Senior Teradata Database Administrator

Location: Cairo, Al Qahirah EG


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 207899

Position Title: Managed Services III

External Description:

As Senior Teradata Database Administrator, you will:

  • Perform the DBA related tasks in key areas of Database, Performance Management & Reporting for a variety of customers
  • Configure and maintain backup and recovery procedures
  • Be responsible for deploying best practices in the operational support of complex customer databases
  • Manage users and permissions based on the level of roles and security matrix
  • Monitoring of database performance and implementation of optimisation techniques (performance tuning, monitoring CPU usage and Disk I/O activity via Viewpoint, creating and maintaining indexes & partitioning, statistics collection, Teradata active workload management optimization)
  • Working at the customer’s site or remotely from either the Teradata office or home where appropriate
  • Incident handling and troubleshooting
  • Involvement in pilot projects with Teradata’s and partner’s software
  • Gain certification in Teradata technology as agreed with the head of the unit
  • Mentor junior team members to help them develop their DBA skills and ensure they adhere to agreed best practices
  • Working alongside consulting teams where appropriate to ensure those teams adopt best practices to maximise robustness of deployed applications

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Good communicator with the ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong process driven, proactive attitude to maximise up time of the production environments
  • Strong Database Administrator expertise preferably in Teradata technology although other technologies that will be considered include Oracle, SQL SERVER, etc. 
  • Linux/UNIX administration and shell scripting knowledge (at least basic)
  • Ability to write complex and performant SQL & undertake performance tuning
  • Strong skills in process automation
  • Teradata maintenance experience will be a plus
  • Ideally knowledgeable in ITIL though not essential
  • Cloudera or Hortonworks maintenance experience will be a plus but not essential


City: Cairo

State: Al Qahirah

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Teradata Database Administrator

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

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