Job Description

  • Designs and documents database architecture.
  • Assesses malfunctions of hardware and/or software applications for the purpose of determining
  • Appropriate actions to maintain computer, network, and database operations.
  • Builds database scheme, tables, procedures and permissions.
  • Creates, tests, and executes data management languages.
  • Develops database utilities and automated reporting.
  • Analyzes and sustains capacity and performance requirements.
  • Monitors systems and platforms for availability.
  • Oversees backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover.
  • Performs maintenance operations daily, weekly and monthly on Microsoft and SQL servers and
  • databases, and information systems for the purpose of ensuring efficient program operations.
  • Performs database backups and restorations, and recovers corrupted databases.
  • Evaluates and recommend new database technologies.
  • Implements and maintains database security and encryption.
  • Develops, manages and tests database and information system backup and recovery plans.
  • Develops standards and policies for data entry, and ensures compliance.
  • Prepares written materials for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.
  • Prepares and distributes reports, including but not limited to weekly and monthly status reports to the IT Operations Director.
  • Attends seminars, conferences, in-service training and staff meetings as required
  • Other related duties, as assigned

Experience in the following:

  • Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO); using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools is required.
  • Backups, restores, and recovery models is required.
  • Microsoft SQL Server, Server Profiler, Reporting Services, ETL SSIS and Tableau.
  • Ability to conduct High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) testing plan and support SQL Server environments.
  • Microsoft SQL Clustering and Replication.
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux Server, administrating Active Directory, DNS, Windows Group Policy Objects (GPO’s) and Group Policy Preferences (GPP).

Job Requirements

  • BS degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification
  • 5+ years working experience as a Database administrator
  • MCSA SQL certification is required.
  • MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certification is preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
  • ITIL Foundation certified

Work Nature

  • 40 hours per week
  • Project located in New Cairo