Senior Specialist - Database Administration

Information Technology -AUH

Key Accountabilities: ]• Maintain and evaluate new technologies and procedures for backup, restoration, and disaster recovery for high availability and high volume mission critical databases • Generate standards, processes, policies, and procedures for implementing and supporting new database designs and technologies and recommend ways to improve security • Anticipate and solve unusual database problems that have significant impact on CBUAE operations by addressing potential problems as highlighted by database trend analytics and recommend modifications or upgrades for multiple high complexity databases • Assist in establishing, managing, deploying and maintaining backup and restore policies, procedures, processes and requirements for both administrative and technical aspects • Identify operational issues and risks and apply fact- based insights to develop and evaluate options for resolution • Navigate systems that are used for storage system management and oversee the deployment of storage provisioning and their components to ensure effective integration in the IT infrastructure • Manage disaster recovery activities under the scope of DR assurance, DR testing, replication, and backup and restore in addition to overseeing DR efforts • Analyze, investigate, and resolve anomalies in systems, networks, and applications and carry out various tasks of risk assessment under supervision • Coordinate with vendors, service providers and CBUAE systems participants for any system issues • Oversee and ensure the orderly maintenance of systems and its related software and applications • Provide leadership and direction to subordinates towards the achievement of goals and objectives, as well as, motivate them to enhance performance and produce quality work • Perform any other duties outside the scope as and when required. Position Specifications: •A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, information systems or any other related discipline •Relevant professional certifications will be an advantage Experience: •5 - 8 years of experience with at least 3 years of experience in a similar role •Working experience in the UAE, with appropriate familiarity with the UAE market and regulations