Database Administrator wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/08/11
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Database Administrator
 
Job Description
Carry out database administration activities. Install, and configure Databases in UNIX & Windows environments. Patch the databases regularly in-line with Security Policies of the Bank.

1 Database Administration
• Manages the database and systems administration functions for the Bank.
Monitors the Installation, configuration and implementation of Databases in UNIX & Windows environments.
Monitors database administration tasks on Oracle RAC & MS SQL databases.
Application and database tuning on Production database for enhancing the performance.
Ensure database backups are monitored and periodic restorations are exercised by Database Administrators to ensure backup quality.

Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.
Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.
Review database & cluster logs
Manages the Disaster recovery databases. Monitors the synchronisation between production and DR databases. Manages and troubleshooting of DR databases.
Troubleshoots high priority systems such as the core banking systems to ensure availability of service.
Managing Database monitoring Tools

2 Project Management

• Provide support to the SIT/UAT process and production roll-out

3 Project Analysis and tracking

• Monitor and Reviews Capacity planning reports

4 Business Alignment

• Deliver to a standard of fast resolution of problems, demonstrated by a service-orientated mindset throughout the team

5 Leading People

• Coordinate with system analyst IT teams for project delivery

6 Communication

• Support with the communication of project status and issues

7 Other accountabilities

• Undertake similar or related tasks or duties as directed by senior management

Skills

Minimum Education Level

A university degree in a technical discipline is essential. A Master degree in a business systems related subject area would be desirable.

Professional Qualification

Database Administration Certifications would be an added Advantage

Experience

(indicate years of experience required for the role as well)

Excellent knowledge in Oracle 10g, 11g and 12c Administration
Excellent knowledge in MS SQL 2005, 2008 and 2012.
Good knowledge of UNIX (IBM AIX and Linux)
8 – 10 years experience in Database Administration.
Experience in managing Oracle database administration specialised in RAC
Experience in managing MS-SQL database administration in Cluster/Fail-over
Practical experience in monitoring and tuning the database to provide high availability of service

Data Platform Manager wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Data Platform Manager
 
Job Description
To manage big data platforms and middleware systems, aligning technology capabilities, capacity, upgrades, integration and changes with business requirements and providing technical advice to ensure technology system availability/service level agreements are met and upgrades, maintenance and integration is completed with minimal disruption to business

Big Data Platform Management
Maintain big data platform environment and middleware systems and manage day-to-day maintenance to ensure tuned for optimum performance and efficiency and service level agreements (SLA’s) are met

Benchmark system performance, analyse system bottlenecks and propose solutions in order to eliminate them
Oversee the security of big data platform and middleware systems through the use of vulnerability tools and enforcements of policies and procedures to ensure integrity and protection of systems and data Liaise with IT colleagues and business units to complete capacity planning by understanding, collating and estimating requirements and reviewing system capability to ensure demand can be met
Plan and oversee the upgrade and patching of data platforms and systems by liaising with business units, IT colleagues and external vendors, creating planned maintenance windows and completing required UAT to ensure required/ongoing support for systems and applications can be secured
Provide technical advice and guidance to the technology services team and business units in order to integrate and standardise supported systems across the bank
Streamline the operation of the big data platforms in order to facilitate analytical use case execution for a diverse user community/different business groups

2.
Vendor Management
Coordinate with external vendors to work on support issues and monitor contract compliance to ensure services are provided as per agreed service level agreements (SLAs) and turnaround times (TATs)
Review solutions provided by vendors and translate against the project requirements to assist business users in understanding system functionality
3.
Project Management
Engage with project managers in change initiative projects to ensure timely IT deliverables
Assist project managers in developing project documents and provide support in obtaining project approvals to ensure banking projects are delivered within planned timelines
Manage the identification of the resolution on issues reported by business users by coordinating with internal staff or vendors to ensure issue resolution
Provide support to the project managers in project transition to production and successful handover to production support team to ensure minimal interruption in support services
Ensure technical support for System Integration Tests for technology staff as well as for UAT to business users to assist in timely delivery of business requirements

