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Database Administrator
Location Lahore
Job Code JOB_112
# of openings 1
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VentureDive Overview

Founded in 2012 by veteran technology entrepreneurs from MIT and Stanford, VentureDive is the fastest growing technology company in the region that develops and invests in products and solutions that simplify and improve lives of people world-wide. We aspire to create a technology organization and an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region that are recognized as second to none in the world.


Key Responsibilities

  • Identifying database requirements by analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
  • Recommending solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
  • Installing revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
  • Maintaining database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases and completing maintenance requirements.
  • Supporting database functions by designing and coding utilities.
  • Maintaining quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Being able to work in an Agile environment. Address bugs with QA, plan schemas with engineering, and respond quickly to other business needs.
  • Providing accurate time and effort estimates.

Required Qualifications

  • BSc in Computer Sciences or relevant field.
  • At least 4-5 years of hands-on experience on database operation, data migration and import.
  • Database schema design, stored procedure optimization, SOA and distributed systems architecture.
  • MS SQL server or MySQL/Oracle in web applications environments.
  • Backup and recovery of mission critical databases.
  • SQL Query Optimizer, memory structure, index analysis, maintenance plans.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be creative and have strong problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to work and collaborate in cross functional teams.
  • Good understanding of development life cycle.
  • Must have know-how of database performance tuning, supportability and logging experience with tools.
  • Must be able to write any logic in Database queries that is possible in any programming language.
  • Should have knowledge of NoSQL and AW RDS.
  • Knowledge on how to troubleshoot potential issues.
  • Must be aware of Database Performance Tuning and Database Security.


What we look for beyond required skills

In order to thrive at VentureDive, you

…are intellectually smart and curious

…have the passion for and take pride in your work

…deeply believe in VentureDive’s mission, vision, and values

…have a no-frills attitude

…are a collaborative team player

…are ethical and honest

Are you ready to put your ideas into products and solutions that will be used by millions?

You will find VentureDive to be a quick pace, high standards, fun and a rewarding place to work at. Not only will your work reach millions of users world-wide, you will also be rewarded with competitive salaries and benefits. If you think you have what it takes to be a VenDian, come join us ... we're having a ball!  

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