Head of IT/OT Data Base Administration

Requisition ID:  31915

Pasay, 00, PH

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Information Technology


Vestas Factory

Vestas is committed to a long-term profitable growth strategy while making the supply chain more scalable and transparent through optimized IT and OT governance across functions. We focus on being close to our stakeholders to ensure that the new initiatives approved are matured and implemented with the highest possible impact. At the same time, we have a high focus on ensuring that the existing solutions continue to deliver value with smooth operations and a flexible set-up that is able to adjust to our progressive industry demand and dynamics.

You will join our Vestas IT/OT Competency Center in Manila. We are accountable for providing IT/OT competencies, services, and support for our Vestas Digital Solutions organization.

This position will direct our IT/OT Integrations capability to bring our solutions to the next level, collaborating with key stakeholders in Global IT and beyond to secure alignment and one Vestas scalable governance which ensures quality in the delivery, safeguarding the existing solutions. You will have the opportunity to work in a complex environment in an instrumental role to achieve goals in the journey that Vestas Digital Solutions is on.


Digital Solutions & Development > Digital Solutions > Digital Technology Solutions



  • Direct the design and orchestration of our IT Database Administration capability to secure seamless interfaces across teams and sites leveraging our matrix organization, providing scalable solutions across the value chain with an optimum global footprint, and securing smooth and transparent consumptions of the data-related services delivered
  • Engage, coordinate, and respond to our customer's demands (business portfolio owners across Functions, IT business partners, Program and Project managers, Product leads, enterprise architects, etc) at higher quality with faster time to market and at lower costs, catering to the new ways of working (Digital, Agile, DevOps...)
  • Build a cohesive team and supervise it effectively, including the skill to coach and develop the team, balancing supply and demand to determine the right capacity
  • Alignment of the strategic vision for our Database Administration capability globally, factoring in our cloud and our E2E data strategies, setting the long-term direction of the team whilst adjusting to potential changes
  • Deliver communications to promote the IT/OT Database Administration practice, translating the technical complexity into understandable concepts
  • Contribute to IT or business audits (both internal and external) when needed
  • Organize our related supplier's and partner's ecosystem, establishing the best set-up to scale up when/if needed maximizing collaboration and engagement across. Create and negotiate statements of work when demanded. Continuous monitoring and evaluation of the market with regard to Database Administration services and solutions
  • Understanding of the organization's business


In addition, the role is expected to provide the following technical/functional output:

  • Be a key contributor at the time of defining the IT/OT solutions for our Database Administration strategy, roadmaps, architecture, and design, supporting the build of new solutions and developing the operations and continuous improvement of the solutions in place across our infrastructures (on-prem, hybrid and cloud)
  • KPI´s definition and success metrics. Analysis of trends and development of dashboards, reports, and alarms
  • Secure compliance with the Database Administration requirements by ensuring that systems, interfaces, and business processes are properly documented and updated
  • Collaborate with other teams/services when needed (i.e.: assisting in the resolution of major incidents by effectively supporting RCA´s, capacity planning...)
  • Oversees the following tasks: basic administration, software installation, and maintenance, data integrity, ELT, data handling, especially for non-structured data, backups, clustering, mirroring, replication and failovers, routine maintenance operations, patching, restorations, and recovery plans, data security, and accessibility, etc.
  • Tracking of defects and subsequent fixes, in close collaboration with IT/OT User Support services


To achieve your goals with the above responsibilities, we envision that you hold a relevant degree (IT, Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar) combined with the following:

  • 5+ years of experience from similar DBA management position(s). 3+ years of experience in organizations transitioning to Cloud
  • Hands-on experience in both on-prem and cloud solutions (IaaS vs CaaS, PaaS, SaaS): Knowledge of Oracle and MS SQL, MySQL, Microsoft Azure (Data Lake Gen2, Data bricks, Data Factory...), non-Azure specific components (Snowflake, DBT, Databricks, Dataiku...), Data Foundry, etc. Knowledge about Kubernetes Services
  • Basic understanding of Apps development and implementation (IT lifecycle)
  • ITSM tools knowledge (ServiceNow, Remedy, Amazon Connect, Zendesk...)
  • DBA certifications like MCSA SQL, IBM Certified Database, MTA, or Oracle Associate
  • ITIL knowledge or certification
  • Cross-cultural understanding (DK, IN, PH...)
  • Customer-centric



You are enthusiastic, and motivated and identify yourself as having the following:

  • Ability to supervise a creative team
  • Monitor day-to-day performance against defined SLAs/KPIs, assessing the performance and initiating the appropriate corrective actions
  • Collaborate and communicate with both Global IT and Business stakeholders
  • Ability to define and guide with the goal in focus and with a problem-solving-oriented attitude
  • A high degree of flexibility and commitment is needed to adapt to a hard-working environment in a matrix organization
  • Encourage and ask questions about the processes and surroundings


What we offer

The impact that matters - your results change one of the world's biggest industries for the better and preservation of our planet for future generations. Every day, you are part of making Vestas the leader within wind energy when you make a difference by ensuring an ever-growing IT/OT database management.

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment. You will be part of an international team, with a "can-do" attitude.

You will be exposed to new technologies and edge platforms like Salesforce, Apriso, PTC Windchill, QDA, SAP solutions, SuccessFactors, ServiceNow, MS Azure data lake, Microsoft solutions, Data Centers, etc.


Additional Information
We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 31st of October 2023.


Additional Benefits

  • Fitness Subsidy
  • Retirement Benefit Plan
  • Hybrid Work Set-up

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.