Skills
Minimum Experience
At least 8 years of experience in Banking/Financial Services in IT having maintained big technology platforms with at least 5 years of experience in a managerial capacity
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
Professional Qualifications
Certification in Cloud platforms (For example: AWS Solution Architect) and/or Cloud Technology Certification
Certification in Infrastructure Domain
Middleware systems certification
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge and experience of banking operations and related problems
Knowledge of UNIX/LINUX OS
Experience with Hadoop platform engineering.
Familiar with distributed systems and understanding high availability.
Experience with Java, Python or Scala
Experience with IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic, Red Hat JBOSS & Apache Tomcat Administration.
Knowledge of cluster monitoring tools
Understanding of OS concepts, process management and resource scheduling
Basics of networking, CPU, memory and storage
Understanding of shell scripting
Understanding of all the components in the Hadoop ecosystem (For example: Apache Hive and Apache Mahout)

Data Architecture lead wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Lead – Data Architecture
 
Job Description
To lead the design, implementation and enhancement of information management/data strategies and identify/implement standards, guidelines and best practices to ensure data meets the required standards and business requirements

1.Data Architecture Management
Lead the design, implementation and enhancements of Data Marts, collect and analyse user requirements in order to support business users achieve business goals
Develop and implement tools and platforms for data acquisition, extraction, transformation, management and manipulation of large and complex data sets in order to meet business requirements

Manage the collection of various metadata assets and oversee profiling of internal and external data sources in order to increase visibility and promote reuse

Engage with key stakeholders to define data classifications and data zoning to enable sensitive information assets to be immediately identified and proactively managed
Develop relationships and interact with external data and analytics vendors to support the implementation of data tools and platforms

2.Data Governance and Best Practices
Determine and implement overall data modeling standards, guidelines, best practices and approved data modeling techniques to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture industry standards and IT strategy
Liaise with external regulatory authorities to develop data governance in order to facilitate data availability, quality and ownership
Supervise the creation of all conceptual, logical and physical data models and conduct periodic reviews to ensure data modeling practices and guidelines are followed and comply with policies and standards
Research and identify emerging technology and industry standard data architecture/management frameworks in order to recommend enhancements to existing systems and approaches

3.Data Security and Risk Management
Protect the bank’s data against IT risks, including unauthorised access to information, data integrity problems, loss of processing capability, and poor service levels and provide recommendations to ensure the information system is successfully exploited to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage by identifying needs

Skills
Minimum Experience
At least 10 years of experience in Information Technology, of which 5 years of experience in a managerial capacity
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science or Equivalent
Professional Qualifications
TOGAF Open Architecture Framework Certification or Equivalent
Knowledge and Skills
Communication and persuasion skills
Presentation and facilitation skills
Negotiation and mediating
Business liaison
Effective conceptualization, pattern recognition and teaming skills
Design-thinking skills

Data Architect wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Data Architect
 
Job Description
To design and build data modelling approaches in line with agreed standards, guidelines and best practices in order to meet business requirements
 
Data Architecture Management
Identify suitable data modeling approaches for tasks by assessing the suitability of existing data models and building flexible data models in order to meet any changes to business requirements

Rationalise data processing in data integration and business intelligence (BI) activities in order to promote best practices in data and analytics
Profile internal and external data sources to increase visibility and collect various metadata assets

Oversee development of data objects and data models in order to support data services in service-oriented architecture
Suggest who can take what actions, with what data, and under what circumstances in order to assist in developing data governance processes and structure Interact with external data and analytics vendors to support the implementation of data tools and platforms

Data Security and Risk Management
Protect the bank’s data against IT risks, including unauthorized access to information, data integrity problems, loss of processing capability, and poor service levels and provide recommendations to ensure the information system is successfully exploited to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage by identifying needs
.
Skills
Minimum Experience
At least 8 years of experience in technology services within the banking industry of which at least 5 years of experience in the management of financial applications/technical systems
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science or Equivalent
Professional Qualifications
TOGAF Open Architecture Framework Certification or Equivalent

Database Administrator wanted at SERCO – Dubai

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Req ID 51784 – Posted 05/07/2018 – United Arab Emirates – Dubai – Administration/Secretarial/Clerical – Full Time
Database Administrator – Success Profile
Reporting to: AFC Systems Manager
Division / Function: Operations
Base location: Dubai UAE

Job family: AFC Systems & Resource Planning
Grade: 16
Serco Leadership Tier: Managing a team within a business or function
Key purpose
The purpose of the job is to be responsible for supporting the Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram databases, ensuring their performance, availability and security.
 
