System Engineer (Database)

Location Singapore, Singapore
Job reference ARV13_1559528763
Salary AWS+VB
Consultant name Sombilla Arvin Clark Sikat
Consultant email
Consultant contact no. 65515581
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1222536

The Systems Engineer (Database) will be responsible for the Planning; Project Support and Deployments; Systems Administration; and Operations Support


  • Hardware (firmware)/ Software Version upgrade, patch fixes, security updates feasibility study and recommendation (inclusive of testing, change management and rollout)
  • Manage DRP/BCP procedures (DRP is Disaster Recovery Plan and BCP is Business Continuity Plan)
  • Ensure that the Production/DR and UAT/Test environments are in synch in terms of setup, configuration and data (where applicable)
  • Provide 24x7 operation support plan after the project implementation phase
  • Identify the risks and provide/review risk mitigating measures associated with the technical solutions and the migration plan
  • Planning the infrastructure-level capacity (CPUs, memory, disk) as well as Database level configurations requirement and to leverage on existing setup if possible
  • Work with Application team and various internal teams during application and database deployments
  • Identify the dependencies and interfaces between systems, networks, applications and databases to meet the applications and systems Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Ability to analyse the issues/observations between systems, networks, applications and databases, and logically deduce possible root cause during troubleshooting
  • Perform systems heath checks, maintain and up-keep monitoring systems to proactively identify potential issues
  • Support periodic audit review exercises by providing the required information and to perform the remediation actions to close all audit findings
  • Perform 24x7 on-call standby duties (average 1 week per month) and after-hours (on-call) emergency work as scheduled or required.


  • Degree in IT or Computer Science
  • Oracle Certified Professional (11g/12c)
  • ITIL V3 Foundation Certified
  • Minimum 2 years' in managing project resources or external vendors
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in supporting, maintaining and implementing 24x7 mission-critical Oracle 11g/12c databases as well as RAC solutions
  • Experience in implementation and hands-on support of multi-tier data protection techniques for Oracle data replication (i.e. Oracle Data Guard, Quest Shareplex), RMAN
  • Minimum 3 years' hands-on operations work in setting up Oracle databases with application interfaces
  • Hands-on experience in implementing security setup and controls on mission-critical databases
  • Working knowledge and ability to understand and write scripts E.g. JAVA, UNIX shell
  • Working knowledge of UNIX systems, DRP (disaster recovery plan); BCP (business continuity plan)
  • Good understanding of the SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) concept
  • Ability to translate business requirements and needs into database and applications technical requirements

Arvin Clark Sikat, Sombilla EA License No.: 02C3423 Personnel Registration No.: R1222536