Database Administrator Job Opportunities – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Job Title:       Database Administrator
Organization:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Pride Microfinance
Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in
Uganda with 34-networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide; regulated
by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.
Job Summary: The
Database Administrator will Plan 
and  develop  a 
database  ensuring  the 
performance,  integrity  and 
security  of  all 
institution’s  application  databases.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Plan, 
design,  develop/customise  and 
install  enterprise  databases 
in  order  to 
make  them  fit  for  purpose.
·       Maintain 
database  integrity  by 
ensuring  database  parameters, 
objects  and  access 
are  standardised  and 
managed.
·       Maintain 
database  security  by 
ensuring  security  plans 
and  measures  are 
laid  out  and 
followed.
·       Monitor 
database  performance  by 
calculating  optimum  values 
for  database  parameters.
·       Maintain 
business  continuity  preparedness 
for  enterprise  databases 
by  implementing  disaster 
recovery  procedures.
·       Perform 
system  database  integrations 
to  introduce  new 
innovative  business  channels 
by  ensuring  an 
end  to  end 
integration  with  third 
party  systems.
·       Introduce 
new  technology  tools 
and  applications  that 
enable  accommodation  of 
changing  business  requirements.
·       Planning, 
sizing  installation  and 
configuration  of  enterprise 
database  management  systems 
on  new  server 
installations  during  primary 
disaster  recovery  and 
staging  environment  setups.
·       Writing 
database  documentation,  including 
data  standards,  procedures 
and  definitions  for 
the  data  dictionary 
and  capacity  planning.
·       Budget for new installations, licensing.



Qualifications, Skills And Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a
Bachelor’s  degree  in 
Computer  science,  or 
any  related  field.
·       Certifications  in 
Microsoft  certified  database 
administrator  (MSCDBA)  or 
Oracle  database,  Microsoft 
SQL.
·       At 
least  three  years  of working  experience  in 
a  busy  ICT 
Environment  preferably  within 
a  banking  institution.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following
the procedure,
·       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 hard copy deliveries
will be accepted
Deadline: 4th April 2020
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