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Associate Database Administrator (03 Positions)

Lahore, Pakistan

Job Description:

  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of Informix & MySQL server software and related products.
  • Establishes and maintains database backups & recovery policies and procedures.
  • Creates new database instances and performs database migration within and across the platforms with minimum down time.
  • Maintains the existing database design and takes care of new implementations.
  • Implements and maintains database security (create and maintain users, assign roles and privileges) as per company's policy.
  • Performs query optimization, database performance evaluation and tuning.
  • Performs database re-organizations as required to assist performance and ensure maximum up-time of the database.
  • Performs comprehensive and proactive database monitoring.
  • Setup and maintain documentation and standards.
  • Provides technical support to application development teams.
  • Reviews and assists the impact analysis of any changes made on production databases.
  • Works as part of a team and provide 24x7 support.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves the problems regarding the databases.
  • Performs general technical trouble shooting and gives consultation to development teams.
  • Interfaces with vendors for technical support.
  • Evaluates new features and products related to database.

We are looking for:

  • Minimum Education: BS(CS) Honors or MS(CS)
  • Required Experience: 1 year experience.


  • Fresh or 1 Year experience as a DBA on Unix-based (Linux/Solaris) systems.
  • Strong knowledge of Unix Operating System internals.
  • Good understanding of Informix & MySQL databases, related utilities and tools.
  • A good knowledge of physical database design.
  • Overall knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL and analytical SQL.
  • Strong problem troubleshooting and database monitoring skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of Informix & MySQL backups and recovery scenarios.
  • Excellent skills in shell scripts writing.
  • Skills in informix Open Admin tool and MySQL Enterprise Monitor will be a plus.
  • A good knowledge of Informix & MySQL security management.
  • Excellent query writing skills.
  • Good Knowledge and experience in database migration.
  • Excellent Analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge in Linux/Solaris environments.
  • Should have sound communication skills with management, development teams, vendors, systems administrators and other related service providers.
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