2521-Database Designers and Administrators

Job Title: 

Database Designers and Administrators

Job Description: 

Database designers and administrators design, develop, control, maintain and support the optimal performance and security of databases.


Tasks include:

  • designing and developing database architecture, data structures, tables, dictionaries and naming conventions for information systems projects
  • designing, constructing, modifying, integrating, implementing and testing database management systems
  • conducting research and providing advice on the selection, application and implementation of database management tools
  • developing and implementing data administration policy, documentation, standards and models
  • developing policies and procedures for database access and usage and for the backup and recovery of data
  • performing the operational establishment and preventive maintenance of backups, recovery procedures, and enforcing security and integrity controls
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Database administrator
Database architect

This unit group excludes

Computer systems administrator (2522)
Network administrator (2522)
Website administrator (3514)

Specific Occupations: 

Database administrator

Database architect

International Careers(ISCO): 
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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore