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Database Administrator (DBA)

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Database Administrator (DBA)


+3 Years


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Job Summary

You will join a team of highly qualified team engineers to continue the innovation and development of our product which uses Machine Learning  & Big Data technologies to analyze content from several data sources.

As a Database Administrator (DBA), you will make sure that production databases are up and running smoothly 24/7. Your main goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout Lucidya services by maximizing the product uptime. We expect you to learn fast how our system is designed and to adapt fast to changing technologies where you will be exposed to a complex environment that includes several database systems such as: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, ElasticSearch, etc. Lucidya offers a result-driven, fun, and dynamic environment full of challenges. Apply only if scale and complexity excite you.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Manage database roles and privileges
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Install, build, configure and tune database systems and carry out capacity planning
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to other developers
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors
  • Be available for on-call support as needed
  • Contribute to the growth of Lucidya through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts

Required Experience and Knowledge

  • BA/BS or or Masters degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or equivalent practical experience.
  • +3 years of hands-on experience in administering and maintaining SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with managed Cloud Services (i.e., AWS and Azure), ability to work on Unix/Linux operating systems and have shell scripting skills
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and tight timelines
  • Fluent in Arabic & English
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Up-to-date with trends and developments in database administration

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About Lucidya


Lucidya is one of the fastest growing SaaS startups in the world & the leading social media analytics tool geared towards Arabic language. By leveraging AI, Machine Learning & big data technologies, we are on a mission of helping businesses in MENA region to understand and better serve their customers using our Media & Customer Intelligence products.

With an HQ in Riyadh and offices in different countries in the world, we are funded by the most reputable investors in the region and scaling rapidly to meet the increasing demand of our products.

Come and join the startup that has been named by World Economic Forum as one the most promising startups in MENA region ... be part of the history we are making.