SENIOR DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - 1 POST

Employer: MEDICAL STORES DEPARTMENT (MSD)
Date Published: 2017-12-30
Application Deadline: 2018-01-12

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i.    Installs, configures and upgrade Database server software and related products.
ii.    Monitors storage and utilization growth and changes and advice on capacity planning.
iii.    Performs data backups, storage and recovery during development, implementation and periodical testing.
iv.    Provides database troubleshooting and user support.
v.    Evaluates Database features and related products if they meet established user requirements for beneficial utilization.
vi.    Conducts Database design, implementation and maintenance.
vii.    Implements and maintains database security.
viii.    Carries out database performance monitoring.
ix.    Conducts in-house training for database users.
x.    Monitors users requests, progress and report on unresolved problems.
xi.    Reviews relevant change and custom releases for risk and impact analysis.
xii.    Ensures the implementation of backup & recovery policies and procedures.
xiii.    Executes database migrations, patching and critical patch upgrades.
xiv.    Creates and maintains system/process documentation.
xv.    Ensures that the required standards of reliability and safety performance of the constituent systems are achieved in the deliverables.
xvi.    Develops and carries out user training programs for database and related products
xvii.    Performs any other official duties as may be assigned by Supervisors from time to time.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

i.    Holders of Bachelor Degree in IT or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution and Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) certified.
ii.    Computer literate
iii.    Four (4) years relevant experience

       COMPETENCIES
i.    Communication skills
ii.     Analytical skills
iii.    Problem solving skills

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale salary scale MSDS 5

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