Maintaining software databases of the company and manage database related issues ensuring availability and continuity.
 
Reason for role
 
To manage the AFC Systems and Software Databases

Structure and reporting relationship

Reporting to AFC Systems Manager

Based on the specific requirement of the role

Key accountabilities

Manages all database related issues of the whole Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram;
Responsible in system & database audit tasks to include assessment, evaluation and investigation:
Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) Systems
Internal Software Databases
Manage and document system configurations.
In depth analysis and investigation of systems fault and provide corrective action
Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures are correct and in-place;
Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
Contribute to and maintain system standards.
Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the databases in the live production AFC system;
Ensuring that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high resilience and performance tuning;
To proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime;
Responsible for providing trend analysis to management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management, e.g., storage and other hardware upgrades;
Responsible for troubleshooting, performance tuning of T-SQL stored procedures, jobs, and development of new procedures for reporting;
Responsible for continued improvement to Backup and restore procedures, and regular restore testing;
Responsible for setting up and managing online replication to archival server;  Responsible for trouble-shooting database corruption, inconsistency incidents to ensure operational continuity;
Creation and implementation and testing of DR/BC plans;
Responsible for maintaining new and existing software databases
Assist with troubleshooting and implementation of Windows Operating System
Tasks for AFC Level 3
Monitoring the health of the data base;
Regular checking of error logs, scheduled maintenance tasks, monitoring of storage use.
Performance tuning – ensure that the database is running with optimal parameter settings, indexing, file system parameters.
Backup and Restore of both Metro and Tram and provide enhancement solutions;
Data Warehousing – long term solution for Serco Operations Planning & Performance analysis.
Perform and carry out other duties as instructed / directed by the AFC Systems Manager and Head of AFC Systems and Resource Planning

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Network engineer wanted by Ghassan Aboud – Dubai

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Network Engineer
Company: Ghassan Aboud Group
 
Experience: 5 years
Location: Dubai
Job Description
 
We are hiring for Network Engineer to join our IT Team.
 
He will be responsible to provide: –

– Level I and Level II support in Service Desk.
 
– Service Operation which includes incident management,
 
– Problem Management, Access Management, Event Management and Request fulfillment.

– Management of day-to-day operations including monitoring, management, backup and reporting services for Directory Servers, Email Servers, SQL Servers, SAP Servers, VoIP Servers, Web Servers, and other servers and network devices.

– Support and operation management services for all on-promises servers; Domain Controllers, DNS Servers, DHCP Servers, Wireless Management Servers, FTP Servers, File Servers, IP Telephony Servers, Application Servers, Databases Servers, and Virtualization Servers.

– Operation management Services for all networking Devices and Technologies; Firewalls, Switches, Routers, VLANs, VPNs, ACLs, SIP Trunks, NAT and QoS.

Candidates from media industry will be preferred

Database Administrator wanted by SERCO – Dubai

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Database Administrator – Success Profile
Reporting to: AFC Systems Manager
The purpose of the job is to be responsible for supporting the Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram databases, ensuring their performance, availability and security.
Maintaining software databases of the company and manage database related issues ensuring availability and continuity.

Reason for role
To manage the AFC Systems and Software Databases
Structure and reporting relationship
Manages all database related issues of the whole Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram;
Responsible in system & database audit tasks to include assessment, evaluation and investigation:

Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) Systems
Internal Software Databases
Manage and document system configurations.
In depth analysis and investigation of systems fault and provide corrective action
Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures are correct and in-place;
Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
Contribute to and maintain system standards.
Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the databases in the live production AFC system;
Ensuring that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high resilience and performance tuning;
Resource Planning

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications

A degree holder in Computer Science or Computer Engineering;
Relevant Microsoft / Oracle certification level;
Professionally qualified with membership of a recognized transport institution
Strong self-sufficiency and initiative working on Database projects.
Understanding of XML schemas, XSLT, Practical experience in handling XML files from database perspective.
A proactive attitude to work, ability to perform with little or no supervision.

