Fresher Database Administrator Jobs – Diamond Trust Bank Uganda (DTB)

Job Title:   Database Administrator (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Diamond Trust Bank Uganda (DTB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Diamond Trust Bank Uganda is a full-fledged commercial Bank with a network of 40 branches and 36 ATM locations in major Ugandan urban centers and still growing. The bank is also an affiliate of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) which is the economic development arm of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).


Job Summary:  The Database Administrator (DBA) will keep the bank databases up and running smoothly 24/7. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the Bank, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialised role.
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required.
  • Design and implement database in accordance to end users’ information needs and views.
  • Ensuring that the database is adequately backed up and able to be recovered in the event of memory loss.
  • Develop and Provide Reports through BIP to users as requested.
  • Work with Internal and External Auditors to close all Database related queries and provide required data.
  • Protecting the database against threats or unauthorized access.
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner.
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data.
  • Minimise database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses.
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users.
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards.
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity.

Common ICT duties and responsibilities :

  • Engages as a team member in the bank’s ICT projects.
  • Enforces all necessary security procedures to ensure no unauthorized physical and logical accesses are gained into Databases.
  • Attend project or departmental meetings to review projects or operations. This ensures teamwork enhancement and co-ordination of the projects as well as the operations.
  • Learns overall ICT Business systems.
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology
  • OCA or MSDBA Certification is an added advantage.
  • At least two years of working experience as a Database Administrator.
  • Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL.
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and Reports Design.
  • A structured approach to dealing with complex and variable work environments in an independent manner.
  • Ability to balance opposing business requirements.
  • Ability to balance long term and short-term requirements independently
  • Strong evaluation, communication and reporting skills
  • Able to provide advice and cause/effect evaluation to support business decision making
  • Independent and logical thinker, yet an achiever and implementer
  • Good at managing large volumes of information and can add value through management reporting
  • Builds relationships and networks easily
  • Has a strong service ethic


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications to


NB: DTB is an equal opportunity employer.


Deadline: 30th May 2023.


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