IT Database Administrator Officer Job Opportunities – Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)

Job Title:          IT
Database Administrator Officer
Organisation: Financial
Intelligence Authority (FIA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Network and Database Administrative Officer
About US:
The establishment of a
Financial Intelligence Authority and a Financial Intelligence Authority Board
Under the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 is for the prohibition and prevention
of money laundering, in order to combat money laundering activities.
Job Summary: The IT
Database Administrator will be responsible for planning, development,
maintenance, performance, integrity and security of the organization’s business
databases.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending
    on each end user’s specialised role
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques
    and backup data
  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters
    to provide fast query responses
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to
    users
  • Determine, enforce and document database
    policies, procedures and standards
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to
    ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Keenly monitor database performance, implement
    c
    hanges and apply new
    patches and versions when required
Key Result Areas:
  • Configuration and installation of network and
    internet security.
  • Configuration and installation of all network
    software packages used by the Authority.
  • Provide orientation to new users of existing technology.
  • Support staff through advice on potential uses
    of existing technology.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) IT
    Database Administrator job opportunity must hold a
    Bachelor’s
    degree in computer science; in computer software/computer systems
    engineering; elec
    tronics;
    or information technology.
  • Professional certification such as Microsoft
    Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), Oracle Certified Developer (OCD),
    MCDBA, or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • A Master’s Degree in related field will be an
    added
    advantage
  • Three or more years DBA experience with
    Microsoft SQL Server (2008 or greater) in a production environment is
    required. Experience configuring, implementing and supporting large highly
    available SQL Server environments, including experience wi
    th Failover Cluster and database
    mirroring/ always on is also required.
  • Familiarity with operating systems such as
    Windows Server, Unix/Linux; Database platforms such as MS SQL server and
    Oracle RDBMS; and Data Warehousing methodologies. Precise i3 or si
    milar SQL Diagnostic Monitoring system
    for reporting is required.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery principles and
    practices, including planning, testing, backup/ restore using disk-based
    backup solutions
  • Familiarity with the main data manipulation
    languages and the principles of database design
  • Three or more years DBA experience with
    Microsoft SQL Server (2008 or greater) in a production environment is
    required. Experience configuri
    ng, implementing and supporting large highly available
  • SQL
    Server environments, including experience with Failover Cluster and
    database mirroring/ always on is also required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Authority’s
    vision, missio
    n and
    objectives;
  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering act, 2013,
    Anti-Terrorism Act, respective regulations and FATF standards;
  • Familiarity with the main data manipulation
    languages and the principles of database design;
  • Extremely organized, detail oriented and able to keep accurate records
    and ensure proper follow up ;
  • Good communication, teamwork and negotiation
    skills;
  • Problem-solving and good analytical skills;
  • Flexibility and adaptability;
  • The skill to work to tight deadlines under
    pressur
    e;
  • .Works well independently and as part of a
    team;
  • Time management skills;
  • A willingness to keep up to date with
    developments in new technology;
  • Good decision making skills;
  • Can take initiative;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Person of high integrity;
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and
    maintain confidentiality;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
applicants send their applications which should 
include:
  • A
    detailed curriculum vitae (CV) photocopied and submitted in triplicate (3
    copies).
  • Copies
    of academic and professional certificates and other supporting documents (3
    copies)
  • Current
    and Expected Remuneration.
  • Contact
    Information of three references with emails and phone numbers.
All applications should be
addressed and hand delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager
Financial Intelligence
Authority
Ground Floor Rwenzori Towers
(Wing B),
Plot 6 Nakasero Road.
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 3rd May 2018 by 5:00PM
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