3 Entry Level Applications Administrator Job Opportunities – DFCU Bank

 

Job Title:    Applications Administrator
(3 Job Opportunities)

Organization:  DFCU
Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Applications & Implementations 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:  Reporting to the Applications &
Implementations Manager, the Applications Administrator will be responsible for
supporting, maintaining, and automating systems, administration tasks, and
authoring policies and procedures that support maximum uptime operation of all
system applications and among others ensure proper Disaster Recovery, planning,
research, and development. This includes ensuring the availability of
client/server applications, configuring all new implementations, and developing
processes and procedures for ongoing management of the system environment.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Applications
support and Implementations.

·       
Manage
Business Applications High Availability and Continuity/DR setup.

·       
Provide
technical BAU support for core Business applications.

·       
Provide
requisite technical advisory & support for deployment and management of the
corporate business systems.

·       
Implement
and monitor security of business data within systems.

·       
Implement
approved changes control and customizations in the systems.

·       
Solving
complex analytical Business Application challenges.

·       
Provide
expert application support to core Business applications.

·       
Enforce
efficient and secured operation of all Business applications.

·       
Participate
in delivery of core applications training.

·       
Validating
related costs in the respective BAU environment.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the DFCU Bank Applications Administrator job must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or other numerical biased field
from a reputable university or college.

·       
Certifications
in CCNA, ITIL, MCSA, MCSE would be an added advantage.

·       
At least
2-3 years working experience preferably with a financial institution in
database administration.

·       
Knowledge
in Microsoft Server Operating Systems, server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016, Sun
Solaris and IBM.

·       
Knowledge
in virtualization and cloud computing, VMWare, Hyper V and MS Azure.

·       
Knowledge
in storage infrastructure, NetApp, Storage clustering and replication.

·       
Knowledge
in various Applications, Core banking, E-banking, ATM switch and System Center.

·       
Knowledge
of MSSQL, DB2, Oracle 9i and database management Systems is a must and
experience working with open source UNIX.

·       
Wide
knowledge of and advanced skills in computer hardware and software programs of
diverse functionality. Including but not limited to, communications systems,
desktop applications, and network administration programs.

·       
Significant
experience in supporting databases (preferably Oracle, postgresssql and/or
Microsoft SQL).

·       
Application
development skills.

·       
Exceptional
oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly
and persuasively, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and
correspondence; speak clearly to third parties and employees.

·       
Able and
willing to solve complex analytical challenges, independently analyze
information; and make recommendations based on analysis.

·       
Self-motivated
team player with the ability to adapt and work co-operatively and effectively
in different situations and teams to carry out assigned tasks.

·       
Ability
to maintain a positive attitude under stressful conditions.

·       
Disposition
to share knowledge fully and willingly with other employees in the interest of
the organization.

·       
Advanced
hands on Systems Computing skills.

·       
Analytical
Thinking & Complex Problem solving.

·       
Planning
and Organization.

·       
Achievement
Orientation – Set and meet aggressive commitments for self and others.

·       
Strategic
Perspective – Establish priorities, challenging goals, and measurements
consistent with these goals and organizational vision.

·       
Critical
Judgement and Decision-Making – Define issues and focus on achieving workable
solutions to obstacles.

·       
Good
Communicator – Presents ideas effectively, clearly, and concisely both orally
and in writing.

·       
Inspire
Commitment –Actions and behaviours are consistent with words.

·       
Self-Development
– Pursues positive change in self and organization and drive own personal
development plan.

 

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: 18th January 2021

 

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