Senior Sql Server Database Administrator

Senior Sql Server Database Administrator

AltPay Pvt. Ltd.
  • کراچی, Pakistan


Company Description

ALTPAY is a digital commerce enablement company with a key focus on digitisation within the grocery, fuel, and food segments. At ALTPAY, we provide end-to-end card issuing and acquiring services to some of the leading fuel players in the country, including PSO, TOTAL, and SHELL. This includes SMART POS devices, software, maintenance, web and mobile apps, middle-ware, in-house call centre services, and a customised in-house call centre solution.

Position Overview:

As a Senior SQL Server DBA, you will play a crucial role in managing and optimising our database infrastructure to support real-time financial transactions. The database environment consists of tables ranging from 50 million to 200 million records, requiring a deep understanding of performance tuning, scalability, and data integrity.

• Design, implement, and maintain high-performance SQL Server database systems to ensure optimal functionality and reliability for real-time transactions.
• Conduct regular database performance tuning, optimisation, and monitoring to guarantee efficient and scalable operations.
• Manage and troubleshoot issues related to data integrity, performance, and availability in a high-volume transactional environment.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of the database infrastructure with various applications and systems.
• Implement and enforce security protocols to safeguard sensitive financial data.
• Develop and implement backup and recovery strategies to ensure data availability and minimise downtime.
• Stay abreast of industry best practices and emerging technologies to continuously enhance the database environment.
• Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
• Experience with SQL Server 2016 Enterprise and above, experience with Oracle is a plus
• Strong knowledge of SQL Server features, including replication, clustering, and Always On Availability Groups.
• Strong knowledge of database monitoring, tuning, and configuration analysis tools.
• Proven experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator, specifically in a fintech or high-transaction volume environment.
• SQL Server DBA Certification would be a grat plus.
• Expertise in performance tuning, query optimisation, and database scalability for large datasets.
• Experience with managing databases with varying sizes, ranging from 50 million to 300 million records.
• Familiarity with compliance and security standards in the fin-tech sector.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex database issues.
• Experience in database security, including access control, auditing, and encryption
• Effective communication and collaboration skills with a cross-functional team.

• Competitive salary and annual increments.
• Comprehensive health Takaful.
• Opportunities for professional development and training.
• Dynamic and inclusive work environment fostering innovation.


  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Database Administration
  • SQL Database Administration
  • Backup & Recovery Systems
  • SQL
  • Database Monitoring
  • Database Security
  • Linux System Administration
  • MySQL

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree


Category : Database Administrator
Posted : December 5, 2023
Salary : N/A

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