Database Administrator (DBA) (Hybrid) – Makati City, Philippines

CloudPay is an organisation of over 1,100 people united by a single purpose – to modernise the pay experience for business and people, raising the importance of pay processes beyond an operational function to become a true business advantage.

With a proud heritage of over 25 years, we are trusted to manage the pay processes of 250 global organisations, processing over 2.5 million payslips a year in 130 countries, handling over $24bn of payments in 168 currencies. We fully understand the challenges facing payroll teams and are committed to improving them.

Our integrated portfolio of payroll, funding, payments and pay on-demand solutions are delivered through a single cloud-based platform that can be deployed anywhere in the world. By unifying payroll, treasury and HCM functions and leveraging the latest technology, we can transform pay processes, making them fast and friction-free.

We’re making payroll more flexible, with services that can be deployed globally, regionally and locally giving employees a choice of how they prefer to be paid – making pay a key differentiator.

And we’re bringing certainty, with end-to-end compliance, always-on global data analytics and error-free automated operations, so however complex an organisation may be, payroll is one thing that can be relied on.

We’re committed to providing an excellent employee experience through fulfilling projects, empowerment to make a difference, and an environment that inspires innovation.

The benefits of working at CloudPay include a competitive compensation package, career development opportunities, access to wellness resources, and a vibrant global culture.

We are looking for passionate individuals who maintain a strong desire to succeed.

As the CloudPay Infrastructure team transforms into a platform engineering leader, this DBA role becomes pivotal in driving our success while ensuring data security remains paramount for both CloudPay and our customers. With a relentless focus on software-defined infrastructure and CI/CD automation, you’ll be the key to unlocking the full potential of our persistent data. Your expertise will shape the way we architect, secure, and optimise both structured and non-structured data stores across the cloud. This means ensuring seamless data access for our applications, empowering rapid development cycles through CI/CD integration, and building an unyielding defense for our most valuable assets. Your work isn’t just about managing databases – it’s about enabling the agility, scalability, innovation, and unwavering data security that will define CloudPay’s future.

Daily Duties and Main Responsibilities will include:
• Maintain and improve the high availability of our database service, ensuring 24×7 operations.
• Manage and monitor both SQL and NoSQL databases and optimizing the performance of the databases.
• Develop and implement data management processes, database design, and security standards.
• Perform database backup and recovery tasks.
• Regularly review and analyse our database software, suggesting and implementing improvements and upgrades.
• Assist our software engineers with queries, indices, and database schema design.
• Troubleshoot and solve database issues and failures.

Attributes and Experience Required:
• A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Database Administrator.
• Hands-on experience with diverse SQL and NoSQL databases like MySQL/MariaDB, Postgres, and MongoDB.
• Proven background in database security protocols, data backup, recovery, and SQL optimization.
• BASH Scripting proficiency to help with automations will be a plus.


• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Package and Benefits:
• Competitive annual salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

• Earned Wage Access (via CloudPay Now app)
• Flexible remote working
• Birthday leave
• Flexible pension contribution
• Life assurance x4
• Private medical insurance
• Personal and professional development opportunities
• Friendly working environment

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