IT Career Jobs – Database Administrator at URSB

Organisation: Uganda
Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager,
Information and Communications Technology
About URSB:
The Uganda Registration Services
Bureau (URSB) is established as a Statutory Body under the Uganda Registration
Services Bureau Act Cap. 210. The Bureau is a key player in commercial and
civil registrations that facilitate private sector development and vital
statistics for national planning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Owning,
    tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests
  • The
    Database Administrator will be fulfilling requests and resolving incidents
    within SLAs,
  • Reviewing
    service related reports (e.g. database backups, maintenance, monitoring)
    on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and
    resolved within established SLAs
  • Quickly
    responding to database related alerts and escalations and coming up with
    strategic solutions to recurring problems.
Key Performance Indicators: Welldeveloped secure and interoperable databases are developed that meet the
regulatory national and international standards
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold an Honors Degree in any of the following: Software
    Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information
    Technology, Engineering or its equivalent. Possession of a Postgraduate
    qualification in a relevant discipline is an added advantage
  • Professional
    MCDBA / MCT certification or an equivalent industry certification is a
  • At
    least five years’ experience in database development and support in MS SQL
    Server environments, troubleshooting and resolving database integrity
    issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication
    issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues,
    Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL
    Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Working
    knowledge in a scripting language like Power shell, VBScript, WSH
  • Solid
    acquaintance with windows server, security delegation, SPNs, storage
  • Skills
    in documentation for processes and procedures ( creating KBs, run books,
    topology etc )
  • Knowledge
    of 3rd party DBA tools and applications ( e.g. red gate, idera, SCOM,
  • Strong
    knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink
    operations, DBCC commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication.
  • Detailed
    working knowledge of SQL Server tools ( Profiler, DTA, SSMS, SAC, SSCM,
    PerfMon, DMVs, system sprocs)
  • Skills
    in SQL Development and support – ability to write and troubleshoot SQL
    Code and design (stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers,
    indexes, constraints )
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are invited to send their application letters indicating
day time telephone contacts, postal and email addresses, or both and three
reputable referees, certificates and testimonials addressed to:
The Chairman, Board of
Directors, Uganda Registration Services Bureau, Plot 5 George Street, Georgiana
House, P.O. Box 6848 Kampala, Uganda.
Telephone: +256 414 235 915/256
414 233 219, Fax: +256 414 250712,
NB: All
applications should be submitted to the Front Desk Officer on floor number 5
and must be registered. Please clearly indicate the position applied for on the
left hand top corner of the envelope before submission.
Deadline: 16th February, 2015
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