Database Administrator

  • Gehalt: Competitive
  • Standort: Doha, Ad Dawḩah, Katar
  • Art des Jobangebots: Vollzeit
  • Unternehmen: Qatar National Bank (QNB)
  • Aktualisiert am: 17 Okt 18

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About QNB
QNB Group, the biggest bank in Qatar, and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, is looking to hire a Database Administrator, to meet the requirements of the expansion of its office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
QNB Group's presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 30 countries across 3 continents, providing a comprehensive range of products and services. The total number of staff is more than 28,000 operating from over 1200 locations.

Role Summary:
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 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.


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related qualification
  • 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 ).
  • Oracle, SQL 9 (Themboni) experience is essential

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV