Database Administrator

Location: Ar Riyad, Ar Riyad SA


Requisition Number: 209703

External Description:

As 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 (tuning performance (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
  • Gain certification in Teradata technology as agreed with the head of the unit
  • 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 stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Process driven, proactive attitude to maximise up time of the production environments
  • 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
  • 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: Ar Riyad

State: Ar Riyad

Community / Marketing Title: Database Administrator

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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