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Intermediate Database Administrator At RS Hunter

Date Posted: 20/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Job Purpose:


The management of key company databases for optimum business operations and to assure stakeholders of integrity and security of data and recover-ability in times of disaster. Personnel are also to offer application back end support as well as programming.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security
  • monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast query responses to front-end users;
  • installing and testing new versions of the database management system (DBMS);
  • maintaining data standards, including adherence to the company information security policies;
  • writing database documentation, including data standards, data mappings, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata);
  • controlling access permissions and privileges;
  • Developing, managing and testing back-up, replication and recovery plans;
  • ensuring that storage, archiving, replication, back-up and recovery procedures are functioning correctly;
  • capacity planning;
  • working closely with Operations service managers, programmers and web developers;
  • communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security;
  • commissioning and installing new applications and customizing existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose
  • Working closely with vendors to develop and test patches to reported application or database problems
  • Adhoc database programming and reporting as may be required.
  • Providing application and user support
  • Other tasks as may be assigned by HOD



Key Performance Indicators:


  • Database Availability
  • Adherence to authorization chain before creation or modification of database objects
  • Adequacy of CMDB operations
  • Adequacy of versioning and change control mechanisms
  • Adequacy and efficiency of Maintenance plans
  • Adequacy of DR plans and processes
  • Documentation of Vendor details and SLAs
  • Application uptime & support parameters

 Experience & Qualification:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, engineering or numerical sciences.
  • Minimum 3 year experience with MS SQL Server 2005/2008 Enterprise or higher.
  • Familiarity with other RDBMs like Oracle, MySQL etc is helpful.
  • Knowledge of high availability system configurations such as RAID, SAN, Storage switches and network switches us desired.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft server operating systems & networking
  • Knowledge of Database Partitioning, indexing and Tuning


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