Database Administrator

  • Date posted: 08 Apr
  • Ref. Code: Database Administrator

Description / Requirements

A Financial Institution is seeking to employ an Applications D/B Administrator that has the experience and abilities to:

  • Administer the institution’s database applications (Oracle, SQL, MySQL, etc.) by implementing changes and working with third party suppliers to ensure the operational integrity of the systems.
  • Administer the core financial system of the institution and other related applications (Risk, Intranet, MIS, etc.).
  • Implement patches, routines and upgrades on institutions applications.
  • Install, deploy and maintain the system and software project development.
  • Provide support and assistance with the configuration and troubleshooting of the systems.
  • Install and maintain new versions of the institution’s financial system.
  • Monitor performance and manage parameters to provide fast query responses to front-end users.
  • Refine the physical design to meet system storage requirements.
  • Deploy, install and test new versions of the database management system.
  • Control access permissions and privileges.
  • Manage and test backup and recovery plans.
  • Ensure that storage, archiving, backup and recovery procedures are functioning correctly.

Candidate profile

Job Qualifications

  • At least 4 years in similar positions in the financial sector.
  • Conversant with Oracle, SQL, MySQL Unix scripting.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of English language (written and verbal)


Desired Qualities

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Have a friendly and professional personality