Database Administrator – Confidential in Dubai
• Design, configuration and installation of all major production, development and test database environments including clusters. • Identifying and troubleshooting all errors / issues related to the database along with maintaining logs and backups. • Responsible for database security and preventing data loss • Analyze system requirements, Examine existing IT systems and business models and provide feasible solution • Plan and manage the database management system, related web servers and data warehouse to meet requirements. • Manage and analyze database performance, high availability and capacity of systems. • Manage operations and configuration for backend database and related web servers, including database performance optimization, upgrading, applying patches, securing, tuning, audit tracking and reporting. • Map out the conceptual design for a planned database in outline. Refine the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model. Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements. • Control access permissions and privileges. • Manage the transition between development/test and production operations and planning rollout activities. • Assist in integration with directory services and access controls. • Implement data backup, business continuity and disaster recovery plans for the managed systems. Oversee and support the backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover. • Work closely with IT project managers and business applications team. • Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security.
Minimum Requirements: • Bachelors of Science in an Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology-related field. • Must have knowledge in web application servers like IIS and Apache as well as web server control panels like Plesk and Cpanel • Must have a strong background in Oracle RDBMS, MS SQL Server and related Business Intelligence and Reporting tools. • Must have strong Operating System knowledge in both UNIX and Windows • Relevant DBA experience: minimum 4 years as DBA • Strong problem solving and analytical skills. • Must have excellent verbal and written English communication and presentation skills.. • Team playing capabilities. Good team leadership experience; team coaching/mentoring, task distribution and follow up. • Enthusiasm and commitment to deliver quality results to tight deadlines. Skills & Ability Requirements: Technical Skill Requirements- • Extensive knowledge and use of RDBMS and web application servers. • Effective communication involving diverse stakeholders • Strong work experience on application architecture and design, which includes various databases, application servers, web servers and middleware product suites such as IIS and Apache. • Extensive experience in building database environments with wide experience on installing and configuring the database systems in 3-Tier Architecture on multiple landscapes like Dev, Test, Quality and Production Environment. • Experience/Exposure in Oracle, SQL & DB2 databases • Practical experience in managing operations and configuration for backend database and related web application systems, including application performance optimization, securing, tuning, audit tracking and reporting. • Experience with data backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover technologies Ability- • Ability to recommend and ensure standardization of systems implementation, support techniques, adherence to formal processes, change control, best practices, and total quality practices in all activities • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment under tight deadline and fast paced environment. • Ability to work in dynamic environment where the priorities are driven by business needs. • Ability to organize, plan, prioritize to support incidents and requests. • Should be process oriented. – Source from UAE JobsApply for this job.