Senior Database Administrator
Karachi, Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan, PK
6d ago

Benefits : This is a full time, probation based permanent role with a complete benefits package upon confirmation. The position offers a base salary with annual bonuses and paid holidays.

The medical benefits and all other perks will be added to the package upon confirmation.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Develop and maintain the database technology stack (IBM DB2 / MSSQL / MySQL / Azure PaaS) ensuring data integrity, security, retention, and recoverability of the data.
  • Monitor and configure alerts / notification utilizing AppDynamics / Nagios / Foglight systems to optimize database performance.
  • Design, build, test, and deploy quality database solutions that are consistent with project objectives, technology architecture standards and departmental best.
  • Create and administer all database objects from design to deployment utilizing subject matter expertise to design or re-use, configure, and implement database solutions / processes that maximize system availability, efficiency, effectiveness, integrity, recoverability, and supportability.
  • Serve as the primary support for requests for frequent and timely data copy processes, with a strong understanding of incident management while delivering high levels of customer service.
  • Perform script maintenance and batch job processing as a critical element of our data import management.
  • Ensure existing and new processes are integrated with standard operating procedures that also meet business requirements and system goals.
  • Collaborate with QA and Production teams to meet deployment deadlines.
  • Partner with architecture team to contribute to the future state technology strategy and to define database and application best practices.
  • Utilize your curiosity and desire to learn new technologies to determine functionality and capabilities for best fit within the company's products and operations.
  • Manage Junior Database Administrator with day to day tasking, provide guidance with professional development, and ensure coverage is provided during critical business hours.
  • Required Skill set :

  • Proficient with IBM including capacity planning, load balancing, performance tuning, high availability and multi-sites Disaster Recovery deployment on complex database environments;
  • IBM DB2 11.1 implementation / migration experience is required. IBM Websphere / HCL eCommerce experience is required. Azure PaaS experience is desired.

  • Experience in database schema design including logical and physical database schemas design for large scale, highly available and mission critical application systems.
  • Experience designing and supporting the database components of software applications and an understanding of the entire application development life cycle.
  • Experience with complex SQL and PL / SQL programming and optimization.
  • Proficiency with Linux and shell scripting are required.
  • Experience in private cloud and public cloud is desirable.
  • Good writing skills to provide documentation for DBA and other teams.
  • Self-motivator, who can work independently, able to learn quickly, prioritize effectively, meets deadlines and demonstrates problem-solving skills.
  • Qualification & Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, related degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in database administration and management.
  • Hands-on experience in database administration.
  • Experience of e-commerce industry is preferred.
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