Digicel Group Senior Database Administrator in Jamaica

Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 16 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.

Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.

The Digicel 2030 global transformation programme sees it promising customers a completely new communications and entertainment experience made possible by a more agile, customer-centric application of resources and investment.

Digicel is one of the first communications and entertainment providers in the world to initiate a wide scale transformation agenda. The core elements of the Digicel 2030 transformation see it undertaking a complete re-design of the organisational structure; putting customers in control and making a commitment to deliver a superior superfast network experience.

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.

Job Title: Senior Database Administrator

Location:Jamaica

Summary/Objective:

  • The core elements of the Digicel 2030 transformation see it undertaking a complete re-design of the organizational structure; putting customers in control and making a commitment to deliver a superior superfast network experience. As the Senior Database Administrator you will be responsible for the day to day databases administration to ensure 99.99% availability. You will support application and data warehouse teams to deliver projects in a timely manner and provide the best services as well as monitor all databases proactively and plan maintenance activities. *Main Duties & Responsibilities: *

  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of Oracle server software and related products

  • Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
  • Take care of the Database design and implementation
  • Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges)
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring
  • Setup and maintain documentation and standards
  • Work as part of a team and provide 7x24 support when required
  • Perform general technical trouble shooting and give consultation to development teams
  • Interface with Oracle Corporation for technical support
  • Patch Management and Version Control
  • Maintaining very large databases with data life cycle management. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Five years’ experience in database administration or related field
  • Three years’ experience in Oracle database administration
  • Oracle Certified Professional
  • Oracle RAC administrator
  • Proficiency in Oracle 10g/11g *Functional Skills: *

  • Oracle enterprise manager, SQL Server 2005/2008

  • Good understanding of the Oracle database, related utilities and tools
  • Good understanding of the underlying operating system (Solaris/LNUX)
  • Good knowledge of the physical database design
  • Knowledge of ALL Oracle backup and recovery scenarios using RMAN
  • Good knowledge of Oracle security management
  • Good knowledge of SQL/PLSQL
  • Good communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines

Job Title: Senior Database Administrator

Job Function: Information Technology

Location: Jamaica - HQ