Database Administrator

Website cGrate Zambia

Position Overview: Database Admin (DB Admin)

The Database Admin is responsible for Database Administration and Systems Administration. The DB Admin provides general direction, design, maintenance, and control of databases.

Job Responsibilities

Data Administration

  • Managing data sources i.e., system databases, systems data and staff data
  • Preparing DB queries and reports for staff and partners
  • Prepare and manage the Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Managing data management policies
  • Implementing security measures for company data

Systems Administration

  • Core systems administration
  • Testing 3rd party integrations and system enhancements by the development team
  • Banks and corporate customers support
  • As well as above, any other duties given by management

Accountability and Performance Measures

  • Adherence to agreed system uptimes of company IT systems
  • Maintenance of sufficient support levels for both banking partners, customers and fellow
    staff members
  • Performance of databases and other data sources

Organizational Alignment

  • Reports to IT Manager

Qualifications and Attributes

  • IT Degree with specialization in databases
  • Minimum 3 years hands on Mysql experience post qualification
  • Minimum 2 years Linux experience post qualification
  • Experience in a Financial Institution, Telco environment or high volume transaction
    environment is a prerequisite
  • Basic software development skills
  • Ability to work and manage tasks alone
  • Willing to work over the weekends and after hours
  • Quick to grasp concepts
  • Ability to quickly identify and resolve faults

Plot No. 35214
Alick Nkhata Road
Kalingalinga, Lusaka, Zambia

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