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NTT America Solutions, Inc. Technical Specialist Database administrator- MS SQL in Chennai, India

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Plans computerized databases, including base definition, structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines and protection. Ensures accuracy and completeness of data in master files and various support tools, such as base dictionaries. Establishes and maintains security and integrity controls. Formulates and monitors policies, procedures and standards relating to database management. Proposes and implements enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Note: May be internal or external, client-focused, working in conjunction with Professional Services and outsourcing functions. May include company-wide, web-enabled solutions.

Working at NTT

The primary responsibility of the Database Administrator is to ensure the performance, integrity and security of databases and processes. Individuals in this position contribute to the design of both back-end organisation of data and front-end accessibility for end-users.

Database Administrators work closely with Change Control, Release Management, Asset and Configuration Management and Capacity and Availability Management to establish the needs of users, monitoring user access and security. They assist in controlling access to databases environments through permissions and privileges.

Key role and responsibilities:

  • Assist with refining the logical design of the database to enable the translation into a specific data model

  • Assist with the mapping out of the conceptual design for a planned database

  • Participate in the writing of database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)

  • Create, test and execute data management languages

  • Monitor the performance and manage the parameters of the database to ensur the execution of speedy query responses

  • Monitor production databases regularly or respond to any database issues by bringing down the database or taking the database offline

  • Proactively support the development of database utilities and automated reporting.

  • Set up data sharing and disk partitioning

  • Enable front-end users to access data concurrently in a way or form that suits their particular needs

  • Work closely with the Change Control and Release Management functions to commission and install new applications and customising existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose

  • Apply the patches and upgrade the database as required by the design team

  • Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational employees to ensure database integrity and security

  • Maintain data standards in accordance with business requirements, NTT policies and the data protection legislation

  • Work in accordance with the security information requirements and procedures of the company.

  • Perform installation, configuration and maintenance of database management systems and related software within the context of a database administration plan

Knowledge, skills and attributes

  • Working knowledge of data encryption techniques and database querying and management tools

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently while maintaining a high level of attention to detail on each project

  • Ability to learn new technologies as needed to provide the best solutions to all stakeholders

  • Strong problem analysis skills to include the use of mathematical concepts to validate results

  • Strong analytical mind and business acumen

  • Ability to collect, organise, disseminate and present significant amounts of information

  • Ability to communicate complex IT information in simplified form depending on the target audience

  • Sound understanding of the principles of data architecture and data services

  • Solid knowledge of relational database design and administration

  • Knowledge of application development lifecycle and data access layers

  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and organise

  • Problem-solving aptitude

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Highly process orientated with great documentation skills

  • Strong analytical skills related to working with unstructured datasets

  • Ability to manipulate, process and extract value from large, disconnected datasets

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Solid understanding of database design principles

  • Ability to manage multiple database and application services in a highly complex integrated environment

  • Ability to maintain data integrity of databases

Academic qualifications and certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering, information technology or relevant field

  • Relevant certification, such as MCSE DBA, oracles associate or equivalent

  • Relevant ITIL certification required

Experience required:

  • Proven experience working as a Database Administrator

  • Demonstrated experience with database backup and recovery best practices

  • Demonstrated experience running and creating health assessment reports

  • Demonstrated experience working with suppliers to deliver solutions

  • Demonstrated experience in Oracle Enterprise

  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft SQL Server

  • Demonstrated experience managing databases

What will make you a good fit for the role?

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