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Job Description Database Administrator

  • Your responsibility as a database administrator (DBA) will be the performance, integrity and security of a database.
  • You'll be involved in the planning and development of the database, as well as in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.

You'll ensure that:

  • data remains consistent across the database
  • data is clearly defined
  • users access data concurrently, in a form that suits their needs
  • there is provision for data security and recovery control (ensuring all data is retrievable in an emergency).

Responsibilities

As a database administrator, you'll need to:

  • establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security
  • monitor performance and manage parameters in order to provide fast responses to front-end users
  • map out the conceptual design for a planned database
  • consider both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users
  • refine the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model
  • further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements
  • install and test new versions of the database management system (DBMS)
  • maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
  • write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
  • control access permissions and privileges
  • develop, manage and test back-up and recovery plans
  • ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • carry out capacity planning
  • work closely with IT project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers
  • communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • commission and install new applications and customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose
  • Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of a database.

What to expect

  • The working environment is informal and it's possible for work to be carried out from home or from other remote locations.
  • There's an increasing trend towards working from home.
  • You'll find that the work can be demanding as organizations depend on effective databases, and there can be significant pressure to ensure that they operate smoothly, particularly if accessed online.
  • Travel and absence from home overnight may occasionally be required.
  • There are numerous opportunities to work abroad.
  • Women are currently underrepresented in the IT profession.
  • For information and jobs for women who want to work in technology take a look at Women in Technology.

Qualifications

You can enter this career with a degree in any subject but the following may be particularly useful:

  • computer science
  • computer software/computer systems engineering

Skills

You will need to show:

  • excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • good communication, teamwork and negotiation skills
  • familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design
  • the ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • good organizational skills
  • flexibility and adaptability
  • the ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers
  • business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
  • a willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology
  • a commitment to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • an understanding of information legislation, such as the Data Protection Act.

Job Details

Total Positions:
4 Posts
Job Shift:
Third Shift (Night)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gulberg 5, Lahore, Pakistan
Gender:
No Preference
Age:
20 - 45 Years
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
BS/MS COMPUTER SCIENCE
Career Level:
Entry Level
Minimum Experience:
1 Year
Apply Before:
Jan 30, 2021
Posting Date:
Jan 14, 2021
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Binary Systems PVT LTD

Information Technology · 1-10 employees - Lahore

We are primarily a system integrations and artificial intelligence based services company. Our aim is to provide cutting edge services to clients from all around the world.

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