Responsibilities

  • Daily health monitoring of production database system and data integrity checks
  • Database migration and performance monitoring
  • System / data backup, disaster recovery
  • Carry out periodical production patch and upgrade management
  • Automate and monitor huge file transfer for archiving
  • Work with users and vendors to take timely and appropriate steps to resolve and troubleshoot issues impacting service levels and conduct root cause analysis
  • Enforce security standards for databases
  • Keep abreast of advances in database technologies to identify opportunities to fine tune and optimize databases and related system infrastructure
  • Database administration and management (capacity planning, installation, backup, recovery, monitoring, Performance optimizations, troubleshooting, load/hardware analysis mapping, security etc.)
  • Query optimization and tuning skills, analysis and troubleshooting interactions between databases, operating systems and applications with regard to performance and resources usage
  • Creating database tables, setting up indexes, data constraints and DB views Analyze, predict through trend analysis and resolve database system, storage and application issues
  • Review existing software architecture and contribute to improving on the future architecture for stability and a maximum of performance
  • Collect and analyze database performance information; identify and implement solutions for performance problems

Requirements

  • Degree, preferably IT or Engineering-related.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in DBA and operation management in MS SQL Enterprise Server
  • Proficient in Linux / Unix environment shell scripting
  • Familiar with virtualization technologies
  • Experience in setting up and supporting database mirroring, failover clustering would be advantageous
  • Relevant working experience as an MYSQL/ MARIA DB / MS SQL Database Administrator in production environment would be advantageous
  • Strong understanding in Database clustering techniques and operations
  • Past working experience in Cloud environment is an advantage
  • Able to handle demanding service response and recovery turnaround
  • Able to manage daily support tasks to meet stringent SLA requirements
  • Good analytical skills with ability to work with others to resolve problems.
  • Good organization skills, with ability to properly document and track information.
  • Preferably with Microsoft Certification and/or ITIL certification.

Shortlisted candidate will be offered a 1 year Agency Contract employment