Database Engineer (MS SQL Server: 3903)

Job Type
3,700 JPY - 4,000 JPY per hour
Japanese Level
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date


The OMS team is looking for an experience Applications DBA to manage and improve our Database. The group is a part of the Logistics Department called the Order Management System (OMS) Group. They are in-charge development, operation and maintenance of the OMS of the company.

With the growth of our group and our product, we are currently looking for a DBA who can be responsible for the architecture and performance of database.



- Assist developers with architecture of database interactions

- Monitor and tune database queries and stored procedures, paying particular attention to changes in application and process usage and data volume

- Develop and maintain stored procedures to improve overall performance

- Review Schema changes made by the development team

- Work with the Infrastructure team to plan for future database capacity

- Work with system infrastructure team to validate applications after operating system or database patches and upgrades


The System:

OMS sits between the E-Commerce system and the Warehouse Management System. Basically all orders placed in the E-Commerce system will be processed in the OMS before it will be sent to the Warehouses where the picking and shipping of the goods will take place.

Our system has 3 main functions:

- Item/Product Management

- Inventory Management

- Order Management


Below are some of the technologies that our client is using:

- Mainly C#: Web Apps, Batches and APIs

- Front-End:, AJAX, Java Script

- Back-End: MS SQL Server

- Frameworks: MVC, Entity FW and others

- Auto-Deployment using for CI: TeamCity & CD: Octopus

- Other tools: System Walker, GIT, JIRA etc.


In the next phases, they are eyeing to use the following technologies

- Message Queue

- Azure and others

Required Skills

- Experience with Installing, configuring and upgrading MS SQL databases

MS SQL Administration including:

- Troubleshooting database problems in both production and non-production environments

- Performance tuning of MS SQL databases

- Proficiency with MS SQL tools (SQL Profiler, Management studio etc)

- Coding scripts, stored procedures, functions, etc.

- Developing methods for monitoring

- Excellent oral and written communication

- Keen attention to detail with superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

- Self-motivated and directed, while working in a fast-paced demanding environment as well as the ability to work as a team

- Understanding of current IT service standards


Preferred Skills

- Experience with C# and Entity Framework

- Exposure to agile work environment, specifically Scrum Ability to collaborate both with technical and non-technical personnel

- Ability to complete tasks within tight deadlines

- Experience with Azure, migrating from an on-premise DB to a cloud DB