Jan 26, 2018

Senior Database Architect UAE Careers - Robert Half

  • Robert Half International
  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
Full time Information Technology (IT) & Telecom Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Senior Database Architect

Company Name: Robert Half

Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Senior Database Architect will be tasked with developing the architectural strategy and administration of enterprise database, application servers and business applications.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Management and administration of Oracle, Microsoft SQL server database and application server:

  • Tasked with the management and administration of ERP and other business applications under MIS:
  • Provide mentoring and leadership by reviewing design and architecture of developers and provide technical support at all levels to enable effective and appropriate use of databases.
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies, and recommend appropriate hardware/software resources that may help improve efficiency and effectiveness of technology.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Senior Database Architect UAE job placement must hold a Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, MIS, or similar discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professional.
  • Ten or more years of Oracle Database and Oracle Application server administration experience
  • High level of proficiency in relational databases, primarily Oracle, secondarily SQL Server in OLTP environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good problem solving, troubleshooting and customer service skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with both technical and non-technical users.



  • Possession of a Master's degree in engineering, computer science, MIS, or similar discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years of experience in higher education technology
  • Knowledge and experience with Ellucian and Blackboard
  • IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) V3 Foundations.


Immediate projects for Sr. Database Architect:

  • Upgrade of Banner Oracle platforms
  • Work on online payment gateways
  • Manage Oracle databases
  • Data warehouse projects and Analytics reporting

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