Intermediate Database Administrator Job at RS Hunter Limited

Job Title: Intermediate Database Administrator

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

    The management of key company databases for optimum business operations and to assure stakeholders of integrity and security of data and recover-ability in times of disaster. Personnel are also to offer application back end support as well as programming
    Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security
    monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast query responses to front-end users;
    installing and testing new versions of the database management system (DBMS);
    maintaining data standards, including adherence to the company information security policies;
    writing database documentation, including data standards, data mappings, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata);
    controlling access permissions and privileges;
    Developing, managing and testing back-up, replication and recovery plans;
    ensuring that storage, archiving, replication, back-up and recovery procedures are functioning correctly;
    capacity planning;
    working closely with Operations service managers, programmers and web developers;
    communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security;
    commissioning and installing new applications and customizing existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose
    Working closely with vendors to develop and test patches to reported application or database problems
    Adhoc database programming and reporting as may be required.
    Providing application and user support
    Other tasks as may be assigned by HOD

Key Performance Indicators

    Database Availability
    Adherence to authorization chain before creation or modification of database objects
    Adequacy of CMDB operations
    Adequacy of versioning and change control mechanisms
    Adequacy and efficiency of Maintenance plans
    Adequacy of DR plans and processes
    Documentation of Vendor details and SLAs
    Application uptime & support parameters

Job Requirements

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Numerical Sciences.
    Minimum 3 year experience with MS SQL Server 2005/2008 Enterprise or higher.
    Familiarity with other RDBMs like Oracle, MySQL etc is helpful.
    Knowledge of high availability system configurations such as RAID, SAN, Storage switches and network switches us desired.
    Knowledge of Microsoft server operating systems & networking
    Knowledge of Database Partitioning, indexing and Tuning


Method Of Application
Send  CV to: vacancy@rs-hunter.com using Job Title as the Subject of the mail.

Deadline: 25th October, 2013

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