Database administrator


Job Summary

DBA- Responsible for Performance, Integrity, Backup & Recovery and Security of a database in a 24/7 mission critical environment.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

  •  Server administration and maintenance functions of production and QA databases in a 24/7 mission-critical environment
  • Participate in database server architecture and design as well as server environment recommendations for the overall infrastructure solution including storage capacity planning
  • Responsible for database alerts, maintenance plans and scripts to acquire, store, and transform data for the company’s data warehouse and its various users
  • Manage database security and control access permissions and privileges
  • Maintain the health, performance and integrity of the database systems
  • Responsible for availability, reliability and integrity of business data stored in production databases
  • Communicate regularly with the development team, business and operations team to ensure the security and confidentiality of data
  • Resolve production database issues and implement improvements to prevent a recurrence of the issue
  • Backup and restore databases as necessary
  • Design and develop architecture for data warehouse including source data ETL (extract transform and load) strategy, data movement and aggregation as well as data quality strategy.
  • Routine database support for existing Applications

  • Minimum of BSc/HND in computer science, computer engineering or any other numerate discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
  • Strong experience on  Server maintenance, Advanced Server concepts like indexes, stored procedures e.t.c with an emphasis on database efficiency.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for Server
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
  • Relevant Certifications 
  • good working knowledge of scripting in SQL and Oracle database.
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytic skills

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