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SQL Server Database Administrator for Qatar, Doha



Doha, Qatar 

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VAM Systems is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, USA, Australia, Singapore & India.


VAM Systems is currently looking for SQL Server Database Administrator for our Qatar operations with the following skill set and terms and conditions:


Skill set required:


  • Expertise on installing, configuring, managing, monitoring and troubleshooting SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2008 R2/2012 and SQL 2014

  • 7 + years of handling MSSQL RDBMS with clustering Experience.

  • High level of expertise in Microsoft Clustering Services (MSCS) both Active/Active and Active/Passive with provision of failover and failback capabilities.

  • Experience in design and maintaining Log Shipping & Mirroring.

  • Experience in upgrading database from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005/ 2008/2008 R2 and SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 R2/SQL 2012/2014.

  • Extensive experience in deploying and monitoring packages using SSIS and DTS.

  • Must have worked High Availability on Log Shipping, Replication, Clustering and Mirroring

  • Strong knowledge and experience in DR Plans - Preparing DR plans and perform DR drill and real DR exercise

  • Strong knowledge and experience in backups and recovery

  • Strong knowledge to Implementing Database maintenance plan for Database consistence & Integrity.

  • Strong Knowledge in Database Security modules

  • Experience to manage SQL Server Logins, Database users and user permissions.

  • Experience in Monitoring, Analyzing database performance, Tuning and Allocation of server resources to achieve optimum database performance. Tracing and Performance tuning using SQL Profiler.

  • Experience in configuring Transactional and Snapshot Replication, Database Mirroring and Log Shipping in Production Environment

  • Proficient with SQL Server tools, including Enterprise Manager, Management Studio, Query Analyzer, Profiler, SQL Server Agent, DTS, SSRS and SSIS.

  • Experience Installing, Monitoring and Troubleshooting of SSRS & SSIS

  • Strong knowledge in SQL Server Reporting Services to Designing the SSRS reports according to the business need

  • Experience in T-SQL - Writing Stored Procedures, Views, Functions and Queries

  • Experience in developing the successful Backup strategies based on Recovery models.

  • Should have experience in third party backup tools such as, Tivoli Data Protector for SQL and HPOV monitoring

  • Experience to sync Pre-Production and Development database server environment with production.

  • Experience to Applying Security updates, hot fixes and SP up gradation.

  • Process Experience - Very strong in ITIL processes on Change Management, Problem Management, Incident Management and ITIL Process related activities

  • Provide 7x24 environment uptime supports to all SQL Servers.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral to interact effectively with application team, vendors and external customers.

  • Provide on-call/off-hours DBA support as well as perform weekend maintenance tasks.

  • Should have Experience in backup tools like TSM TDP, EMC Networker.

  • Knowledge in Unix OS is will be preferred.

  • Should have basic knowledge in managing and administration of Oracle RDBMS.

  • Should have knowledge in developing PL/SQL.

  • Should have basic Knowledge in Oracle installations and configuration.

  • Should have basic knowledge in Oracle Memory Architecture.

  • Should have knowledge in Oracle High availability solution (RAC).

  • Should have knowledge in Oracle Backup and Recovery.

  • Knowledge in Shell scripting will be an add one advantage


Qualifications & certifications:


  • Relevant experience minimum of 7 years in SQL Database administration.

  • Microsoft® Certified IT Professional ﴾MCITP﴿

  • Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist ﴾MCTS﴿

  • SQL Clustering experience is mandatory

  • Oracle Certified Administrator /Professional will be an add one advantage.


Domain: Bank


Terms and conditions:


Joining time frame:   2 weeks (maximum 4 weeks)


The selected candidates shall join VAM Systems – Qatar and shall be deputed to one of the leading banks in Qatar


Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at ambili.krishnan@vamsystems.com or call us + 91 4762681150.






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