Database Administrator Job Careers – KCB Bank

Job Title:      Data Base Administrator
Organisation: KCB
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Banking
Systems Operations Manager
About US:
KCB Bank Uganda
which is part of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was established
in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings into Tanzania,
South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East African circuit in
the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch network in the region
with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents offering banking services on
a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was established in the year 2007
and has grown to become one of Uganda’s top ten commercial banks. Currently KCB
Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with 16 ATMs spread on Kampala Road,
Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street, Oasis Mall Sixth Street, Arua,
Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira, Mbarara and Jinja that offer
trade financing, corporate and retail banking services to customers.
Job Summary:
The Database Administrator will be responsible for ensuring the health and
optimization of all Oracle Database applications.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage and support high performance, highly available and mission
    critical database platforms for the Core Banking and other systems
  • Review and design database structures to support business
    requirements including logical and physical database modeling.
  • Install, configure and maintain database instances, creates various
    database objects, create users with appropriate roles and levels of
  • Implement database security policies that are consistent with laid
    security guidelines
  • Implement and perform database backup and recovery strategies that
    meet recovery and availability requirements
  • Implement best practices and incorporate them in DBA procedures
  • Manage and support Enterprise Data warehouse including the
    development of reports from the data warehouse platform
  • Determine appropriateness of data for storage and optimum storage
  • Performs complex analyses and reviews applications being released
    into production
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of test application code in
    client server environments to ensure that software conforms to build
    management practices
  • Remain abreast of and analyzes new and emerging technologies and
    tools for applicability to the field
  • Work with the development, testing, and support teams to provide
    design guidelines and impact analysis
  • Contribute to the weekly on-call rotation and maintenance task.
  • Provide detailed documentation on data model design and
  • Effectively collaborate with other Operations and Support team to
    resolve performance and design issues
  • Perform Database performance analysis

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the KCB Bank Database Administrator career
    opportunity must hold a University Degree in Information Technology,
    Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • Must possess Oracle OCP certification
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Oracle RAC and Oracle Data
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Unix
  • A team player with Effective leadership skills
  • At least three years of hands-on experience in Oracle administration
  • A minimum of 3 years’ hands on experience in
  • Data warehousing, data mining and business intelligence
  • Unix platforms HP /Solaris /IBM AIX
  • Knowledge of administration in the following areas will be an added
  • T24 core banking systems
  • Web sphere and MQ  series
  • Self-driven with highly innovative skills
How to Apply:
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: Friday, 14th December 2018.
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