Database Administrator (FOREX) – Limassol

Full Time
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Industry Forex
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

Advance Career on behalf of our client a CyEC regulated financial services organisation is seeking to employ a Database Administrator;

Responsibilities:
Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security;
Monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users;
Mapping out the conceptual design for a planned database;
Considering both back-end organisation of data and front-end accessibility for end-users;
Refining the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model;
Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements;
Installing and testing new versions of the DBMS;
Maintaining data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act;
Writing database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata);
Controlling access permissions and privileges;
Developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans;
Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly;
Capacity planning;
Data warehouse;
Working closely with IT project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers;
Communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security;
Commissioning and installing new applications and customising existing applications

Qualifications :
Bachelors or Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent education and experience.
At least 5 years’ experience in administering SQL/MySQL server databases
Solid experience in Data Warehouse projects
Experienced in ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) development / data integration.
Sound knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture and SQL/T-SQL.
Experience in SQL Server Clustering and HA technologies including mirroring, log shipping, failover cluster and various replication technologies would be an advantage.
Knowledge of other databases like MySQL, No SQL databases and In-memory databases and MCTIP certification will be an advantage.
Previous experience within the FX industry or Financial Services on a similar IT field as above, will be considered a strong advantage.
Strong team player within a team of specialists
Attention to detail
Excellent communication skills

Benefits:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful person.