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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Database Administrator Job at Opportunity Bank - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Database Administrator 

Jobs at:
Opportunity Bank (U) Ltd 

Deadline of this Job:
14th January 2019  

Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 256

Date Posted: 7th January 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush

Opportunity Bank (U) Ltd is a leading provider of microfinance services in Uganda with huge expansion plans. The Bank is a member of the MyBucks SA group, a leading FINTECH provider and Opportunity International, a global microfinance institution serving over 3 Million in different countries. Opportunity Bank seeks suitably qualified candidates to fill the following available positions;
The role includes but is not limited to; capacity planning, installation, configuration, designing, migration, performance monitoring, security, troubleshooting, as well as backup of Databases.
• 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 organisation 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 laws
• 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 project managers, database programmers, etc
• Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database function, integrity and security
• Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of a database.

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their signed application letters together with their curriculum vitae not later than Monday 14th January 2019 to The Human Resources Manager, Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited, Plot I259, Old Kiira Road, P. O. Box 33513 Kampala or via email on