30 Nov, 2022

Database Administrator

  • Nair Systems
  • Qatar
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Nair Systems is currently looking for Database Administrator for our Qatar operations with the following skill sets and terms & conditions.

Required Special Skills:

Strong analytical, problem solving, decision-making and financial management skills.
Self-driven with well-developed leadership, motivational and team-building skills.
Understanding of linkages driving profit.
Good interpersonal skills.

Framework and Boundaries:

Country’s overall strategic plan.
Budgetary/ scorecard targets.
Applicable policies and procedures.
Relevant regulatory pronouncements of the applicable local and international regulators and related best practices.
Delegated authorities as per the delegation of authority’s structure.
Instructions of the Head of In-house Systems, Head of Systems Support.
24 hours based support and on call.

Communications and Working Relationships:

Divisional and departmental officers of Information Technology and all other related divisional/ departmental officers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities by Dimensions:

A.Shareholder & Financial:

Ensure the performance of necessary database administration to support all business units operations and further the Country’s strategy.
Observes and promotes cost consciousness and efficiency, and enhance productivity, to minimize costs, avoid wastes, and optimize benefits for the bank
Act within the limits of the powers delegated to the incumbent

B.Customer (Internal & External):

Maintain relations with vendors through their support centre for problem resolution and work scheduling.
To assist customers in all their queries on Bank’s product and seek solution to their requests
Maintain activities in accordance with Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with internal departments/ units to achieve improvements in turn-around time.
Build and maintain strong and effective relationship with all other related departments and units to achieve the Group’s goals/objectives.
Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal Auditors, Compliance, Financial Control and Risk Functions as and when required.

C.Internal (Processes, Products, Regulatory):

Prepare and design the enterprise database and document standards for systems development.
Maintain and tune existing relational databases, under the direction of the Head of In-house Systems.
Analyse and implement user and systems development requirements for changes in databases and applications.
Simulate contingency plans and perform testing and upgrades of database engine versions.
Move approved systems and changes to production and build validation and audit triggers.
Maintain and update the database dictionary for the Country’s systems.
Prepare and maintain change management procedures for systems utilizing the databases.
Ensure implementation of timely and effective backup and recovery procedures for databases, in accordance with the overall contingency policy of the Country.
Ensure protection and security of database from any unauthorized access within the overall security policy of the Country.
Resize database and install database engines on servers as per the overall policy of the Country.
Research and recommend expansions or upgrades in related systems hardware and sizing needs.
Carry out a high degree of planning and monitoring to ensure best level of service and maintenance of security and contingency controls.
Assist in simulation of contingency plans.
Lead the testing and upgrades of database engine versions.
Move approved systems and changes to production.
Report to the Head of In-house Systems for approvals of work and prioritization of projects on hand and for any other database transactions that would impact capital or operating expenditures.

D.Learning & Knowledge:

Participate in meetings which add value by discussing progress, problems, and any other issues of concern.
Possess a high technical knowledge in operating systems and database engines, tools, and systems architecture to resolve any business disruption or inconvenience to the users that may critically impact the Country.
Understand system internals, architecture and limitations in deciding on methods of problem solving which may impact overall resource availability and time to deliver.
Proactively identify areas for professional development of self and undertake development activities
Seek out opportunities to remain current with all developments in professional field

E.Legal, Regulatory and Risk Framework Responsibilities:

Comply with all applicable legal, regulatory and internal compliance requirements including, but not limited to, the bank's Country Compliance manual; Group Compliance Policies and Procedures (Anti Money Laundering & Counter Terrorist Financing, Sanctions Policy, Data Protection Policy, Fraud Control Policy, Whistle Blowing Policy, Conflict of Interest and Insider Dealing Policy).
in accordance with the Branch Governance manual, contribute to and comply with the Branch’s Risk Framework, consider Risk Appetite and promote a positive Risk Culture:
Understand and effectively perform your role under the Three Lines of Defence principle to identify, measure, monitor, manage and report risks.
Ensure systematic good outcomes for clients in accordance with Conduct Risk policy.
Support the framework of RCSA, KRI, Incident reporting and remediation, as appropriate, in accordance with the Operational Risk Management requirements.
Maintain appropriate knowledge to ensure to be fully qualified to undertake the role. Complete all mandatory training provided by the Bank and attain and maintain the required levels of competence.
Attend mandatory (internal and external) seminars as instructed by the Bank.


Ensuring high standards of data protection and confidentiality to safeguard commercially sensitive information. Maintaining utmost confidentiality with regards to customer and internal bank information obtained during the course of business and provide such information on a need to know basis only to Senior Management of Bank, Audit and Compliance functions, and relevant Regulators.       
Maintains high professional standards to uphold Bank's reputation and to strengthen its market leadership position.
All other ad hoc duties and/or activities related to Bank that management may request of the employee from time to time


Domain: Bank


Terms and conditions
Joining time frame: 2 weeks (maximum 1 month)


Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at nishanthini.suda@nairsystems.com




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