Database Administrator - Data jobs in Malta - July 2024
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Database Administrator

PTL Limited

Published on 28 Jun 2024

Expires in 9 days (28 Jul 2024)

PTL Limited is currently seeking to engage a Database Administrator to join its Database & Middleware Services Team in serving and supporting its diverse client base.


The Position

Based in Malta, and reporting to the Head of Enterprise Architecture, the Database Administrator will be responsible for installing and maintaining various database technologies, including Microsoft SQL, for both current and future clients. The role involves monitoring and maintaining database systems, including backups, high availability, and disaster recovery procedures.


The Database Administrator will be tasked with writing, editing, and optimizing SQL statements, as well as performance tuning and monitoring of databases. Additionally, the selected candidate will provide recommendations on improvements and conduct maintenance across multiple enterprise-grade solutions.


The Company

PTL Limited, an ISO-certified IT solutions provider with 75+ years’ experience, collaborates with leading technology brands like IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Lenovo, and NCR. Leveraging expertise in enterprise architecture, hardware infrastructure, and specialized software, PTL offers tailored solutions to health, law enforcement, and banking sectors, positioning itself as a local market leader.


The Requirements

The preferred candidate should have at least 3 years of practical experience as a Server Database Administrator and hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related ICT field. Proficiency in performance tuning, T-SQL optimization, logical and physical database design, stored procedures, triggers, backups, and upgrades is essential for this role.


The capability to research, recommend, and apply new solutions is fundamental. Candidates with expertise in the following technology areas will be advantageous: Shell scripting; experience in High Availability database environments, familiarity with Azure, SQL, Azure Data Factory, MongoDB, MySQL, DB2, Informix, or Oracle databases and proficiency in scripting using PL/SQL. Additionally, knowledge of performance tuning, security, and LDAP/SSO is highly valued.


Excellent communication skills, fluency in both Maltese and English, a clean police conduct, valid driving license, and own means of transport, are also necessary for the role.


Why work with us?

A remuneration package commensurate to the applicant’s experience and ability to display aptitude shall be offered to the right candidate. Additional benefits include but are not limited to health insurance, free use of on-site gym, employee wellness benefit, employee assistance programme, flexible working conditions, scholastic sponsorships, and opportunities to obtain industry certifications, amongst others.


Whilst working with us, you will enjoy:

  • The culture – We believe in bringing people together to share their skills, creativity, and ideas. We lead with curiosity and nurture a culture which is caring, sharing, and daring.

  • The people – you will work closely with talented leaders and teams – people who are humble, passionate, and creative, people you can be proud to work with.

  • The mindset – we embrace change and growth through confidence and are not afraid to try new things.

  • The opportunities – we invest in training and developing our teams and encourage career progression not only within PTL Limited but also within Harvest Technology plc, our holding Company.

PTL Limited is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive space where all employees are valued and respected. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.



Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years), Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
Information Technology


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