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Database Engineer (Contract)


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  5819


The Technology Group (TG) is a key enabler to keep our business moving forward and is constantly exploiting state-of-the-art information technologies to enhance GIC’s ability to be the leading global long-term investment firm. We aim to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment. 


We are looking for a Database Engineer (Contract), to join our Infrastructure team to support database and middleware.




  • Provide technical support, advice and implementation of database platform solutions to application development group
  • Ensure compliance with IT security standards, policies and procedures for database implementation and operation
  • Perform regular database re-organization and maintenance to ensure optimum operation of databases
  • Provision and design database with HA and DR capability that meet business SLA
  • Perform database patching and upgrades
  • Monitor and tune database performance
  • Respond to database related issues and troubleshoot until resolution
  • Script and automate database workflows and processes.
  • Engineer solutions from the database platform to serve business needs
  • Evaluate and implement database platform technologies to provide new capability
  • Expect to work on weekends as required and provide rotational standby duties




  • A good degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent.
  • 2 – 7 years of relevant working experience in database administration or database design. 
  • Working knowledge as Database Administrator in Oracle 11g, 12c and SQL Server 2012, 2014, 2017
  • Technical knowledge on Database PaaS solution on Public Cloud (AWS, MS Azure)
  • Experience on setting up data platforms solution for Microservices, Containers or any other Cloud native architecture will be an added advantage
  • A good team player who thrives in a dynamic environment and is willing to learn new technologies
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Eligibility for CAT-1 clearance will be an advantage.

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