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Job Description

CentricSource is seeking Experienced Database Engineer Professionals who have 3-5 years of working experience in same discipline.

Required Skills:

  • Strong database and RDBMS concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL storage engines.
  • Excellent query writing and optimization skills.
  • He should be expert in table indexing and partitioning techniques.
  • Excellent data backup and restoration skills in both online and offline areas.
  • General understanding of operating system, at least middle level knowledge of Linux environment is a must.
  • Excellent server configuration skills including memory, CPU, database connection and disk allocation with respect to load.
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting skills and error/access log reading expertise.
  • Must have good knowledge of configuring database as cluster. 
  • Must have excellent knowledge of securing database server/cluster.
  • Must be good at assigning user roles and permissions.
  • Should have good knowledge of database replication, clustering and sharding.
  • General understanding of routine maintenance, recovery, and handling database failover.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous/Current experience in PaaS cloud platforms; AWS experience prefered
  • Good knowledge of supporting tools in all above skillset.
  • General understanding of storage technologies and memory management.
  • Understanding of noSQL databases preferably Mongodb.
  • Mongodb server management, backup and recovery.
  • Understanding of API structures and/or experience personally creating APIs is a huge plus for this role. 

Included Responsibilities:

  • Help to provide a seamless flow and secure accessibility of data throughout the organization; keeping in mind backend data structure as well as frontend needs for the end-user experience.
  • He will be involved in database planning phase for his valuable inputs from performance, availability and storage aspects.
  • He will be responsible of planning and executing backup and restoration strategies. 
  • He will be monitoring the database for performance and identify possible issues before occurrence.
  • He will be responsible of planning database failover strategy to making it highly available for the system.
  • He will be responsible of database security and reliability in-case of any issue incident should be documented.
  • Work with the DevOps team to make sure that proper maintenance is performed on the database servers. This includes: overseeing upgrades, patches, migrations, etc.
  • Create custom monitoring and maintenance plans.
  • Administering and testing new upgrades and databases.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database problems.
  • He will be creating user and assigning them proper rolls and permissions.

What's in it for you;

  • Work with cutting edge technology and ability to meet the deadline.
  • Work in a casual yet fast paced environment.
  • Independent, self-motivated, good teamwork and able to communicate & collaborate effectively with internal developers and project managers.
  • Strong Verbal and Written communication in ENGLISH is a must.
  • Competitive Salary and fringe Benefits.


Job Details

Total Positions:
2 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
3 Years - 7 Years
Apply Before:
Feb 02, 2019
Posting Date:
Jan 03, 2019
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Information Technology · 51-100 employees - Karachi

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