Database Administrator Jobs – Metropol Uganda Limited

By | June 24, 2019
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Database Administrator Jobs – Metropol Uganda Limited

Job Title:    Database Administrator

Organization: Metropol Uganda Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: IT Manager

About US:

Metropol Uganda Limited is a Credit Reference Bureau licensed by Bank of Uganda to offer credit reference services to financial institutions regulated by the Central Bank. Metropol Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Metropol Corporation Limited, a business information company with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya and Capital Markets Authority of Kenya.

Job Summary:  The Database administrator will support Metropol Uganda Limited’s Kampala office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting the Metropol Corporation Database Administrator in managing the Uganda databases
  • Responsible for the performance, integrity and security of all MUL databases
  • Monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users
  • Controlling access permissions and privileges for users in the live, testing and development databases;
  • Responsible for developing, managing and testing database back-up and recovery plans;
  • Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly;
  • Making monthly BoU Returns
  • Extracting adhoc lists as requested by the Participating Institutions
  • Communicating regularly with management, technical, development and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security;
  • Undertake any other activities as directed management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Information Technology or equivalent
  • Certified Database management professional
  • At least two years of experience in Database management and user support
  • Excellent database management skills — Postrges, SQL and Oracle tools
  • Strong SQL scripting skills
  • A must is Proficiency in SQL, Unix scripting using Bash, awk, sed and understanding of Unix OS (Ubuntu preferred)
  • Critical analytical thinking in relation to SQL data management (DML)
  • Proficiency in Mongo DB, Postgres, MS Excel, and CITUS
  • Integration methods between NoSQL and SQL
  • Understanding of Database Replication and implementations, Backups and restorations/recovery.
  • Working knowledge of REDIS
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills as well as strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to acquire knowledge to make process improvement recommendations
  • A flexible approach to work, demonstrated by a willingness to undertake further duties as assigned
  • A team player.

Desirable: Experience in customer relationship management.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should send their updated CVs (concentrating on their Database experience), two technical/Professional referees hr@metropol.co.ug with Database Administrator as the subject

Deadline: 28th June 2019 by 5:00 pm

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