Fresher Finacle Database Administrator Job Vacancies – DFCU Bank

Job Title:    Finacle
Database Administrator
(Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: DFCU
Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Core
Banking Systems Manager

About US:

DFCU Bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing
financial commercial lending institutions.

Job Summary:    The Finacle Database Administrator will mainly
maintain, administer, and optimize the core banking system and its related
components (servers/services and databases) to achieve high performance of the
various business applications, and achieve specified server uptime. This
includes ensuring the availability of client/server applications, configuring
all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for proper
database management. Where applicable, the Finacle Database Administrator will
assist in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the data center/server
farm.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Run
daily maintenance and EOD/EOM/EOY activities for the core banking, alerts, and
treasury systems as per checklists.

·       
Analysis
and resolution of Finacle related issues which have been escalated from bank L1
support team during operations and maintain proper documentation/logs for
resolution provided.

·       
Co-ordinate
with L3 support and product vendor in case of product bug/enhancement
requirement and follow up with the vendor for early resolution and solution.

·       
Provide
alternate solutions while pending the final resolution to help the bank to
continue with the business functions.

·       
Connect24
and Finacle Integrator Support.

·       
Carry
out backups and restoration for core banking related systems.

·       
Understand
the Bank Policy and related product setup in Finacle in liaison with the bank
core team for helping the bank in product setup.

·       
Owning
all core Banking calls assigned in the service plus system to carry out problem
investigation and analysis, follow-up with the respective teams/Infosys and
update the status with issue resolution and follow-up for closure.

·       
Knowledge
transfer to end users, L1 members through organized on job and off-job
training.

·       
Document
all Customization-Modifications done to the Core Banking system for continuity.

·       
Customization-Modification
of existing Customizations, review of new customization requests, design,
development, and deployment of the same in production upon business
confirmation.

·       
Provision
of advisory services to the bank on the optimum use of Finacle product.

·       
Periodic
review and status reporting to the bank.

·       
Schedule,
plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products, upgrades,
patches, or improvement to the Finacle product suite.

·       
Gather
system enhancement, data extract requests and reporting requirements from
system users and work closely with the information technology team to develop
detailed technical requirements and resulting specifications.

·       
Maintain
Core Banking systems performance by performing proactive system capacity and
availability monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting
network problems; escalating problems to vendor.

·       
Meet
financial requirements by submitting information for budgets and monitoring
expenses.

·       
Ensure
that Core Banking system and other Banking applications are in compliance with
established IT policies, procedures, and standards.

·       
Remain
current with organization’s technology requirements and new developments in the
IT industry.

·       
Protect
the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the dfcu Bank Finacle Database Administrator job placement must
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or in a relevant
field from a reputable university or college.

·       
Certification
in Oracle Database Administration preferred.

·       
Finacle
Core Banking Systems Training/Knowledge.

·       
Knowledge
of UNIX Operating Systems and Microsoft Server Operating Systems.

·       
Proficient
Knowledge of Oracle SQL/PLSQL and Database Management Systems is a
prerequisite.

·       
One to
three years of technical experience supporting Finacle Banking Systems in
medium to large organizations.

·       
Advanced
hands-on Finacle Systems skills.

·       
Significant
experience in Oracle databases and SQL.

·       
Exceptional
oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly
and persuasively.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
send applications with detailed CV’s including present
position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University
Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below;
Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 7th August 2020

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