Database Administrator Job Opportunities – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Database

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Senior Database Administrator


About US:

The Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of
the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production Act 2013, and in line
with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The
PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and
production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage
of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in
Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations,
guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the
petroleum industry.


Job Summary:  The Database Administrator will be responsible
to and report to the Senior Database Administrator and will be responsible for
supporting and maintaining the performance of the PAU database systems and
applications to ensure business continuity.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Ensure availability and good performance of databases and
application serve instances

Support system resource utilization, table space and
automated database routines and provide backup of the all the major enterprise

Participate in routine security check to ensure
confidentiality, consistency and access to data by the authorised persons

Implement data quality processes to effectively implement
data security requirements

Provide technical support to application development teams

Support disaster recovery and the data warehouse to
enhance business continuity, planning and decision making 

Identify system anomalies and provide technical support to
permanently resolve reported queries to deter them from re-occurring

Train different stakeholders on usage of the database

monitor the documentation, follow-up and feedback on
queries raised by the users of various PAU systems

Participate in the development of business process to
enhance automation of business processes and system integrations

Implement standards to ensure that all application design
and code is produced with proper integrity, security and performance

Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Database
job placement must hold an honors
bachelor’s degree in either, Computer Science, Information Technology,
Statistics with computing, Computer or Software Engineering from an
internationally recognized University or institution.

At least three (3) years’ experience working with big
database management from a reputable organization.

Experience and knowledge in migrating code, database
changes, data and menus through the various stages of the development life

A good knowledge of physical database design.

Excellent knowledge of Oracle backup and recovery

A good knowledge of Oracle security management.

Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Information
Technology, Statistics (Computing option), Software or Computer Engineering or
related field from an internationally recognized University or Institution is

Possess excellent project management skills.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to conduct research into enterprise networking
issues and products as required.

Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to

Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure

Strong customer service orientation. 


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.


Click Here (Register)
-> Proceed to Application



  • ONLY online applications will be
  • Applicants are required to scan and
    attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
    Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE
    results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful
    candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a
    probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent
    confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the


Deadline: 28th August 2020 by 11:59 pm.


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