Engineering Data Analyst wanted by SERCO in Dubai

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Engineering Performance Data Analyst – Reporting to: System Performance Manager
Division/Function: Engineering – Serco Dubai Metro
The purpose of this position is to assist the System Performance Manager in carrying out data
analysis of all aspects of Systems Integration, asset performance, Serco Dubai Metro maintenance accomplishment performance.
This position will be within the System Performance Section of the Engineering department. The job holder will report to the System Performance Manager

Key Job Responsibilities
Assist the System Performance Managers in failure management tracking by monitoring and analyzing the system performance data generated from the maintenance management system (MMS), operations control system (OCS) and other diagnostic and tracking tools of the Dubai Metro railway;
Collecting system performance data, data cleansing, carrying out data analysis, preparing system failure analysis reports (on daily, weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis),
Assist the System Performance Manager in preparation of the RAMS monthly report
gathering failure reports and producing distribution graphs and trend analysis reports;
Liaison with maintenance section managers, to determine the monthly statistical needs of eachfunction, in order to ensure effective asset performance management;
Perform and carry out other duties as instructed / directed by the System performance
Managers and Head of Engineering.
HSQE Responsibilities and Information Security Responsibilities

Awareness of the Integrated Management System and the content of the Health, Safety, Quality & Environment and Information Security Policy Statements;
Understanding of personal responsibilities and contribution to achieving compliance with the Integrated Management System requirements, (including but not limited to competence to perform safety critical roles, legal requirements, control measures arisen from environmental impacts and aspects, job safety analysis and information security risk assessment) and the potential consequences of departure from the arrangements in place to deliver the commitments stated in the policies statements above;

Knowledge
Higher National Certificate or Technical Diploma in systems, engineering physics, electrical,electronics engineering discipline or equivalent

Skills
Excellent numerical and PC skills including the use of MS Office (Excel, Word, Access Database
etc), Maintenance Management System (MMS), Operations Control System (OCS) for data analysis;
Ability to understand complex systems and learn new software based applications;

Experience
A minimum of 1 year preferably 2 years of work experience as data analyst, system analyst or asan information analyst;
Working knowledge of statistical and numerical analysis and technique in addition to
performance analysis, preparations of maintenance procedures and instructions, safety andquality plans and procedures;

Project Manager wanted by ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Project Manager – Data Integration
Job Description
To manage the implementation of technology projects and changes, provide subject matter expertise of various complexity based on an in-depth understanding of the bank’s systems, processes and functional business requirements and help design and develop technical solutions while supporting business with the management and maintenance of business systems

Project Management and Change Delivery Management
Manage and deliver technology projects and changes by engaging with various internal and external stakeholders and adopting the project management framework to ensure projects are completed within the defined timelines and budgets in compliance with ADCB standards

Manage the development, configuration, parameterisation, testing, deployment of technology changes and transition to production while extending support and guidance to business users for planning/conducting software acceptance testing

Develop and design technology solutions through business and application architecture principles and maintain efficient and agile technology for the business

Develop project approvals, RFPs, technical documents, procedures, transition documents and other project related documentation within scope of the subject matter of the project in line with the required standards

Coordinate with IT teams in planning and monitoring and adapt to changing business priorities to ensure technology changes are aligned with business requirements/priorities

System Management
Manage the support, maintenance and availability of a portfolio of banking applications along with managing key support processes like problem management and incident management

Manage a team of application support analysts responsible for supporting a wide range of banking applications to ensure availability of relevant application systems to support business and operation needs

Budget Management
Contribute to the preparation of the business area’s budget and manage and monitor the financial performance against the budget so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified, rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalised upon

Manage planning and budgeting for technology projects and coordinate and contribute for preparation of business initiated technology projects, monitoring the financial performance against the budget for the bank and its subsidiaries

Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of application solutions including sourcing, purchasing and development

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