Database Administrator wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

ADCB bank Abu Dhabi logo


ADCB bank Abu Dhabi logo
ADCB bank Abu Dhabi logo

Expiry Date: 2018/08/11
Ref. JB3800461
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


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


(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