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Database Supervisor

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

People & HR, Operations
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Senior Database Engineer


US/Seattle (8:30 pm - 5:30 am IST) (India)

About Russell Investments, Mumbai:

Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.

Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.

For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.

Job Description:

The SQL Database Supervisor is responsible for the administration of SQL Server databases and supervising a team in Mumbai. This includes tasks such as creating and maintaining databases, managing user permissions, troubleshooting performance issues, and ensuring database security and compliance. You will also work with other IT staff to implement new database technologies and to improve the performance and efficiency of existing databases.

Years of Experience

  • 5-7 years of experience in SQL Server administration


  • Tech lead experience/management skills preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field

  • Strong understanding of SQL

  • Experience with database design and development

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Mentor others on the team, help guide and advise as necessary.
  • Liaise with Manager on building a high performing team and managing performance.
  • Assist with the interviewing and selection of teammates

  • Create and maintain SQL Server databases

  • Write and Optimize t-SQL query

  • Troubleshoot performance issues

  • Ensure database security and compliance

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest SQL Server technologies

  • Implement new database technologies

  • Improve the performance and efficiency of existing databases

  • Mentor and train junior database administrators

  • Work with other IT staff to develop and implement database security policies and procedures

  • Develop and maintain database documentation

  • Perform disaster recovery and business continuity planning for databases

Candidate Requirements

  • PowerShell, Python and Shell command are an asset

  • Experience working with MongoDB and Oracle Administration is an asset

Core Values

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of management

  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines,

  • Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision-making capability.

  • Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.

  • Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.

  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.

  • Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.

  • Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.