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Database Administrator (SQL & Oracle)

Date: 17-Nov-2020

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel

NCS is a leading information and communications technology (ICT) and communications engineering services provider across the Asia-Pacific region. We are headquartered in Singapore and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Singtel Group. We have in-depth domain knowledge and unique capabilities that create business value for customers. We offer a broad range of services, including consulting, systems development and integration, business process outsourcing, infrastructure management and solutions, and technology solutions.

As a Database Administrator, the broad area of your job responsibilities will cover the following: 

  • Manage database changes through change request process & provide status reports to the relevant parties.
  • Respond promptly to incident, investigate & provide temporary &/or permanent resolution of incidents escalated. Provide timely status updates to relevant parties.
  • Monitor & measure the performance & availability of database systems proactively; implement corrective actions identified to improve performance & availability.
  • Monitor the agreed service level, document & maintain the configuration of the databases; provide regular reporting to relevant parties.
  • Ensure service level meet requirement.  Propose and implement action plan when required.
  • Monitor databases according to standard operations procedures.
  • Support service continuity measures, i.e., backup/restore procedures & disaster recovery plan, to ensure continuous operation of the business.
  • Conduct root cause analysis & implement pro-active measures. Monitor effectiveness of implemented measures.
  • Provide database systems related technical advice to customers or project teams for manageable issues.
  • Provide database access path related technical support and advice to the application team.
  • Adhere to security standards or best practices to avoid security breaches and reduce system vulnerability.
  • Provide input to security audits (as required) and implement the necessary corrective/preventive actions.


The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Diploma / Degree in IT / Computer Science or equivalent
  • Min 3 years of relevant experience as a database administrator
  • Able to provide 24x7 Support when required
  • Familiar with Oracle and MS SQL Server
  • Team player and able to work independently