Database Administrator Job Careers – Pride Microfinance Limited

Organization: Pride
Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Pride Microfinance
Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in
Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an
equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act,
Job Summary:  The Database Administrator will be reporting
directly to the Manager Business Systems (M BS) and will plan and develop a
database ensuring the performance, integrity and security of all institution’s
application data bases
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, design, develop, customize and
    install enterprise databases in order to make them fit for purpose.
  • Maintain database integrity by ensuring
    database parameters, objects and access are standardized and managed.
  • Maintain database security by ensuring
    security plans and measures are laid out and followed.
  • Monitor database performance by
    calculating optimum values for database parameters.
  • Maintain business continuity
    preparedness for enterprise databases by implementing disaster recovery
  • Perform system database integrations to
    introduce new innovative business channels by ensuring end to end
    integration with third party systems
  • Introduce new technology tools and
    applications that enable accommodation of changing business requirements.
  • Planning, sizing installation and
    configuration of enterprise database management systems on new server
    installations during primary disaster recovery and staging environment
  • Writing database documentation.
    including data standards. procedures and definitions for the data
    dictionary and capacity planning.
  • Budget for new installations and
  • Perform any other duties that may be
    assigned by the Manager Business Systems.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride
    Database Administrator job placement should preferably hold a bachelor’s
    degree from a reputable institution in Computer Science or in any other
    relevant field.
  • Certifications in Microsoft certified
    database administrator (MSCDBA) or Oracle database. Microsoft SQL.
  • Three years of working experience in a
    busy ICT environment preferably within a banking institution.
  • Should have a high degree of integrity
    customer awareness.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and
    reporting skills.
  • The ideal candidate should be
    self-driven with high levels of integrity, business acumen, efficiency and
  • She/he should also be well versed with
    use of IT.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the: Head
Human Capital Management, Pride Micro-finance Limited, Victoria Office Park,
Block B,  Plot 6 -9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot Close, P.O. Box 7566, Kampala,
The complete
applications should include a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional
certificates/ transcripts, postal address, current salary, salary expectation,
letters of recommendation from 3 referees and a daytime telephone contacts.
NB: All
applicants are advised to deal directly with Pride, and canvassing is strictly
not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 16th July 2018
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