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ZAIN2214 - Database Administrator

Why You Should Join Zain

Zain operates in eight countries across the Middle East and Africa and employs over 6,700 employees. Although we come from different backgrounds and geographies yet we all share a passion for what we do. “A Wonderful World” is Zain’s brand signature and we tend to apply it to all facets of life at Zain.

We know that in the ever-changing world of mobile communications we always need to keep ahead of our competition especially by continuing to develop our people. Our People Development Department will provide you with the necessary training, resources and support to achieve remarkable results.

In addition to providing you with opportunities to develop your career, we also want you to enjoy real job satisfaction. At Zain we make sure that every person in recognized and rewarded fairly, that is why our salaries and the wide range of benefits are among the most competitive in the industry and region.

Please review the below details and apply now if you think you are right for the job.

Zain is waiting for you.

About ‘Touch’ Lebanon:

Since June 1, 2004, Zain has managed one of the country’s two mobile networks (Mobile Interim Company 2 – MIC2), branded ‘touch’. In collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications, ‘touch’ continues to enhance its network and its capacity and today has a market leading share serving over 2.1 million customers as of June 2014. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Lebanon the most dynamic products and services. The foundation of ‘touch’s’ achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative service at every level. With an energetic and inspired local workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Lebanese talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on ‘touch’ please visit

Basic Purpose:

  • The Database Administrator is responsible for maintaining database servers and applications. He/she is in charge of providing support to all System Development & Operation staff, by offering adequate access, data space, and processing power for their daily work.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Plan and establish database backup and recovery procedures.
  2. Establish database startup and shutdown procedures.
  3. Manage and examine database security and access control.
  4. Maintain database and table space allocation, and forecast future growth.
  5. Install database new releases and upgrades.
  6. Develop SQL utilities to support applications.
  7. Perform database fine tuning and optimize data access.
  8. Plan archiving of historical data.
  9. Perform Database analysis and capacity planning.
  10. Document database maintenance procedures.
  11. Handle users database items.

Competencies & Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Computer science, Computer Engineering or Equivalent
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of experience in Database administration
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc
  • Database knowledge (ORACLE, SQL Server, NSK/SQL (+)), SQL, PL/SQL, C Programming, Shell or batch language, TCP/IP
  • Knowledge of English and Arabic
  • Problem solving skills, planning and organizing skills
  • Good technical knowledge in technology methodologies, design, and implementation
  • Able to handle, prioritize, multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to operate in a performance driven organisation

Note: you will be required to attach the following:

1. Resume / CV


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