Database Administrator IT Jobs – Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Job Title:        Database
Organization: Finance
Trust Bank (FTB) 
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Core-Banking and Business Applications
About US:
Finance Trust Bank
is licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking over the financial
services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Finance Trust Bank is
a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 400,000 depositors
and over 23,000’ borrowers, through a network of 36 branches countrywide. The
bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current
accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target
market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners
and youth.
Job Summary: The
Database Administrator will develop, support and maintain performance of all
corporate databases; work with the developers and users of the databases and
database applications to assist, manage and tailor the databases to meet
corporate needs and requirements; plan and direct the development and
implementation of database changes when required and to ensure optimum
performance from the database sub-systems and related applications.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • To develop architecture, policies and procedures for database
    operations, maintenance, security, archiving and recovery.
  • To monitor and tune database performance as well as control user
    access and security.
  • To ensure corporate performance monitoring and recommending
    appropriate action in case of performance Bottlenecks.
  • To perform database scripts reviews both from internal and external
    developers to confirm correctness to both user and business function needs
    before deployment to both test and production environments.
  • Plan and execute patches to the database systems in order to fix
    published and non-published vulnerabilities.
  • To ensure functionality of databases and adherence of procedures by
    all users.
  • To plan for all database systems, storage/capacity requirements.
  • To analyze business application requirements and develop
    specifications for databases construction and maintenance.
  • To oversee database backups, clustering, mirroring, replication and
  • To create and maintain reporting systems using products such as
    crystal reports.
  • To communicate regularly with technical, applications and
    operational staff to ensure database integrity and security plus issues
    escalation to external support groups where necessary.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Finance Trust Bank (FTB) Database
    Administrator job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer
    Science, Information System or other related numerical fields.
  • A Certification in any Enterprise Database System such as Oracle or
    MSSQL server is a must have.
  • Possession of an ITIL certification is an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience in conducting general Oracle
    database administration tasks such as database implementations, backups,
    and account maintenance.
  • At least two years of administering database platform specific
    advanced features (e.g. clustering, encryption, logical/physical standby,
    ETL, replication)
  • Keen attention to details.
  • Good team player with ability to work long hours with minimal
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should address their applications to Head, Human
Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972,
Kampala, Uganda, and email it to as well as
photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference
contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number.
Deadline: 14th May 2018
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