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Are you looking for Administrative jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in IT Database Administrator job at Opportunity Bank

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

May 22, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited (OBUL) is a Commercial Bank licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Uganda. OBUL offers tailormade products and services for Individuals, micro, small, medium and large sized enterprises.

Job Title

IT Database Administrator job at Opportunity Bank

Job Description

An IT Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for managing and maintaining an organization's databases, ensuring their performance, security, and availability. DBAs play a critical role in data management, supporting various business applications and enabling data-driven decision-making.

Duties and Responsibilities

Database Management

  • Installation and Configuration: Setting up database systems, installing necessary software, and configuring hardware and software settings.

  • Maintenance: Performing regular maintenance tasks such as backups, updates, and patching to ensure databases run efficiently.


Performance Monitoring and Tuning

  • Performance Tuning: Monitoring database performance, identifying bottlenecks, and optimizing queries and database structures to improve efficiency.

  • Resource Management: Managing database resources like memory, disk space, and processing power to ensure optimal performance

Security Management

  • Access Control: Implementing and managing user permissions and roles to ensure data security and compliance.

  • Security Measures: Applying security patches, monitoring for vulnerabilities, and implementing encryption and other security measures to protect data.


Data Integrity and Recovery

  • Backup and Recovery: Developing and implementing backup strategies and disaster recovery plans to prevent data loss.

  • Data Integrity: Ensuring the accuracy and consistency of data through validation and checks.


Database Design and Development

  • Schema Design: Designing database schemas to support business applications and ensuring they are scalable and efficient.

  • Development Support: Working with developers to optimize database interactions, including the creation of indexes, views, and stored procedures.


Documentation and Compliance

  • Documentation: Maintaining comprehensive documentation of database configurations, procedures, and policies.

  • Compliance: Ensuring that databases comply with relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards.

  • Collaboration and Coordination

  • Team Collaboration: Working closely with IT teams, developers, and business analysts to support projects and resolve issues.

  • Vendor Management: Managing relationships with database software vendors for support and licensing.

Qualifications and Competencies

Technical Skills

  • Database Systems: Proficiency in database management systems (DBMS) such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB.

  • SQL and Scripting: Strong skills in SQL and scripting languages like PL/SQL, T-SQL, Python, and Shell scripting.

  • Operating Systems: Familiarity with various operating systems, especially Windows and Unix/Linux.

  • Tools and Utilities: Knowledge of database tools and utilities for backup, recovery, monitoring, and performance tuning.


Problem-Solving Skills

  • Troubleshooting: Ability to diagnose and resolve database-related issues efficiently.

  • Analytical Thinking: Strong analytical skills to assess and improve database performance and design.


Soft Skills

  • Communication: Clear communication skills to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Time Management: Effective time management to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work efficiently.

  • Attention to Detail: High attention to detail to ensure data accuracy and security.


Qualifications and Education

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Typically, a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field is required.

  • Certifications: Professional certifications can enhance job prospects, such as Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate, and AWS Certified Database - Specialty.

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How to Apply

Send your CV and academic documents to recruitment@opportunitybank.co.ug

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