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Applications Database Administrator (Applications DBA)

Petaling Jaya Job No. 11503653 Full-time - On-Site

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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.

Key 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

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