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SQL Database Administrator I

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Director, IT Infrastructure, India


US/Seattle (Mar-Nov 8:30 pm - 5:30 am IST / Nov-Mar 9:30 pm - 6:30 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 Administrator – I is responsible for the administration of SQL Server databases. This includes tasks such as creating and maintaining databases, managing user permissions, troubleshooting performance issues, and ensuring database security and compliance. The SQL Database Administrator 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

3 years of experience in SQL Server administration


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

  • Understanding of SQL

  • Experience with database design and development

  • Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot

  • Experience working with MongoDB and Oracle Administration is an asset


  • Create and maintain SQL Server databases

  • Manage user permissions

  • 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

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.