Senior Specialist; Database Adminstration at NMB Bank PLC

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Feb 10, 2014

Job Overview​

Position:Senior Specialist; Database Adminstration

Dar es Salaam
Job Location :
Head Office, Hq

Job Purpose:
Installation, configuration and maintenance of multiple high-available database models.

Support implementation projects which mostly includes migration of databases to other platforms.

Administer, proactively monitor and troubleshoot 24×7 production environment database servers and associated infrastructure.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide recommendations on database architecture, design and implementations.
  • Designs and implements policies and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.
  • Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems.
  • Technical leadership responsibilities of database projects across various teams in the organization.
  • Ensuring availability of all organization databases.
  • Implement and proactively monitor all databases to predict and diagnose the majority of problems before they impact application performance or user experience.
  • Monitor and report on resource intensive applications and suggest ways to improve performance.
  • Conduct performance tuning of database, troubleshooting, and capacity planning of disk space, memory and connections.
  • Take ownership of issues, work independently or escalate as needed, and find creative ways to resolve problems.
  • Manage and maintain vendor relationships for service, support, and troubleshooting issues.
  • Provide training and documentation for knowledge transfer to other database team members.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • In-depth knowledge of database management (Installation, creation of new instances, space management, database reorganization, backup and recovery, performance monitoring and troubleshooting, identification of bottlenecks in locks, waits).
  • Strong working knowledge of databases with relevant certifications.
  • Good understanding of security standards and best practices.
  • Maintaining high-availability database environments
  • Troubleshooting and performance tuning.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Oracle Database Machine Administration (DMA) skills.
  • Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance and Exadata Storage Administration.
  • Technical documentation skills.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or any other related discipline.
  • Relevant professional certifications including Oracle 12C Certified Professional (OCP) or higher.
  • 5 years of Database Administration experience in Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Maria DB, Postgress or other commercial/open-source database platforms.
  • Experience with migrating mission critical database environments from one platform to another.
  • Experience working with high availability, disaster recovery and server tuning strategies
  • Experience with Replication, Log Shipping, Change Data Capture and Database Mirroring.
  • Experience in Operating Systems administration; Linux, Unix, Solaris and Windows.
  • NMB Bank Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Senior Specialist; Database Adminstration Job Opportunity at NMB Bank PLC

Job opening date : 30-Jun-2022

Job closing date : 14-Jul-2022

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