Saudi Aramco
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Database Administrator

Job Description and Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related specialty from a leading university.

  • At least 3 years of industrial experience in the system administration of Microsoft servers and SQL Server. Certifications in relevant areas are considered a plus.
  • Experience in system architecture, specifically in Microsoft-based clustered environments.
  • Experience in SharePoint databases and PowerShell scripting is a plus.
  • Experience in working with virtualization, especially knowledge of Microsoft System Center, is a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management at all levels within the organization. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to document work, and produce system manuals, user guides, and training material.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

  • As the SQL Server Administrator, you will be responsible for the administration of our database systems (SEIS).
  • Plan and upgrade the database servers to the latest stable versions while retaining business continuity.
  • Be responsible for the backup, recovery drills, and other mechanisms required to guarantee data retention and availability.
  • Undertake performance studies and troubleshooting to ensure the availability and usability of the database system, including SQL query optimization, storage technologies, distributed databases, and other relevant technologies.
  • Maintain technology know-how and future trends regarding Microsoft database products.
  • Assist in the training, development, and mentoring of junior staff.