Senior Engineer – Database Administrator Jobs in Abu Dhabi at G42
Title: Senior Engineer – Database Administrator
Location: Abu Dhabi
OverviewPresight AI is looking for an experienced professional Senior Database Administrator (DBA) with technical skills and knowledge that extends across Applications/ Server/ Storage/ Network technologies to administer a large, complex production DB environment. The role performs highly effective centralized database administration for multiple databases, troubleshoot and provide system level support/ guidance/ solutions to ensure a 24X7 operations of mission critical applications.
The opportunityTo play a critical role in the development of high-performance data solutions & information products at Presight.
Presight is UAE’s leading Analytics-driven, Cloud first, AI-enabled company with a deep focus on driving digital transformation in the MENACA region to power the next generation of cities, businesses, and industries. When it comes to challenges faced by organizations in the MENACA regions, Presight has in-depth knowledge and expertise. Presight enables public and private sector stakeholders to make analytics-driven, intelligent decisions. Its solutions help steer digital transformation and simplify its customers’ challenges across various industries, including digital governments, national security, national cloud, healthcare, financial sectors, and infrastructure.
Founded in 2020, the company is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Presight has developed transformative products/solutions which enable its customers to gain a stark competitive advantage by integrating AI, deep Analytics and ML in their digital transformation. The team of over +190 staff includes domain specialists, operations experts, data scientists, solution architects, software developers, engineers and data analysts from different countries – all committed to delivering impact.
Presight is an operating company of G42, UAE’s leading AI and Cloud Computing company that champions AI as drivers that power progress, propelled by the combination of exceptional people and technology.
ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Senior Manager – Solution Architecture, your key responsibilities are:
Ensure DB availability 24X7 for mission critical applications.
Proactively manage and maintain security standards and controls. Implements and maintains database security and encryption
Actively seek to optimize and simplify DB architecture.
Take ownership of performance and capacity monitoring aspects of the DB.
Execute data migration jobs and scripts as required.
Assist the infrastructure team in sizing hardware used for the DB.
Support and collaborate with product developers. Contribute to the creation and maintenance of disaster recovery plans.
Create a reliable backup strategy, oversees backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover.
Determine and document DB policies, procedures and standards.
Performance testing and evaluation to ensure data security, privacy and integrity. Identification of bottle necks and deadlock issues.
Ensure SLA’s & operational KPI’s are met, working as necessary with internal and external support functions when major incidents occur.
Perform maintenance operations daily, weekly and monthly on Oracle and SQL servers and databases, and information systems for the purpose of ensuring efficient program operations.
Perform database backups and restorations, and recovers corrupted databases.
Evaluate and recommend new database technologies.
Develop, manage and test database and information system backup and recovery plans.
Prepare written materials for the pur…