Entry Level Database Administrator Job Opportunities - PostBank


Organisation: PostBank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Databases & Applications

About US:
PostBank Uganda Ltd is a financial institution owned by the government of Uganda and regulated by Bank of Uganda. The bank has its operations in over 30 branches spread across the country and 290 ATMs after joining Interswitch.

Job Summary: The Database Administrator will provide technical expertise in the running of the banks databases and applications.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Administer all bank’s databases (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Administer Finacle, and Other Bank applications
  • Administers AIX and UNIX operating system.
  • Carry out Customization on various banking systems as may be required.
  • Setup and Tests new products
  • Develops scripts and Management Information System reports
  • Analyses, reviews and recommends software requirements
  • Trains users of the databases and applications
  • Sets up new hardware, installs and upgrades software requirements


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or BIT (Computer
  • Science preferred)
  • Two to three years’ experience in the specific technical areas of systems programming and administration, applications development, database administration, network operations, user support, decision support and data center operations are highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with data administration concepts, systems development life cycles, data dictionaries, and database management software is desirable.
  • Specifically, high proficiency in ORACLE RDBMS and Microsoft SQL Server is required. In addition, ability to run the RDBMSs on different operating systems including UNIX, LINUX and Windows is a must.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
  • Ability to implement and troubleshoot programming changes and modifications.
  • Ability to program configures, manage, and maintain the operation of complex relational databases.
  • Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques.
  • Ability to operate on a scheduled 24-hour on-call basis.
  • Knowledge of data integrity methods and techniques.
  • Ability to perform acceptance testing on computer systems, applications, and hardware.
  • Ability to install, maintains, modify, and upgrade database software.
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent team works among staff in the department is desirable for this position

How to Apply:
All candidates should send the following to the address below;
  • Detailed and updated CV
  • Certified copies of certificates and testimonials
  • Applicant’s address and daytime telephone contact
  • Postal/ email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society.

The Head Human Resources, PostBank Uganda Limited, Plot 4/6 Nkrumah Read, P.O. Box 7189 Kampala (U)

Deadline: 20th April 2018 by 5:00pm

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