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Database Administrator - Supervisory Level

Supervisory Level

₱ 120,000.00 monthly ·  Pasig, National Capital Region ·  6 days ago (updated)

WeLink Management Consultancy Services

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  • Description

  • Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Establishes the needs of users and oversees user access and security

    • Oversees performance and manages parameters in order to provide fast responses to front-end users

    • Maps out the conceptual design for a planned database

    • Considers both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users

    • Refines the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model

    • Further refines the physical design to meet system storage requirements

    • Installs and tests new versions of the database management system (DBMS)

    • Follows data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act

    • Writes database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)

    • Controls access permissions and privileges

    • Develops, manages, and tests back-up and recovery plans

    • Secures that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly

    • Carries out capacity planning

    • Works closely with IT project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers

    • Communicates regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security

    • Commissions and installs new applications and customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose

    • Manages the security and disaster recovery aspects of a database.

    • Software installation and Maintenance

    o Collaborates on the initial installation and configuration of a new database whilst the Cloud System Administrator sets up hardware and deploys the operating system for the database server\

    o Installs the database software and configures it for use.

    o Handles on-going maintenance as updates and patches are required

    o Takes care of the transfer of data from the existing system to the new platform if a new server is needed

    • Data Extraction, Transformation, and Loading

    o Handles ETL, data extraction, transformation, and loading which refers to efficiently importing large volumes of data that have been extracted from multiple systems into a data warehouse environment. (This external data is cleaned up and transformed to fit the desired format so that it can be imported into a central repository.)

    • Specialized Data Handling

    o Carefully manages a very large database (VLDB) which contains unstructured data types such as images, documents, or sound and video files requiring higher-level skills and additional monitoring and tuning to maintain efficiency

    • Database Backup and Recovery

    o Creates backup and recovery plans and procedures based on industry best practices, then makes sure that the necessary steps are followed

    o Persuades management to take necessary precautions to preserve data

    o Makes sure that everything is done on schedule

    o Uses existing backups to restore lost information to the system in the case of a server failure or other form of data loss; must be prepared for any eventuality which may require different recovery strategies.

    • Security

    o Identifies potential weaknesses of the database software and the company’s overall system and work to minimize risks and establishes best practices to minimize risks.

    o Consults audit logs to see who has done what to the data in the case of a security breach or irregularity

    • Authentication - Grants appropriate access to data to users

    • Capacity Planning

    o Makes predictions about future needs based on how large the database currently is and how fast it is growing

    o Creates the capacity to handle the extra workload if the company is growing quickly and adding many new users

    • Performance Monitoring

    o Oversees database for performance issues

    o Makes configuration changes to the software or adds additional hardware capacity if some part of the system is slowing down in processing

    • Database Tuning

    o Identifies where the database should be tweaked to operate as efficiently as possible

    o Proactively tunes a system based on application and usage instead of waiting until a problem develops

    • Troubleshooting - Quickly responds, understands, and troubleshoots problems when they occur


    • University Graduate on IT or any related sciences

    • 5-7 years of solid experience with big data platforms and tools is preferred but not mandatory

    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

    • Good communication, teamwork and negotiation skills

    • Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design and the ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure

    • Good organisational skills

    • Flexibility and adaptability

    • The ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers

    • Business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT

    • A willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology

    • An understanding of information legislation, such as the Data Protection Act.

    • Previous experience as a DBA

    • Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques

    • Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. Java)

    • Hands-on experience with SQL database design

    • Familiar with different databases like: MySQL Server, MSSQL server, HDFS, PostgreSQL;

    • Knowledge of the ETL process and implementation

    • Experience with Cloud platform of the following AWS, GCP and Oracle

    • Experience in creating detailed reports and analysis

    • Must be very detail-oriented so as to avoid the possibility of errors and serious loss

    • Good planning, organizational, and time management skills

    • Must have basic knowledge on project control techniques and principles, and ability to perform comprehensive forecasting and analysis

    • Good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

    • Must be self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities

    • Display strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Database Administrator

  • Pasig, National Capital Region

  • Company

    WeLink Management Consultancy Services
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Salary

    ₱ 120,000.00 monthly

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