IT Careers – Database Administration Specialist at Telecom Company

Organisation:
Telecoms Network Support
Company
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Manager, IT Operation
Support
About
Us:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy
firm, seeks to recruit for it valuable client, a Global Technology
Consultant.  NFT Human Resource Solutions
are customer tailored per industry requirements and are geared towards
increased cost savings, process improvement leading to improved efficiency and
effectiveness yet simultaneously strengthening quality and control of
resources.
Job Summary:  The Database Administration Specialist will
assist in the design, planning, implementation and optimization of all
enterprise databases.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in the definition of database
    architecture and design specifications.
  • Work closely with IT vendors to install,
    configure, maintain, and upgrade enterprise database systems and related
    applications.
  • Offer technical support in functionality
    and acceptance testing during the implementation of enterprise database
    systems.
  • Ensure optimal performance of the
    organisation’s databases;
  • Regularly monitor and reconcile the
    performance of the databases to pre-defined performance thresholds and
    take appropriate actions where required
  • Implement established policies and procedures
    on database management
  • Maintain database security and data
    integrity through the use of access codes and efficient password system.
  • Carry out regular data backup, and validate
    integrity of data backup.
  • Perform database automation and script
    writing.
  • Investigate and resolve incidents/
    requests relating to enterprise databases, and escalate irresolvable
    faults/ issues to relevant vendors/ suppliers where appropriate.
  • Offer technical support in operating
    systems trouble shooting.
  • Ensure availability of accurate
    documentation of standards, guidelines and procedures for effectively
    managing and maintaining the databases.
  • Work closely with the relevant unit/
    team/function in carrying out all relevant activities.
  • Attend team/divisional/departmental
    meetings as required.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity
    and performance reports for the attention of the Manager, IT Operations
    Support.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the Manager, IT Operations Support.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a degree
    or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in
    similar job roles
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should
visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by
entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below and click Apply
now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs should be
prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format will be
considered.

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