Database Administrator

TAAHEED
Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP265-582
TAAHEED

The Role


The Role


The Database Administrator’s role is to design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability.

This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software.

• Assess and develop long-term goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers
• Work with application development staff to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures
• Deploy and monitor database servers
• Plan and execute application and data provisioning
• Create and implement database objects, manage and maintain databases
• Create models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones
• Review installation and configuration of relevant network components to ensure database access as well as database consistency and integrity
• Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues
• 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
• Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems
• Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems
• Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases
• Perform database transaction and security audits
• Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to business user needs
• Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts

Requirements


Requirements


• A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• A minimum of 7 years of DBA activity, technical DB design/architecture and implementation production support
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Data Architecture disciplines, i.e., data modeling, architecture and integration
• Experience with Oracle and SQL databases

Key attributes:

• Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
• Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting database servers, including Oracle and SQL
• Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience
• Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques
• Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
• Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards and products
• Working knowledge of distributed databases and processing, application architecture and performance management

About the Company


About the Company


TAAHEED deliver pioneering recruitment solutions and consultancy services to MENA organizations that believe human capital is the major driver in building a ‘best-in-class’ team or company.

TAAHEED offer Search & Selection, Project & Managed Service solutions across key practices, including;

• Construction & Development
• Banking & Financial Services
• Insurance
• IT & Telecommunications
• Engineering & Industry
• Shared Services (HR/Legal/Accountancy/Professional Support)
• Higher Education Recruitment / University (Faculty Staff)
• Media, Advertising,
• Marketing, PR & Communications
• Public Sector

TAAHEED also are the regions number one contributor to Emiratization initiatives.
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