Pearson Senior Database Administrator in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Database Administrator


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better.

Pearson Lanka is seeking a Senior Database Administrator to play a crucial role within our database operations team. You will be a highly experienced technical professional with excellent installation, configuration and maintenance skills, primarily in SQL Server. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for performing SQL and backups and restorations as well as troubleshoot SQL related queries...

Based in Orion City, Colombo, you will work closely with the development teams and will play the role of trusted advisor on all database related work.

To be successful at Pearson, you must be able to see the way forward, consider all angles, get things done and bring people with you.

It's crucial that you are brave enough to do what you feel is right and can communicate and work with others who may have a different perspective. Our best people try to understand those around them and can influence behaviour.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related area (preferable)

  • Advanced and in-depth experience in development / information technology

  • Substantial experience in relational databases

  • Expert in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2012 administration

  • Expert in Structured Query Language (SQL)

  • Expert in writing Stored Procedures

  • Proficiency in relational database design

  • Proficiency in SSIS and DTS

  • Knowledge of Transactional Replication

  • Coding skills in multiple languages desired

Please apply by submitting a CV and cover letter and please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted via phone.


Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Sascon Bldg Orion City Sascon Building No. 752/5 Dr Danister De Silver Mawatha Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 29, 2017

Req ID: 1710650