Database Administrator Jobs – Metropol Uganda Limited

Job Title:    Database Administrator
Organization: Metropol
Uganda Limited
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: IT
Manager
About US:
Metropol Uganda
Limited is a Credit Reference Bureau licensed by Bank of Uganda to offer credit
reference services to financial institutions regulated by the Central Bank.
Metropol Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Metropol Corporation Limited, a
business information company with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and regulated
by the Central Bank of Kenya and Capital Markets Authority of Kenya.
Job Summary:  The Database administrator will support Metropol
Uganda Limited’s Kampala office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Assisting
the Metropol Corporation Database Administrator in managing the Uganda
databases
·        
Responsible
for the performance, integrity and security of all MUL databases
·        
Monitoring
performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end
users
·        
Controlling
access permissions and privileges for users in the live, testing and
development databases;
·        
Responsible
for developing, managing and testing database back-up and recovery plans;
·        
Ensuring
that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly;
·        
Making
monthly BoU Returns
·        
Extracting
adhoc lists as requested by the Participating Institutions
·        
Communicating
regularly with management, technical, development and operational staff to
ensure database integrity and security;
·        
Undertake
any other activities as directed management



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Information Technology or equivalent
·        
Certified
Database management professional
·        
At least
two years of experience in Database management and user support
·        
Excellent
database management skills — Postrges, SQL and Oracle tools
·        
Strong
SQL scripting skills
·        
A must
is Proficiency in SQL, Unix scripting using Bash, awk, sed and understanding of
Unix OS (Ubuntu preferred)
·        
Critical
analytical thinking in relation to SQL data management (DML)
·        
Proficiency
in Mongo DB, Postgres, MS Excel, and CITUS
·        
Integration
methods between NoSQL and SQL
·        
Understanding
of Database Replication and implementations, Backups and restorations/recovery.
·        
Working
knowledge of REDIS
·        
Excellent
time management and organizational skills as well as strong problem solving
skills
·        
Excellent
written and communication skills and high attention to detail
·        
Ability
to acquire knowledge to make process improvement recommendations
·        
A
flexible approach to work, demonstrated by a willingness to undertake further
duties as assigned
·        
A team
player.
Desirable: Experience in customer relationship
management.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their updated CVs (concentrating on their Database
experience), two technical/Professional referees hr@metropol.co.ug with Database
Administrator as the subject
Deadline: 28th June 2019 by 5:00 pm
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