Role description

Our client is a successful global consulting organisation leading in technology advisory across all industry sectors and expanding rapidly across the region. They are currently looking for an experienced SQL Server Database Administrator.

  • Responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes in cluster environment
  • Monitor system’s health and performance
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Analyze, solve and correct issues in real time
  • Provide suggestions for solutions
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues and document changes
  • Assist developers with query tuning and schema refinement
  • Provide 24×7 support for critical production systems
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Minimum 5-Years’ experience as a SQL Server DBA
  • Knowledge of other databases (e.g. Oracle, MySql, Maria) will be added advantage
  • Experience of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO)
  • Experience with Windows server and Linux server
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

Essential skills

Preference will be given to the candidate who is having NoSQL database (e.g. Mongo, cosmos database) experience

Based in the United Arab Emirates, Arunima has been with Thomas Thor since 2016 and is a Senior Recruitment Consultant with international recruitment experience.

Arunima Dipu