Job Summary

Database Administration and Programming; Report Generation and Design; Database Design and Modelling and Generation of Report Queries

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

One of our clients is looking to recruit a Database Administrator to join its team. 

Reports to

CEO/MD or Director of Projects  

 Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will be responsible for Database Administration and Programming; Report Generation and Design; Database Design and Modelling and Generation of Report Queries


  • Establish the needs of users and monitoring user access and security.
  • Monitor performance and manage parameters in order to provide fast responses to front-end users
  • Map out the conceptual design for a planned database.
  • Consider both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users.
  • Refine the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model
  • Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements
  • Install and test new versions of the database management system (DBMS)
  • Maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
  • Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata).
  • Control access permissions and privileges
  • Develop, manage and test back-up and recovery plans.
  • Ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • Carry out capacity planning.
  • Work closely with IT project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers
  • Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security.
  • Commission and install new applications and customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose.
  • Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of a database.

Educational Qualifications

  • A Degree in the Sciences with a minimum of 2 years-experience in a similar role

Competencies/Skills:

Analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions

Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills

Proven ability to balance multiple projects, and collaborate across disciplines in a cross-functional atmosphere

Specific Competencies:

  • Knowledge of structured query language (SQL), Unix and DBMS.
  • Problem-solving and good analytical skills
  • Communication, teamwork and negotiation skills.
  • Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • The ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers.
  • Business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
  • Willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology
  • Commitment to Continuous Professional development (CPD)
  • An understanding of information legislation, such as the Data Protection Act.
  • Behavioral Qualities/Other Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Goal, quality and excellence orientation

If you have Proven work experience as a Database Administrator, Excellent analytical and time management skills as well as a B.Sc. in a relevant field, then this job is for you!

 

To apply, please send your CV or online profile link with the subject titled: Database Administrator to. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Therefore, if you have not received a response by 2nd October 2019, please consider yourself as not having been shortlisted. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as Insiteful Solutions strongly upholds a policy of non-discrimination against any person regardless of race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender or disability.

 

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