Database Management Specialist Job Vacancies – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job
Title:        
 Database Management
Specialist
Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director,
REA
About US:
Rural
Electrification Agency (REA) is the secretariat of the Rural Electrification
Board (REB) established by statutory instrument 2001 No. 75. REA is mandated to
implement Government’s rural electrification programs. The Government of Uganda
through REA is implementing a number of electricity connection projects with
financial support from development partners to meet national electricity access
targets.
Job Summary: The Database Management
Specialist will be responsible for developing, maintaining and updating both new
and existing electricity connections software application(s) and database(s) to
support capture, collection, validation, verification and reporting on
electricity connections data while ensuring high levels of data security,
performance, integrity and availability.REA seeks to engage the services of a
Database Management Specialist to establish and manage the electricity
connections database under aforementioned ECR REA is seeking to recruit
individuals of high integrity, dedication and commitment for the position
Database Management Specialist whose details can be viewed and obtained on the
Procurement Notice board at REA offices on www.rea.or.ug .
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:
·      
Carry out review and analysis of existing processes and systems 1:0
understand user needs.
·      
Design database application programs data models and architectural work.
·      
Develop scripts and codes needed to implement the system designs.
·      
Develop strategies for and perform database application testing.
·      
Maintain and upgrade existing database application programs.
·      
Monitor database usage and apply database tuning mechanisms to enhance
system performance.
·      
Develop and maintain database access controls.
·      
Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems.
·      
Develop, implement, and maintain change advisory board (CAB) to control
processes for modifications to databases.
·      
Produce ad-hoc queries and reporm to support REA’s needs.
·      
Develop dashboards to visualize advanced analytics reports.
·      
Create and maintain technical and end user documentation. Ensure data
back-up and restore procedures are developed,tested and running.
·      
Demonstrate database technical and quality functionality such as
performance, security and reliability.
·      
Assist with establishing the needed database protocols, standards,
guidelines and manuals.
·      
Perform other related duties as required.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·      
The applicant for the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) Database
Management Specialist job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science,
Information Systems, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Business
Computing or equivalent
·      
A master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software
Engineering, Information Technology, Business
·      
Computing or equivalent will be an added advantage.
·      
Knowledge in GIS data collection and mapping tools will be an added
advantage.
·      
At least seven (07) years’ demonstrated work experience in a reputable
organization with experience in collection, validation and analysis of large
data and management of large databases.
·      
This position requires advanced knowledge and expertise in:
         
SQL query language.
         
HTML, javaScript and CS5.
         
UML design.
         
Relational database management systems such as MS SQL.
         
Programming languages: java and C#.
·      
Good written and oral communication skills in English and the ability to
engage stake holders and colleagues enthusiastically face to face,
telephonically and via e-Mail.
·      
Ability to discern and communicate appropriate technical details to a
non-technical audience.
·      
Experience in working with electricity sector information systems will be
an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their typed cover
letters, detailed Curriculum Vitae and certificates plus names and addresses of
3 reputable referees to:
The
Executive Director,
Rural
Electrification Agency,
Plot
10 Windsor Loop, Kololo 2nd Floor,
House
of Hope
P.O.
Box 7317 Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 17th December
2019
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