Jr. Database Administrator (Oracle/SQL)

  • Competitive
  • Manama, Capital Governorate, Bahrain
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Arab Banking Corporation
  • 20 Feb 19

Scope of the Job

The holder of this position is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Strong architecture knowledge in Oracle and SQL server database.
  • Primarily responsible for Oracle/SQL Server database availability across 24/7 *365 days.
  • Should be able to manage and administer Oracle/SQL Server databases running on production and development environment.
  • Manage the database alert, trace log, error log and proactively monitor DB any abnormalities.
  • Knowledge on Performance management of database through AWR, ADDM, SQL Profiler and monitoring tools.
  • Knowledge on Database High Availability services like Oracle RAC, Oracle Clusterware, SQL Always ON.
  • Database Replication service like ODG, ADG, Log shipping, Always ON and database mirroring.
  • Should perform the database backup and restore as on required.
  • Managing database space, user profile, privilege, connection, temp space, waits, locks
  • Managing security, permissions of server roles and database roles.
  • Database backups utilities such as RMAN, expdp/impdp and other utilities, SQL server backup/restore mechanisms.
  • Monitor/administer the datafile size, tablespace growth and file system size related issues to Database.
  • Applying latest releases of RDBMS patches from Oracle on Production and Test instance to resolve application issues.
  • Should be able to create DB user accounts and grants/revoke with appropriate privileges as per bank standard/security policies.
  • Must be able to perform day to day DBA tasks and operational procedures provided by the team.
  • Periodically update and maintain DBA checklist and operational procedures.
  • Should be able to manage and resolve sync gap issues on Database replication between primary and DRC center.
  • Added advantage if working on banking domain and exposure on banking applications.
  • Should have basic working knowledge on operating system such as Solaris, Linux, Windows etc.,
  • Ability to report to escalate potential/proactive database issues to Shift leader or Head of the department.
  • Should be able to work as a team and rotational shifts.

Areas of Knowledge / Experience

  • DBA experience in Oracle and SQL Server Databases
  • Working Knowledge on standard Banking Applications.
  • IT Certifications in Oracle / SQL Server
  • Knowledge on Control-M is added advantage
  • Knowledge on Linux & Unix
  • Non-IT certifications PMP, ITIL is plus.


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree.


  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Oracle and SQL Database Administration.