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Database Administrator

Job Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Number: 00327795


- Job description

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Job Description
Accenture Software professionals design, implement and deploy packaged software solutions that have been developed to accommodate unique ASW industry business and management processes, regulatory requirements and other business needs.

A Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of a database.  DBA is also involved in the planning and development of the database and troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.


 Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible to plans and organize database activities regarding reliability, performance monitoring and tuning, security, back-up and disaster recovery
  • Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
  • Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
  • Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products.
  • Prepares users by conducting training, providing information and resolving problems.
  • Supports database functions.  Codes, edits, installs and verifies store procedures and functions for accessing, maintaining and populating databases
  • Recommends and implements database solutions to support data integrity efforts
  • Implement required security controls are designed around data and databases
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Participates in cross-team and cross-project implementations
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or any equivalent degree
  • Typically require 5 years of database administration experience working with various database management systems
  • Has a broad level of understanding of information systems, applications standards
  • Good problem-solving, strong analytical and organisational skills 
  • Eye for detail and accuracy 
  • Understanding of structured query language (SQL) 
  • Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design
  • Business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
  • An understanding of information legislation, such as the Data Protection Act 
  • The ability to work quickly, under pressure and to deadlines 
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment, where the technology is constantly changing
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment 
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment 
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Has in-depth knowledge of computer languages, operating systems, DBMS.
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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