Senior Database Administrator
CAS Group of Companies

Senior Database Administrator

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Basic Job Information

Job Category: IT & Telecommunication
Job Level: Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal
Offered Salary: Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline): Aug. 15, 2017 00:00 (11 months, 1 week ago)

Job Specification

Education Level: Bachelor
Experience Required: More than or equals to 3 years
Other Specification

  • 3 years’ experience in an IT organization and/or equivalent application or business experience is preferred
  • Requires strong knowledge of logical design and physical implementation
  • Requires knowledge of enterprise hardware and operations systems
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deal with a diverse range of people, which includes the upper levels of corporate management
  • Self-sufficient, requiring limited supervision over job knowledge, expectations and successful project completion
  • Knows how to use SSMS to monitor jobs, view history, set job notifications, set operators, enable and set Database Mail up
  • Proficient with T-SQL
  • Knows how to use SSMS to monitor access to the server and database
  • Knows how to use SSMS to monitor the database server performance
  • Understands locking , CPU time, wait types , physical reads and logical reads and writes
  • Understands sessions and requests
  • Knows how to use SSMS and T-SQL to verify availability
  • Understands database states and user access options
  • Knows how to operate and configure SQL Server services
  • Understands Windows Clustering
  • Knows T-SQL to troubleshoot errors
  • Knows SSIS to troubleshoot errors
  • Responds promptly to events
  • Knows how to use SSMS and T-SQL to create logins and users, and to grant permissions
  • Understands SQL Server security architecture
  • Knows how to use SSMS and T-SQL to create and modify databases
  • Understands application needs before implementing the database
  • Is familiar with Best Practices for database file structure, security, etc.
  • Is familiar with pre-installation, installation and post-installation steps 
  • Is familiar with Best Practices as far as systems databases, security, etc.
  • Knows how to use SSMS and T-SQL to run backups and recoveries

Job Description

In this role, you will act as a liaison between technical and non-technical people within the firm. Candidates for this position must have strong customer service and communication skills, both written and oral. Excellent organizational skills are a must for this fast paced, high visibility location.


  • Works with vendors, users, applications developers and management to obtain information and develop an understanding of the needs of the organization and to overcome significant operational and/or technical issues or problems.
  • Recommends potential solutions utilizing relational technology
  • Assesses and assigns DBA resources and oversees quality of work produced
  • Recommends reviews and approves the design of physical data models and structures
  • Provides advanced level database management, support and assistance
  • Collaborates with and supports data architects and application developers in the physical design of databases
  • Implements the physical database design and optimization strategies
  • Leads database conversion and migration activities
  • Analyzes, develops and supports disaster recovery plans
  • Provides back-up and recovery procedures as needed for all production and test databases
  • Provides technical consultation to the development staff and other IT organizations or groups
  • Works with management and user committees in setting performance objectives
  • Monitors and tunes database performance to meet performance objectives
  • Manages and monitors storage capacity
  • Evaluates, recommends, and participates in the installation of new storage media
  • Supports operations staff with their production databases
  • Works with programmers to tune data access codes
  • Participates in IT committees to create standards for database utilization
  • Maintains strong vendor relationships to keep apprised of new database products, versions, and releases
  • Escalates intractable problems to the vendor
  • Evaluates, recommends, and installs new versions and releases and new database tools
  • Develops plans to install, maintain, enhance, test and migrates DBMS products and supporting software
  • Coordinates with engineering staff to ensure consistency in planning and implementation efforts
  • Works with application developers and other organizations within the enterprise to evaluate database requirements for application software packages under consideration
  • Provides second level support to the database administrator
  • Responds to and assists with other problem tickets as required
  • Adheres to other defined SOPs as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned 


Interested candidates can email their CV along with a letter of interest to Please mention the position in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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