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Reference Number : JOB000425 | Posted Date : 21/03/2019
Database Administrator
Middle East - United Arab Emirates
Expiry Date : 30/04/2019
Job Summary
Category : Information Technology
Location Details : Abu Dhabi
Minimal experience required : 3 - 5 Years
Required Skills & Certificates :

·        University degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering and 10 years equivalent work experience.

·        Certifications in Microsoft SQL and other database certification is a plus.

·        Working technical experience with developing, installing, configuring and supporting multi-terabyte database environments.

·        Experience with database platforms, including MS SQL and PL SQL.

·        Experience with database design applications.

·        Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices.

·        Hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.

·        Familiarity with in-house data-intensive applications.

·        In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems.

·        Working technical knowledge of current database software, protocols, and standards.

·        Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.

·        Proven project management experience.

·        Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.

·        Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

·        Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

·        Strong written and oral communication skills.

·        Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.

·        Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards and products.

·        Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

·        Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

·        Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Short Description : The Database Developer/Administrator’s role is to strategically design and implement databases across the organization, while ensuring high levels of data availability. This individual is also responsible for defining standards and models for database architectures. The Database Developer/Administrator will in addition evaluate and select all technology components, such as software, hardware, and networking capabilities, for database management systems and applications.
Description of Job Opening :

Core Responsibilities:

·        Assess and cultivate long-term strategic goals for database development in conjunction with end users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.

·        Develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures.

·        Analyze user requirements and, based on findings, design functional specifications for client/server databases and database applications.

·        Create models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones.

·        Install and configure relevant network components to ensure database access as well as database consistency and integrity.

·        Develop automated database applications, where necessary, using the applicable database packages.

·        Identify data entry, retrieval, change, and delete issues, and work to ensure a high level of data availability.

·        Work with project managers to ensure that data entry, retrieval, change and delete functions meet business requirements for project completion.

·        Plan and implement capacity and resource expansion to ensure scalability of company databases.

·        Identify inefficiencies in current databases and leverage solutions.

·        Install and configure relevant components to ensure database access

·        Diagnose and resolve database access and performance issues.

·        Design and deploy data table structures, forms, reports, and queries.

·        Perform cost estimates for data migration to new databases during upgrades, and plan and coordinate these migrations.

·        Assist with the design of redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery to ensure effective availability, protection, and integrity of data assets.

·        Evaluate and select database components, including hardware, relational database management systems, metadata management tools, and database design solutions.

·        Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

·        Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.

·        Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.

  • Mentor and/or provide leadership to junior members of the team.


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