Database Administrator

Job Title: Database Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Doha
Salary: $2k - 3.2k per month
Reference: 008
Contact Name: Sims Nyandeni
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2018 11:14

Job Description

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the database servers by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair. Applies revisions to the software versions. Works with vendors to assist support activities.
  • Expert in handling Microsoft SQL databases of multiple versions from 2008 till 2017, with topologies including Failover Cluster and Always On availability groups
  • Experience in performance optimization of large SQL server clusters with several instances & DBs
  • Experience in managing, updating and performance optimization of Oracle Exadata
  • Performs data modeling and database design
  • Evaluates and make recommendations on new database methodologies or implementation strategies.
  • Handles reporting and Power BI servers to generates reports and to create dashboards as required
  • Maintains security and integrity controls of the database, and database software tools. Experience in using solutions like Imperva or Guardium
  • Responds to the automated alerts on the health of systems, and experiences in analyzing DB monitoring tools like Dynatrace
  • Experience in backup and restore of databases at various levels (instance, DB, tables, row, etc.)
  • Experience in troubleshooting the integration and access of the applications built on SharePoint, .NET, Oracle forms, etc.
  • Develops new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability, and automation of tasks.
  • Performs troubleshooting as required. As such, leads problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.
    • Ensures that records of system downtime and inventory are properly maintained. Ensures all work is carried out and documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures.

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