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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  ICT

Chennai, IN

Apply by:  30-09-2019

Database Administrator

Making your next move count

At Navis you will find a rewarding career where you can thrive at every level. We invest in our teammates through offering competitive compensation and benefits, progressive training opportunities that empower employees to achieve total (physical, financial, social & community) wellbeing. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will find a strong work-life balance and a deep commitment to developing you. Navis’ culture thrives on teamwork and diversity. So, bring your unique perspective and talent to Navis and thrive in your every work day!

Navis LLC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


Position Summary

The Navis Database Administrator will provide database services to Navis customers via our Managed Services department, including database monitoring and alerts, database sizing and implementation; database performance tuning and consulting (including knowledge of Navis software and how it interacts with the database); database backup and recovery (both setup and execution); and potentially database migration. A qualified candidate will have experience working in a Managed Services department of an enterprise software company as a database administrator, and ability to work well remotely with a variety of customers. 


  • Database Administration via Managed Services for Navis customers

  • Troubleshooting and issue resolution of database issues 

  • Setup of new customer databases

  • Performance tuning and administration of live production databases

  • Consulting and recommendations around database sizing and configuration


  • 5+ years experience as a DBAr for an enterprise software company or in related field. 

  • Experience with administration of Oracle and/or MSSQL database administration

  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Strong customer service orientation

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in the maritime or logistics industry is a significant plus

  • Experience in Navis TOS a big plus

  • Experience working in distributed virtual teams

  • Demonstrate great attitude and work ethic

  • Professional image, personality and demeanor

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Meticulous organizational and multitasking skills

  • Excellent customer service and follow-up skills

  • Good listening skills

  • Proven desire and ability to complete tasks and meet deadlines to the best of his/her ability

  • Demonstrated pride in work, company and team

  • Relentless energy and enthusiasm

  • Ability to work well with others and follow instructions

  • Multilingual a plus

About Navis

Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing maritime terminal operating systems, optimization and automation solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable maritime platform stiving to make global trade smarter, safer, and more sustainable for everyone by connecting multiple systems to support a more efficient global container flow. Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.

Culturally, Navis is organized around our Guiding Principles for Success (GPS). Commitment to our core principles is an essential ingredient for success for our team members. Our GPS are Smart Operators, Customer Obsessed, Forging the Future and Better Together.

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