Associate/AVP, Database Administrator

  • Attractive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GIC Private Limited
  • 16 Aug 17

We are one of the largest investment management in the world, with over 1000 people working together to create long-term value.

Technology Department

The Technology Department (TD) is a key enabler to keep our business moving forward and is constantly exploiting state-of-the-art information technologies to enhance GIC’s ability to be the leading global long-term investment firm. We aim to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Technology Department as a Database Administrator.

•Working closely with Application Development group to provide technical support, advice and implementation on database systems in all environments.
•Ensuring compliance with IT security standards, policies and procedures for database implementation and operation.
•Performing regular database re-organization and maintenance for the efficient operations of databases.
•Performing database patching and upgrades where necessary.
•Performing backup and restoration of databases.
•Participating in disaster recovery exercise.
•Monitoring the availability and health of database systems 24x7.
•Monitoring and tuning database performance using performance management tools.
•Evaluating database management tools that will enhance database operation to increase efficiency.
•Be prepared to work on weekends and provide rotational standby duties.

•3 to 7 years of relevant experience in database administration or database design.
•With a good degree in Computer Engineering or Information Technology.
•Excellent knowledge and experience in database administration in Oracle 11g, 12c and MS SQL Server 2012 / 2014. 
•Hands-on experience and technical knowledge of Exadata will be an added advantage.
•A good team player who thrives in a dynamic environment and is willing to learn new technologies.