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Global IT System Administrator III - Senior SQL Server/Oracle DBA Job

Date: Apr 22, 2021

Location: Stoneleigh, ENG, GB

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own


AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit www.AGCOcorp.com for more information. 


Global IT Systems Administrator III – Senior SQL/Oracle DBA


Job Summary:

The Global IT System Administrator III is responsible for creation and maintenance and of any new company Databases (primarily RDBMS) required for development, testing, education and production usage. The person in this role participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the AGCO infrastructure. This role is also responsible for enabling the day-to-day IT activities company-wide via the availability of systems, operating systems, and software systems.

This role is a part of the overall technical services structure within IT that supports the AGCO business needs indirectly.  The person in this role work with project teams to enable a smooth transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing activities throughout the project life cycle.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and administrate RDBMS databases connected to enterprise systems including the system backups, refreshments, user management.
  • Applies enhancements and improves the managed systems by continuously aligning it to the new business requirements.
  • Participates in the establishment of the correct governance strategy related to system usage, support processes and security for the managed systems.
  • Contact to vendor if necessary.




  • Proven database administration experience working for large global manufacturing companies.
  • Supporting mission critical production databases in a 24x7 environment.
  • Proven skills in working with SQL Server and Oracle databases in particular SQL 2008 – SQL 2019, Oracle 11g -19c.
  • Experience in Cloud technologies AWS including setting up databases in Amazon RDS.
  • Expert in installation, configuration, security, migration, upgrades, monitoring, backup/recovery, high availability, trouble shooting and performance tuning of all supported databases.
  • Expertise in applying Oracle PSU and CPU patches.
  • Experience of working with Oracle and Microsoft support.
  • Experience of MS Windows, AIX and Linux Red Hat operating systems, Oracle RAC including one-node, ASM, AWR, ADDM, RMAN, OEM 13c/12c, SQL Baselines, TKPROF, Explain Plan, SQL/PL SQL, Listener and networking, Data Guard, Golden Gate, Networker, CRON, SQL SSMS, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, SQL Clustering, Replication and Log shipping. 
  • Good communications skills to be able to communicate with people at different levels of the organization and different cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Good at writing reports and presenting. Ability to work under pressure but need to remain calm and work to existing company standards and procedures.
  • Has to be flexible to work whatever hours are required including weekends and out-of-hours call-out support.


Your perspective: 

Join AGCO’s Distribution Management Team and be part of our UK office which supports AGCOs Europe, Africa and Middle East Region and is located on beautiful parkland setting in Warwickshire. State of the art offices provide a pleasant working environment and all the facilities you would expect from a progressive global organisation. 

We have over 30 nationalities working within our UK Operation to support our customers’ global needs.  AGCO is an exciting Company with a rapidly changing and growing environment and attaches great importance to the provision of continuous personal learning and development. 

We offer the following benefits: 


  • Basic salary: Competitive  
  • A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (10%)
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 10% for a 5% employee contributions)
  • BUPA
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members
  • 26 days holidays + statutory holidays
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their immediate family
  • On-site parking
  • On-site restaurant
     Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application!

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