Entry Level Finacle Administrator Jobs – DFCU Bank

Job Title:      Finacle
Administrator
Organization: DFCU
Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Core Banking Systems
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
Administrator will mainly design, install, administer, and optimize company
databases, database management systems and related components to achieve high
performance of the various business applications and achieve specified server
uptime. This includes ensuring the availability of client/server applications,
configuring all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures
for proper database management. Where applicable, the Database Administrator
will assist in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the
data center/server fIrm.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Tasked
with the analysis and resolution of Finacle related issues which have been
escalated from bank L1 support team during operations.
·        
Maintain
proper documentation/logs for resolution provided.
·        
Co-ordinate
with L3 support and product vendor in case of product bug/enhancement
requirement and follow up with the vendor for early resolution and solution.
Provide alternate solutions while pending the final resolution to help the bank
to continue with the business functions.
·        
Connect24
and Finacle Integrator Support.
·        
Oracle
Database Backups and restoration.
·        
Understand
the Bank Policy and related product setup in Finacle in liaison with the bank
core team for helping the bank in product setup.
·        
Owning
all core Banking calls assigned in the Service Plus system to carry out problem
investigation and analysis, follow-up with the respective teams/Infosys and
update the status with issue resolution and follow-up for closure.
·        
Knowledge
transfer to end users, L1 members through organized on job and off-job
training.
·        
Document
all Customization-Modifications done to the Core Analysis and resolution of
Finacle related issues which have been escalated from bank L1 support team
during operations and maintain proper documentation/logs for resolution
provided.
·        
Co-ordinate
with L3 support and product vendor in case of product bug/enhancement
requirement and follow up with the vendor for early resolution and solution.
Provide alternate solutions while pending the final resolution to help the bank
to continue with the business functions.
·        
Document
all Customization-Modifications done to the Core Banking system for continuity.
·        
Customization-Modification
of existing Customizations, review of new customization requests, design,
development and deployment of the same in production upon business
confirmation.
·        
Provision
of advisory services to the bank on the optimum use of Finacle product.
·        
Periodic
review and status reporting to the bank.
·        
Schedule,
plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products, upgrades,
patches or improvement to the Finacle product suite.
·        
Gather
system enhancement, data extract requests and reporting requirements from
system users and work closely with the information technology team to develop
detailed technical requirements and resulting specifications.
·        
Maintains
Core Banking systems performance by performing proactive system capacity and
availability, monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting
network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
·        
Meet
financial requirements by submitting information for budgets and monitoring
expenses.
·        
Ensures
that Core Banking system and other Banking applications are in compliance with
established IT policies, procedures and standards.
·        
Remains
current with organization’s technology requirements and new developments in the
IT industry.
·        
Protects
organization’s value by keeping information confidential.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
applicant for the DFCU Bank Finacle Administrator job placement must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or other relevant field
from a reputable university or college.
·        
Certification
in database management is a preferred requirement.
·        
One to
three years of technical experience supporting Finacle banking system in medium
to large organizations.
·        
Finacle
Core Banking Systems Training.
·        
Knowledge
of Microsoft Server Operating Systems, AS400 and UNIX.
·        
Knowledge
of SQL and database management Systems is a must.
·        
Advanced
hands on Finacle Systems skills.
·        
Significant
experience in supporting databases (preferably Oracle, PostgreSQL: and/or
Microsoft SQL).
·        
Application
development skills.
·        
Exceptional
oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and
persuasively, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and
correspondence; speak clearly to third parties and employees.
·        
Able and
willing to solve complex analytical challenges, independently analyze
information; and make recommendations based on analysis.
·        
Experience
working with open source RDBMS e.g. Mysql
·        
Knowledge
of shell scripting and other scripting languages like Perl, Python, PHP etc.
·        
OCP,
MCDBA, and Oracle PL/SQL and UNIX certification preferably HP-UX and LINUX will
be desirable.
·        
Ability
to work independently at any Group location in an IT support capacity.
·        
Ability
to quickly assess organizational needs relative to databases and datacenter
problems.
·        
Ability
to communicate effectively both in writing and in verbal discussions with
users.
·        
Good
working knowledge of banking systems, operations, and processes.
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 (University
Transcript, O & A level) to: Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com
Deadline: 2nd 
September 2019
NB: dfcu
Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates
in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in
this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically
disqualified.
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