Oracle & SQL Database Administrator Oracle & SQL Database Administrator …

in Manama, Capital Governorate, Bahrain
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 May 21
in Manama, Capital Governorate, Bahrain
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 May 21
Job Description

Principal Responsibilities, Accountabilities and Deliverables of Role:

  • Build AFS database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialised role and application needs
  • Design and implement database in accordance to end users information needs and views
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
  • Managing and maintaining maintenance of back-ups, backup integrity tests & recovery procedures
  • Minimise database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
  • Installing and maintaining of database server and replication
  • Providing support and assistance to other teams both internal and external by sharing the implementation requirements and supporting the deployment 
  • Work to ensure that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high resilience and performance tuning
  • To proactively monitor the database systems and to develop system health checks to ensure optimum performance and secure service access
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving of all database environment
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Initials invoices for licensed system software
  • Help in raising purchase requests
  • Support in estimating capital expenditure and items for the annual budget for database requirements
  • Estimates noncapital expenditure recurring cost items
  • Ensures AMC renewals
  • Maintains copies of system software license contracts
  • Provides technical support to other IT teams where applicable in all AFS sites

Job Requirements:


  • In-depth knowledge of database systems with production support experience in a multi-site environment with on call and 24x7 support when required
  • In depth database server administration experience
  • Strong self-sufficiency and initiative working on Database projects
  • Practical experience in monitoring and tuning databases to provide a high availability service
  • Sound knowledge in database backup systems
  • Database system performance and tuning skills including server configuration and tracing facilities

Education / Certifications

  • A University degree


  • Microsoft professional certifications
  • Experience of working with multiple projects/tasks
  • Experience of supporting multiple teams within a business
  • Experience of Transactional SQL, and DTS stored procedures
  • Practical experience in managing database security & technical audits like PCI DSS

Personal Attributes

  • Good documentation and communication skills
  • Hard working and can work independently
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