Fresher Database Officer Job Opportunities – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:   Database Officer
Organization: Pride
Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Pride Microfinance
Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in
Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an
equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act,
Job Summary:  The Database Officer will ensure
efficient  and  effective  data 
management  system.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Monitor  performance 
and  control  access 
permissions  and  privileges.
  • Configure  and  maintain 
    database  management  system.
  • Review  database  service 
    accounts  and  services,  new 
    database  objects.
  • Perform  database  backup 
    and  trouble  shoot 
    database  logging  issues.
Implement  data 
security,  storage,  archiving 
and  backup  recovery.
  • Monitor  database,  file 
    system  and  space 
  • Understand  data  encryption  methods 
    and  coordinate  encryption  in 
    compliance  with  the 
    institution  and  data 
    exchange  partners.
  • Conduct  backup  of 
    user  and  system 
    databases  and  review 
    database  user  logs.
  • Perform  data  recovery 
    in  the  event 
    of  disk  crashes.
Participate in  writing, 
developing  or  modifying 
  • Participate  in  database 
    systems  and  ancillary  systems 
  • Design  business  systems/databases,  considering  “back 
    end”  data  organization,  “front 
    end”  accessibility  and 
    user  needs.
  • Analyse  service  teams’ 
    business  needs  and 
    identify  opportunities  to 
    improve  and  develop 
    corporate  systems/databases.        
Administer,  test 
and  implement  new  or  modified 
  • Perform  database  installations  and 
    follow  set  database 
    initialization  as  per 
    documented  standards.
  • Monitor  database  growth, 
    keep  up  to 
    date,  analyze,  test, 
    document  and  implement  patches 
    and  upgrades.
  • Perform access  matrix  standardization  and 
    database  object  and 
    parameter  tuning.       
Monitor  performance 
and  control  access 
permissions  and  privileges.
  • Perform  log  review 
    and  archival  tasks, 
    database  fragmentation  analysis 
    and  database  objects 
    cataloging  and  load/performance  analysis 
    on  new  objects.
Document  and 
monitor  operational,  security 
and  maintenance  procedures.
  • Document  database  object 
    and  parameter  changes..
  • Maintain  database  statistics.
Support the
data  collection  process.
  • Ensure  proper  data 
    collection,  cleansing,  transfer 
    and  loading  of 
    company  data  into 
    Data  Alliance  Data 
    Share  system.
  • Extract  data  sets 
    and  build  standardized  summary 
    feedback  from  Data 
    Alliance  Data  Share 
    system  according  to 
    research  criteria.
Performance  Indicators:
  • Robust  database  and 
    data  collection  system 
    in  place.
  • Optimum  database  and 
    system  space  usage.
  • Secure  and  well 
    controlled  data  access 
    to  authorised  persons.
  • Up  to  date 
    periodic  reports  on 
    operational,  security  and 
  • Efficient  and  effective  data 
    security,  storage  and 
  • Backup  recovery  systems 
    that  function  well 
    at  all  times.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Database Officer job placement
    should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Information
    Systems/Technology, Computer 
    Science,  or  any 
    other  related  field.
  • At least two years of experience 
    in  a  similar 
    position,  preferably  a 
    banking  industry..
  • Cognitive  ability.
  • Innovative  and  Analytical.
  • Excellent communication skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following
the procedure;
  • Click Here
  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and
    upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic
    credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a
    passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hardcopy
    deliveries will be accepted
Deadline: 21st June 2019
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