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The company is inviting applications from qualified individuals to fill the position of Data Systems Administrator.
Job Title: Data Systems Administrator
No. of vacancies: One (1)
Reporting to Data Systems Specialist, the job holder will be responsible for the following:
Manage business systems
Assist with the creation, monitoring and maintenance of production and test databases
Assist with the setup and management of database resilience and backup strategies
Assist with the automation of regular database support activities
Perform regular processes (e.g. daily OS and DB checks, regular performance tuning) in an accurate and timely manner
Establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security
Monitor performance and manage parameters in order to provide fast responses to front-end users
Consider both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users
Install and test new versions of the database management system (DBMS) and other related systems
Maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
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
Communicate regularly with technical and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
Install new applications and customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose
Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of database
Other duties as assigned
Participate in design and implementation of CDSC’s Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and
Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP) and provide support in the technical sourcing, construction and implementation of the plans.
Ensure compliance to all internal ICT and business policies and procedures, and with external laws and regulations.
Assist with the planning for projects from the initial phase onwards;
Work with various project teams to provide sound advice on database requirements for all applications being implemented.
Provide timely end user support including addressing change requests, amendments, deletions and additions, queries etc;
Respond to support requests and ensure service levels are maintained;
Assist with the design, implementation and maintenance of database services and infrastructure to support CDSC client deliveries and internal services.
At least a bachelor’s degree in ICT.
At least 3 years’ experience in database administration.
Possession of relevant ICT professional certification. Oracle Database Administration (OCP) preferable.
Knowledge of PC/LAN operating systems, i.e. (Microsoft Windows and Unix).
Experience in Database Administration, Database Tuning, Database Management, Database Security and RDBMS.
Good working knowledge of, and confidence administering on Solaris/Linux platforms.
Experience of Unix Scripting.
Thorough knowledge of database management systems technologies.
Understanding of data and database security issues and remedies.
Good time management, communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV and cover letter; stating your current salary, reporting line, and your expected remuneration to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before close of business August 3, 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted