Access Bank Plc Recruitment for Database Administrator

Access Bank Plc is recruiting to fill the position of: Database Administrator. Interested candidates should possess a good first degree in Science and Engineering with at least 2 years work experience.
Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa’s Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database Administrator

Location: Nigeria

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Job Roles

  • To ensure that all critical databases are available and performing optimally at all times
  • To maintain the integrity of the database and protect it from unauthorized access
  • To ensure that the Bank is able to work from an alternative location in the event of a disaster at the production site by either activating the DR site or restoring from backups

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Carryout Database monitoring and basic maintenance task.
  • Monitor and maintain database maintenance plans for backups, index rebuild/defragment, and database statistics
  • Carryout Database monitoring and maintenance tasks
  • Carryout database backup and restore operations
  • Support EOD operations by Monitoring performance of database systems resources and query throughput.
  • Monitor and maintain database maintenance plans for backups, index rebuild/defragment, and database statistics
  • Installation of oracle database and client software on the banks servers and client PCs and creation of databases to support the bank’s business
  • Work with external consultants installing third-party software that will integrate with core banking database
  • Release new or updated stored programs to production database after having been tested and certifies ok and backed by a duly signed change process form.
  • Perform Database Capacity Management by generating database growth report for Management and Planning for future storage requirements for the databases.
  • Work with external consultants installing third-party software that will integrate with core banking database.
  • Work with other IT units on database related projects.
  • Remediate database nonconformities detect by internal and external auditors as well as regulators

Job Requirements
Education:

  • A good first degree in Science and Engineering with moderate proficiency in database management. Relevant Master’s degree will be an advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years IT experience with good database background.

Certification(s):

  • IT certifications and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:

  • Good Proficiency Oracle Database
  • Good Proficiency in Microsoft SQL Server database
  • Ability to use Oracle data dictionary
  • Ability to take back up of database and database objects and restore when required.
  • Ability to review and interpret log files, AWR and other diagnostic reports to resolve performance challenges
  • Basic Proficiency in UNIX/Linus and other relevant operating systems
  • Basic networking skills
  • Good security knowledge
  • Ability to research, resolve and document unknown problems.
  • Payment and cash management
  • Regulatory knowledge and background in Payments

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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