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Database Senior System Administrator - IT

Role Objective

To assure highest level of databases availability and to maintain the data integrity, security and best database performance. To plan and develop the backup strategies assuring the best data recovery time.

Main Responsibilities



  • Enhance the Database Performance to assure using the server resources in the most effective and efficient way.
  • Enhance the database Security to support the data confidentiality and privacy.
  • Plan and implement the database upgrades and patches installation to assure of using the latest available technologies and avoiding the known bugs.
  • Plan and follow up the database preventive maintenance activities and regular health checks.
  • Monitor and assure the database availability to extremely minimize the unplanned down time.
  • Set and implement the proper backup and recovery strategy to avoid any data loss and recover in the best possible time slot.
  • Play the second level support role to help and assist the applications support, the operation and the development teams for the issues concerning connecting to/running in the Databases.
  • Plan, evaluate, install and configure any new product or feature related to the database.
  • Document the service infrastructure and maintain it up to date.
  • Coach the team mates and share the gained Knowledge to assure the ability to run the services in the best way and enrich the team knowledge





Qualifications and Experience

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • BS in Computers Science, Engineering or equivalents.
  • Minimum 5 Years experience in using and administrating Oracle database server
  • Backup and Recovery knowledge using the RMAN
  • Experience in the Oracle Database installations, migrations and patchsets updates
  • Oracle Database Performance and tuning experience in DB tuning and/or SQL tuning
  • Knowledge and understanding of the OEM and SQL/PLSQL
  • Good knowledge in UNIX/Linux OS
  • Highly motivated and competent with decision-making ability
  • Very good communication and documentation skills
  • Team work spirit

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in Oracle High Availability solutions specially Oracle RAC, Oracle Streams and Oracle Data Guard.
  • Experience in Oracle Database Vault
  • Experience in the Oracle Audit Vault
  • Experience in the Oracle Grid Control


Special trainings / Credentials / Memberships/ Licenses


  • Oracle database Administration
  • Oracle Database Performance Tuning
  • Oracle Database Backup and Recovery
  • Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)


  • Oracle Database RAC Administration
  • Implementing Oracle Database Audit Vault
  • Implementing Oracle Database Vault
  • Oracle Database Security
  • Implement Oracle Database Streams
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control
  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)