Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Network For Electronic Transfers (singapore) Pte Ltd
5-7 years
84000 - 108000 SGD

Job Description

Position Summary

You will work with a team of Database Administrators whose mission is to maintain 24/7 database availability in production environments relating to online payment services in NETS.

You will be responsible for day-to-day administration tasks, which includes installation, configuration, upgrades, patching, backup & recovery, tuning, scripting, query optimizations and routine maintenance of the databases under your care.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish database performance baseline and executing workload tests such as replication, backup & recovery, log shipping, scalability, partitioning etc.
  • Responsible for Database sizing, capacity planning, performance tuning and database account management.
  • Review release notes and upgrade or patch database software based on maintenance schedules.
  • Work closely with stakeholders in supporting the application development lifecycle by building an effective, usable database environment while also maintaining the proper database structure requirements.
  • Create primary database storage structures (tablespaces), primary objects (tables, views, indexes) after application developers have designed an application.
  • Define user access and enable data distribution to the right end user in an appropriate format and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and monitor systems to ensure optimal performance that meets established Service Level Agreements.
  • Develop and maintain the database standards and operating procedures that are aligned to NETS Cyber Security and IT policies, procedures, and service management frameworks.
  • Consult, analyze, assess and implement action plans to mitigate risks in relation to data management.
  • Provide recommendations to management and related stakeholders on the technology roadmap and database integration with enterprise and/or cloud platforms.
  • Requires to be on 24 x 7 standby rotational basis.


  • Degree in Computer Science or related technology disciplines with at least 5 years of experience in database administration and operation management in Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB & Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience in Enterprise Oracle Database administration, architecture & design.
  • Strong knowledge in database design, development, and administration in high volume, large scale and data intensive environment with relational & distributed databases.
  • Experience with highly-available database technology like clustering and replication.
  • Knowledge in system administration in Red Hat Linux (RHEL), Windows Server (2012 and above) and AIX will be an added advantage, Oracle and and MySQL
  • Proficient in database monitoring tools (Oracle Enterprise Manager, MySQL Enterprise Monitor, MONyog).
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple projects with various timelines in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Familiar with ITIL processes such as Change, Incident Management would be advantageous

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