Job Title:  Lead Support Analyst

Job Code:  1847
Country:  IN
City:  Mumbai
Skill Category:  IT\Technology

Nomura Overview:
Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting
markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three
business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the
firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought
leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit

Nomura Services India, (Powai) supports Nomura’s businesses around the world. Powai’ s world class capabilities in trading
support, research, information technology, financial control, operations, risk management and legal support have played a key
role in facilitating Nomura’s global operations and are an integral part of Nomura’s global expansion plans. The Powai operation
is a critical part of the platform to support the growth of Nomura’s global business.

Business Unit Overview:
As the agency-model execution services arm of the Nomura Group, Instinet Incorporated subsidiaries provide brokerage
services to clients in over 60 markets around the world. Through its advanced suite of electronic trading strategies, experienced
high-touch trading group, top-ranked Commission Management services, award-winning desktop trading platform, and
unparalleled access to insightful analytics, content and unique liquidity, Instinet helps institutions lower overall trading costs and
ultimately improve investment performance. In the US, Instinet also offers a boutique-model Equity Research offering to assist
their clients in the pursuit of alpha generation in a changing landscape. Over the course of its 50+ year history, Instinet has
introduced a range of now industry-standard trading technologies, and has been an innovator at the forefront of the market's
evolution. For more information, please visit

Role & Responsibilities:
Instinet DBA team manages and supports the DBA servers across all geographies - on premise as well as in AWS cloud platform. The team works in follow-the-sun model in collaboration with the team in US.
This is an individual contributor position within Mumbai IT team and is a critical part of our Engineering organization. Experience is 5-7 years.

Detailed role and responsibilities are as follows:
 Installation, maintenance, upgrades, and release management of databases
 Database monitoring, performance tuning, database backup, clustering, replication, scripting to automate processes.
 Develop and troubleshoot database stored procedures and functions.
 Develop, document, and deploy database technical services.
 Perform database backup and restore, ensure data recovery, maintenance, data integrity and space requirements
 Provide top-level technical assistance to business units and Customer Support department.
 Work with peers and other support organizations to deploy new services.
 Operate in teamwork environment with internal and external customers.
 Shifts (rotation basis):
o Mon to Friday 8.30 am IST to 5.30 pm IST
o Mon to Friday 1.30 pm IST to 10.30 pm IST
o Weekend support – ad hoc project basis / on rotation


Key Skills:

 Strong DBA experience in at least one DBs (out of Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL) – with some background/experience on other DBs
 Experience in Oracle 19C data guard, MS-SQL 2012/14/16/19 always on
 Experience in Oracle Grid Control
 Experience in AWS RDS (Aurora MySQL, Redshift)
 Experience in migrating databases to AWS
 Proactive Monitoring, notifying and tuning database and application for optimal performance
 Programming/Shell scripting to automate daily DBA tasks


 Well versed in tasks like performing database backup and restore, ensure data recovery, maintenance, data integrity and space requirements
 Able to work with developers for query performance tuning
 Strong knowledge of Linux/Unix, windows and AWS Architecture
 Team Player with excellent verbal and written communications required, as there is a significant interaction with client/end user communities.
 Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
 Quick learner
 Highly proactive and takes initiative to identify problem areas and evolve solutions.


 Experience in MySQL 7.x and 8.x, SAP Sybase IQ/ASE, Mongodb, ProstgreSQL
 Data Warehousing experience, Snowflake is a plus
 Data Modelling and logical/physical database design is a plus
 Experience in Gitlab