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Job Description:

Location Dubai, AE

Company Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID 43250

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get The chance to push the limits every single day

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees Youll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best

About the role

The primary objective is to contribute to the overall success of the organization by managing 400 existing databases across the landscape (SQL/DB2/Oracle) The role will be the lead expert in the all the Databases administration and will act as a lead and adviser in the area The role will have access to data across the AFG landscape and must maintain high levels of confidentiality, responsible for risk management associated with the databases


Responsible for managing database of 3 different flavors MS-SQL, DB2 & Oracle

Responsible for provisioning, capacity management, performance management and upgrades

Day-to-day support, designing and maintenance of databases

Installation, configuration, up-gradation, patching and cloning of databases

Implement, maintain integrity of data & manages users and database security

Ensure proactive measures to reduce unplanned downtime and data loss

Capacity Planning & Optimize DB performance

Create & Implement Disaster recovery plan and testing

Develop and implement backup/restore/recovery policies and procedures

Lead the setup and maintenance of documentation and Standard Operating Procedures

Lead the automation of procedures wherever required to promote rapid response to fix issues

Work with third party vendors to quickly escalate and resolve issues

Custodian of all Database software maintenance contracts and renewal To ensure timely renewal of all contracts

Woking in co-ordination with Business, platform & security teams

Establish and maintain strong relationship with vendors to build road maps, technical support, training programs, new technologies and upgrades

Identify technical training needs, design training modules and conduct trainings and awareness for junior resource


Education A degree in Computer Science or related discipline and relevant database certification

Minimum Experience and Knowledge Minimum 10 years Database Administrator experience in an enterprise environment on various platforms including Windows, AIX, Linux/Unix

Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks

Experience in managing multiple RDBMS on large and mission critical systems
Experience in Oracle, SQL server 2005/2008 database administration & support is a MUST
Expert level skills in reading and writing complex stored procedures, views, and triggers
Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills
Experience of disaster recovery & Data Guard
Knowledge of UNIX, shell scripts is required
Experience to work on RAC databases with ASM on AIX
Experience in DB2 database administration & support will be an added advantage
Experience writing technical documentation
Highly motivated and strong team player with excellent communication skills is a must
Must be able to work occasional weekends and after office hours
High level of confidentiality associated with managing sensitive information


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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG, Retailing
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 03rd Jun 2020

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