Ref: RP550-11

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Monitoring system performance and identifying problems that arise.
• Responding in a timely manner to user-reported errors.
• Protecting the database against threats or unauthorized access.
• Ensuring that the database is adequately backed up and able to be recovered in the event of memory loss.
• Reporting on metrics regarding usage and performance.
• Suggesting changes and improvements for database maintenance or protection.
• Regularly liaising with IT project managers and database programmers.
• Provide guidance and support to Application Developers
• Assist with schema design, code review, SQL query tuning
• Install, tune, implement and upgrade DBMS installations
• Write and deploy SQL patches
• Upgrade and improve application schema and data upgrades
• Process work accurately and in a timely manner
• Proactively and regularly make recommendations for system improvements
• Collate, prepare and present statistical information for internal and external use


• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related information technology field
• 10+ years of experience in data-heavy databases, debugging, and tuning databases to enhance performance.
• Advanced certification as an MCDBA or MCSD for .NET is advantageous.
• Experience with programming languages such PL/SQL coding
• Easily design and implement a business process into functional and efficient code
• Implement and manage company data management practices and policies
• Experience in administering, managing and tuning databases. Ability to read statistical data from the server and help diagnose the performance issues.
• Experience with Oracle RAC, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Hadoop or MySQL.
• Good understanding of data and schema standards and concepts
• Good understanding of database design, implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance
• Expertise in SQL. Experience in NoSQL databases is a positive.
• Required knowledge of Indexes, Sargable, Cxpacket, etc.
• Work with indexes, help improve/ change/ define the number of indexes on tables as per the project/application requirement, considering future continuously growing data.
• Actively work on diagnostics & performance tuning the databases.
• Prepare plan of action & other required, weekly/monthly maintenance plans.
• Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
• Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
• Team player
• Good time-management skills
• Great interpersonal and communication skills
• Remain Up-to-date with trends and developments in database administration.

About the Company

The market-i journey began in Germany in 2007 when a team of seasoned research professionals came together to create an agency that could deliver and inspire their clients by answering marketing questions in a way that is intelligent, insightful, and actionable.

Market-i is a boutique consultancy where highly experienced professionals tailor make solutions to uniquely address the needs of clients focused on leadership and growth.

Today we are a team of 25 with offices in Dubai, Riyadh, Cairo, and Amman and handle projects that span North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Asia Pacific.

To guide us we came up with the code of i, which governs how we think, act, and feel.

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