFG Bank Ltd & MUFG Securities Asia Limited (collectively referred to as “MUFG”) is an equal opportunity employer. We view our employees as our key assets as they are fundamental to our long-term growth and success. MUFG is committed to hiring based on merit and organsational fit, regardless of race, religion or gender.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute