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Database Architect
Information Technology Department, Lahore
Apply By Oct 6, 2017
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Sep 6, 2017)

Job Purpose:

Database Architect will help in setting up a high performance, reliable, and scalable Database infrastructure. The Database Architect will bring in industry best practice, with their own expertise to define the current standards, as well as the future architectures for our Database environments

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the database has adequate storage, backup, recovery and archiving procedures and follow those procedures.

  • Determines database structural requirements by analyzing client operations, applications, and programming; reviewing objectives with clients; evaluating current systems

  • Installs database systems by developing flowcharts; applying optimum access techniques; coordinating installation actions; documents actions

  • Maintains database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems; calculating optimum values for parameters; evaluating, integrating, and installing new releases; completing maintenance; answering user questions

  • Provides leadership, guidance, and coordination for large DBA support teams, including coordination of complex database design, development, implementation, and support of databases for project and/or production efforts

  • Maintain organization’s database, ensuring consistency and availability of data.

  • Consolidate and streamline the storage of data, transferring information from various sources, as applicable.

  • Set up and test new database management techniques.

  • Participation in development projects, systems design, maintain contact with the software vendor for any kind of optimization.

  • Monitor health of a database system on regular basis, also include performance monitoring and tuning.

  • Ensure that backups are made and other housekeeping jobs are taken care of. Add/remove users and changing critical passwords.

  • Install new/changed applications (i.e. stored procedures/triggers and updates from software vendor).

  • DB vendor’s technical support and any other aspects of IT activity around a database system.

  • Responsible of System Administration of all servers in data center and DR Site (Applications/hardware).

  • Provide ongoing support to all IT infrastructure/ADC channels.

  • Responsible for patch management of all servers in DC and DR site.

  • Any other responsibility assigned by the supervisor.

Core Competencies:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of Oracle & SQL Server. Sybase database will be preferable.

  • Strong knowledge and experience of Database Design, Data Maintenance, Database Security, Database Management, Requirements Analysis & Operating Systems ( Windows and Linux)

  • Equipped with a good understanding of laws regarding privacy, data storage, data backups. Knowledge of Banking application and proven ability to work in distributed systems

  • Should have professional level Certification in Oracle or MS SQL Server

  • Good written and oral communication skills. Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment, Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, Technical Zeal,  Presenting Technical Information & Training. 

Technical Training:

  • Certification in Oracle, MS SQL Server

Banking/Financial Services
Software & Web Development
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Degree Title
Minimum Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering from a reputed institute. Master degree holders will be preferred
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Required Experience
8 Years - 10 Years(8 years of relevant experience)