Senior SQL Database Administrator

Job ID:  38224

Budapest, Central Hungary, HU

Contract Type:  Permanent
Location Type:  On-site
Talent Area:  IT

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 


In this role, you'll take the helm as the guardian of our operational SQL database. Your mission: Ensure seamless SQL admin maintenance, handle smaller projects with precision, all while exceeding expectations within deadlines and budget constraints. If you're passionate about SQL and thrive on customer satisfaction, we want you on our team!



  • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Providing regular guidance and support to other internal and 3rd party SQL database administrators.
  • Independently analyze, solve and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues and document changes.
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other 
  • peers and team members.
  • Deliver projects in time, within budget, while meeting customer expectations.
  • Overseeing all other SQL DBA activities



  • A company where sustainability matters in a global working environment  
  • Lean team with knowledgeable and supportive colleagues  
  • Room to be creative, try new things with a winning mentality  
  • Modern office in Budapest, more precisely in Haller Gardens with a Hybrid set up of working schedule  
  • Bonus and perks that helps you grow  



  • 5+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience required.
  • Experience working with SQL Server and Services on Azure.
  • Proven team leadership experience.
  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences at various hierarchical levels ranging from Directors to technical specialists.
  • Flexible, team player, ‘get-it-done’ personality.
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently.
  •  Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to multitask and context switch effectively between different activities and teams.
  • High level of personal integrity, as well as the ability to handle confidential matters. professionally, and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity.


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.