IT Jobs – Database Administrator at Centenary Bank

Job Title:    Database Administrator
Organization: Centenary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Database
Administrator Supervisor
About US:
Centenary Bank is the leading
Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 clients (a
quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread countrywide. We are one
of Uganda’s top three financial organisations, employing more than 1,900
people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use your skills and
experience in tackling real world problems.
Job Summary: The
Database Administrator will be performing all activities related to maintaining
a successful database environment including designing, implementing, and
maintaining the database system; establishing policies and procedures
pertaining to the management, security, maintenance, and use of the database management
systems; and training employees in database management and use.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of planning for new and revised Bank databases including Sybase,
    Oracle, M-SQL and My-SQL in line with Banks Business requirements and Banks
    ICT Policies and procedures.
  • Implement
    and maintain database security in line with Bank ICT policies and
  • Writing
    database documentation, data standards, procedures and definitions in line
    with Banks ICT Policies and Procedures.
  • Responsible
    for performing database monitoring and implement storage, archiving,
    replication, backup and recovery procedures for all Bank databases in line
    with Banks ICT Policies and Procedures..
  • Performing
    database system maintenance in line with the Banks ICT policies and
  • Conduct
    general technical troubleshooting, database tuning and performance
    monitoring and offer consultation to development teams.
  • Providing
    technical support to database power users and end users
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the Centenary Bank Database Administrator career
    opportunity should hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Information Technology/
    Computer Science or any related field
  • Possession
    of Database related certifications are an added advantage.
  • At
    least three years’ experience in a database management system related
  • Database
    programming and  general IT
  • Superior
    customer service skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively
    with a wide range of internal customers.
  • Possess
    the ability to plan, budget, schedule, organize and engage line managers
    on key IT priorities
  • Ability
    to multi task and work to deadlines.
  • Self-discipline
    and self-drive.
  • People
    management skills
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to
join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the
instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download
, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae
(CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic
testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager, Human Resources
Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.
While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants
will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th March 2015 by 5:00 pm
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