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MS SQL Database Administrator (DBA)

Date: Jul 5, 2019

Location: Sofia, BG, 1407

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) is a global leader in generic medicines, with innovative treatments in select areas, including CNS, pain and respiratory. We deliver high-quality generic products and medicines in nearly every therapeutic area to address unmet patient needs. We have an established presence in generics, specialty, OTC and API, building on more than a century-old legacy, with a fully integrated R&D function, strong operational base and global infrastructure and scale. We strive to act in a socially and environmentally responsible way. Headquartered in Israel, with production and research facilities around the globe, we employ 45,000 professionals, committed to improving the lives of millions of patients. Learn more at


Since August 2016 Actavis has been part of Teva. In Bulgaria the combined company is working under the Actavis brand and is the largest employer in the pharmaceutical industry. Actavis - a Teva company - manages two manufacturing plants, sales and marketing organization and a number of global corporate functions.


We are searching for qualified and motivated candidate for the role of MS SQL Database Administrator (DBA), who would like to join the IT, Global Infrastructure Unit.

The role

The MSSQL Database Administrator (DBA) will provide technical expertise and support the Microsoft SQL Server databases. The position is responsible for SQL Server administration activities including software installation, patch analysis, administration, backup and restore, database designs and data access. Troubleshooting databases performance and capacity issues. This includes providing excellent customer relationship management to application-based IT functions as well as pro-actively working with customers. Will implement, manage and monitor databases and associated technologies. In addition will support test and production environments and will participate the on duty 24x7 support rotation.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for the company's production databases and associated technologies, including all SQL versions
  • Maintain security and overall reliability of all database platforms
  • Install database systems, perform database monitoring, maintenance, reorganizations, resource management and capacity planning for the company's databases
  • Work with developers and analysts to support development efforts
  • Work with various internal teams such as server, storage, backup & network administration teams to coordinate and troubleshoot infrastructure related issues
  • Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans for critical production databases and applications
  • Provide afterhours support as required and be part of on-call rotation

Successful candidates should have

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field is preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience with SQL Server database administration
  • MS SQL from 2000 to 2017 database experience
  • Database design, database implementation and database upgrade experience
  • Backup/Recovery experience
  • SQL Server installation, design and implementation experience
  • Ability to work independently and multi task as required
  • Fluent written and verbal English

We Offer

• Dynamic and challenging work environment in the leading pharmaceutical company in the world and the biggest pharmaceutical company in Bulgaria
• Competitive remuneration bound with performance
• Additional healthcare insurance
• Transportation allowance
• Opportunity for development in a fast growing international company


If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please upload your CV in English.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Confidentiality is guaranteed.


Information Technology

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Database Administration

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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.