ICT OFFICER GRADE II DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - 2 POST

Employer: Ministry of Finance and Planning MOF
Date Published: 2017-10-28
Application Deadline: 2017-11-11

JOB SUMMARY:

This individual provide operational database technical services to support the application development, database production support and various requirements for distributed technical support to ensure applications are running smoothly. The responsibility also involve effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, upgrades and maintenance of server systems hardware, software and infrastructure.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i.    Responsible for systems and database administration, server virtualization and server infrastructure.
ii.    Manages security access to assigned systems, databases, integrity controls, related records, and documents
iii.    Installation, upgrade, and maintenance of software applications and databases
iv.    Maintenance, administration, monitoring, problem management, and production for databases.
v.    Daily maintenance, testing, backup, and recovery of systems and databases.
vi.    Apply patches and upgrade of systems and databases.
vii.    Install and build database structures
viii.    Query and performance tuning of databases
ix.    Provision, install, configure, operate, upgrade and maintain assigned server systems hardware, software and infrastructure
x.    Provide appropriate infrastructure technology solution to support MoFP Operations.
xi.    Maintains the strict confidentiality of all records and documents stored in the assigned systems and infrastructure
xii.    Confers with employees and the project team to provide technical advice and to resolve problems
xiii.    Contributes to the disaster recovery and business continuity planning process regarding the assigned systems and infrastructure
xiv.    Assist in management of hardware devices, licensing and all programs as assigned.
xv.    Ensure high-availability of systems and services.
xvi.    Execute other assignments as may be assigned from time to time by superiors.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree either in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

i.    Working knowledge of MS Windows, Linux and Unix Server platforms.
ii.    Working knowledge of databases (e.g. MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, etc.)
iii.    Working knowledge  in Clustering, Security/encryption, Fail over management and automatic switch over
iv.    System Backup types and administration (full, incremental, etc.)   
v.    Practical skills in configuring access to file services as   Access Control, managing NTFS file and folder permissions, managing permissions for shared resources, determining effective permissions, configuring and managing distributed file system as Distributed File System (DFS) Overview, configuring DFS Namespaces, configuring DFS replication, deploy file sharing services; deploy an FTP server and a web server.
vi.    Working knowledge  in Clustering, Security/encryption, Fail over management and automatic switch over
vii.    Practical skills on Database schema creation and management
viii.    Practical skills on Performance management and tuning.
ix.    Knowledge of Storage management techniques
x.    ERP and business knowledge will be an added advantage
xi.    Possession of a relevant recognized ICT professional certification will be an added advantage.
xii.    Practical knowledge and skills relevant to the position will be added advantage

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale An attractive remuneration package

CLOSED 7 day(s) Ago.