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Database Administrator

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Information Tech

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Client Overview:

About our client

Discover amazing career opportunities with a company that is all about helping people achieve their dreams and aspirations!


Our client is a leading insurance and wealth and asset management group with global headquarters in Canada, operating regionally in Asia and the United States that 35,000 employees across the globe. It’s global shared service centre in Quezon City and Lapu – Lapu City provides administrative, finance, investments, analytics, professional services, support, contact centre and information technology services to companies around the world and puts the customers at the forefront.


The company aims to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. 

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Job Description and Qualification:

Key Accountabilities:
  • Performs periodic backups and perform restore procedures if needed or requested.
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Perform SQL Server installation, upgrade, patches and troubleshooting.
  • Develop maintenance plan for SQL Servers and Application Servers.
  • Takes immediate actions when database and applications performance issues arise.
  • Execute database and application implementations.
  • Administration of third-party applications.
  • Maintain documentation procedure and standards.
  • Attend to team, client and vendors meetings to discuss plans, growth, changes and issues.
  • Respond to Level 1 and Level 3 Support team concerns / questions.                                                                                                                    

Minimum Skills Requirement to Hire:
  • Understanding of Relational Database Management System Concept.
  • Intermediate skills in one of the following SQL Scripting, Powershell & DOS Scripting.
  • Administration and Database Management background.
  • Experience in Disaster Recovery Planning & High Availability Setup.
  • SQL Server / Database Troubleshooting.
  • Must pass current job expectations and meet performance metrics.
  • Must not have any attendance issues and have not received any disciplinary action.
Minimum Experience:
  • At least 3 years tenure as regular SQL Server Database Administrator.
  • Computer Science / Information Technology diploma / degree or other relevant post-secondary education preferred.
Soft Skills:
  • Excellent comprehension, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Technical Skills:
  • 2 - 3 years IT operation with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
  • 2 - 3 years Microsoft SQL Server experience.
  • Understanding of, and experience with SQL Server High Availability, monitoring, performance tune-up, Backup and Restore, Installation, Upgrade and Database Migration.
  • Understanding of, and experience with, server-client computing, ETL and relational database environments.
  • Experience maintaining Windows NT/2003/2008 R2 Enterprise Server.
  • Knowledge of Visual SourceSafe and WS FTP is a plus.
  • Familiar with ITLv4 is a plus.
Tools Specific Knowledge:
  • SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016
  • Azure
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • SQL Scripting
  • DOS / Poweshell Shell Scripting
  • Windows NT Severs
  • Planview
  • Service Now, SM7 and ISM
  • SSIS, DTA and SQL Profiler
  • ETL Concepts