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Database Administrator
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Summary:
Job Title:
Database Administrator
Location:
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Industry:
Banking
Category:
Finance/Account/Consulting
Positions:
1
Salary Range:
0 To 0 SAR /
Min. Education:
Bachelor of Computer Science
Min. Experience:
5 to 6 Years
Post Date:
2016-05-30
Apply Before:
2017-06-25
Career Level:
Experienced
Job Description:

You will be primarily responsible of heading the implementation and building of the database infrastructure in order to facilitate database design, organization and maintenance

Role Description:

Ensure the performance of necessary database administration to support all business units operations and further the Country’s strategy

Prepare and design the enterprise database and document standards for systems development.

Maintain relations with vendors through their support centre for problem resolution and work scheduling.

Build and maintain strong and effective relationship with all other related departments and units to achieve the Country’s goals/ objectives.

Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal auditors and the Compliance function as and when required.

Prepare and design the enterprise database and document standards for systems development.

Maintain and tune existing relational databases, under the direction of the Head of In-house Systems.

Analyse and implement user and systems development requirements for changes in databases and applications.

Simulate contingency plans and perform testing and upgrades of database engine versions.

Move approved systems and changes to production and build validation and audit triggers.

Maintain and update the database dictionary for the Country’s systems.

Prepare and maintain change management procedures for systems utilizing the databases.

Ensure implementation of timely and effective backup and recovery procedures for databases, in accordance with the overall contingency policy of the Country.

Ensure protection and security of database from any unauthorized access within the overall security policy of the Country.

Resize database and install database engines on servers as per the overall policy of the Country.

Research and recommend expansions or upgrades in related systems hardware and sizing needs.

Carry out a high degree of planning and monitoring to ensure best level of service and maintenance of security and contingency controls.

Assist in simulation of contingency plans.

Lead the testing and upgrades of database engine versions.

Move approved systems and changes to production.

Report to the Head of In-house Systems for approvals of work and prioritization of projects on hand and for any other database transactions that would impact capital or operating expenditures.

Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial services with a specialization in Relational Databases Design, Implementation, and Maintenance relevant to the environment (Oracle, Informix, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase ).