Responsibilities

Execute Database Administration Service Levels - Monitor database performance and usage, including response times - Supervise the maintenance of corporate databases including backup, database optimising, re-indexing, initiating recovery procedures and routine troubleshooting - Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security - Design required summary or aggregation tables to support analyses - Determine the database short- and long-term requirements - Manage database report production

Advise on Database Capabilities - Advise senior leaders on database concepts and functional capabilities - Provide technical advice to the team and clients for installation, setup, configuration of databases - Interpret internal or external business issues and recommends solutions/best practices - Implement plans to make database available to users in a shared, secure and controlled manner

Develop New Databases - Lead the development of new databases as per the business requirements - Design security and data integrity controls - Conduct new database testing - Define the database maintenance procedures - Analyse the use of new databases to identify enhancement needs - Lead research initiatives for the development of advances and automated approaches for database administration

Optimize Database Performance - Seek opportunities to optimize the delivery of database services with emphasis on availability, reliability, scalability, and security - Conduct regular database audits and maintenance - Develop automated processes to define, measure, and report on service quality, stability and capacity

Resolve Issues - Oversee the assessment of risks to databases - Identify complex database issues to provide advisory to the stakeholders - Investigate cause of database issues - Resolve complex issues - Provide escalation support for issues presented by the user

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 3 years experience in managing MS SQL databases in production environment.
  • Proficient in MSSQL Database administration
  • Experienced in setting up databases in secure environments, implementing database hardening benchmark, protecting database through technologies like encryption for both data at rest and data in use, defining, setting up and managing database auditing for tracking database activities by privileged and non privileged users.

Shortlisted candidates will be offered a 1 / 2 Years Contract employment.