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Database Administrator

Reference:  VAC-14419G

Company:  Cysec Regulated Forex Company

Location:  Limassol

Salary:  Salary based on skills/experience including 13th Salary medical cover and additional company benefits.

Summary of job requirements

Our client a leading CySEC regulated Forex Company based in Limassol is currently recruiting an experienced Database Administrator .


Purpose of the Job:

Working as part of a dynamic team, you will be expected to make sure that the quality of data remains consistent across database and that is clearly defined. Also, the Database Administrator has to make sure that users access data concurrently in a form that suits their needs and there is provision for data security and recovery control.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Level of charge will determine the tasks needed to carry out in the job. Some work may be pure maintenance while other roles will involve him/her specialising in database development.


Responsibilities may involve some or all of the following:

establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security;

monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users;

mapping out the conceptual design for a planned database;

considering both back-end organisation of data and front-end accessibility for end-users;

refining the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model;

further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements;

installing and testing new versions of the DBMS;

maintaining data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act;

writing database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata);

controlling access permissions and privileges;

developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans;

ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly;

capacity planning;

data warehouse;

working closely with IT project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers;

communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security;

commissioning and installing new applications and customising existing applications in order to


Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

Bachelors or Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent education and experience.

At least 5 years’ experience in administering SQL/MySQL server databases

Solid experience in Data Warehouse projects

Experienced in ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) development / data integration.

Sound knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture and SQL/T-SQL.

Experience in SQL Server Clustering and HA technologies including mirroring, log shipping, failover cluster and various replication technologies would be an advantage.

Knowledge of other databases like MySQL, No SQL databases and In-memory databases and MCTIP certification will be an advantage.

Previous experience within the FX industry or Financial Services on a similar IT field as above, will be considered a strong advantage.

Strong team player within a team of specialists

Attention to detail

Excellent communication skills


Remuneration and Benefits:

An excellent remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to their qualifications and experience.



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