2 Finacle Database Administrator Career Jobs – DFCU Bank

Job Title:             Finacle Database Administrator (2 Jobs)
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior Database
About US:
DFCU bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of
innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth
Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of
Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of
Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in
DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners
with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to
support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not
appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary: The Finacle
Database Administrator will be responsible for ensuring availability,
performance, integrity and security of the databases that support the core
banking Application with its support systems and interfaces to attain operational
Key Duties and
  • Run
    the daily Finacle start and end of day processes to guarantee integrity of
    the Business Reports.
  • The
    incumbent will design/Script adhoc reports for the Finacle suite of
    products as and when required by the business.
  • Write
    database documentation, including data standards, procedures and
    definitions for the data dictionary (metadata);
  • Create
    shell scripts for task automation.
  • Sort
    out all Finacle suites of products in liaison with the Finacle Analysts.
  • Log
    all Finacle related issues to external support groups to provide
    resolution within the agreed SLA against respective severity of the issue.
  • Specify
    users and user access levels for each segment of database.
  • The
    jobholder will review the setups and functionality of the Bank’s
    controlled Test environment to ensure that it is in line with the
    production systems and processes.
  • Deploy
    and install new products, upgrades, patches or improvements to the
    Finacle suite of products in the production environment.
  • Carry
    out backup and test recovery plans; of all the Finacle suite of products
    to facilitate business continuity.
  • Work
    as part of a project team to coordinate database development and
    determine project scope and limitations.
  • Monitor
    availability and capacity of the Finacle System, its databases and

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Finacle
    Database Administrator job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Possession
    of professional certification i.e. OCP, MCDBA, and Oracle PL/SQL
    and UNIX n preferably HP-UX and LINUX will be desirable.
  • Extensive
    knowledge of SQL and database management systems is a must.
  • Previous
    experience working with open source RDBMS e.g. Mysql
  • Extensive
    knowledge of shell scripting and other scripting languages like Perl,
    Python, PHP etc.
  • Strong
    working knowledge of Finacle applications.
  • Broad
    knowledge and understanding of how other interfaces interact with other
    Finacle databases.
  • Ability
    to analyse data or Information; Identifying the underlying
    principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information
    or data into separate parts.
  • Thorough
    understanding of the bank work flows and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates who so wish to join the banking sector in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications with detailed
CVs including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic
certificates to: Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com
Deadline: 8th November 2017
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