Database Administrator Job – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Job Title:   Database Administrator

Organisation: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading microfinance deposit taking institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer and regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.


Job Summary:  The  Database  Administrator  will  manage  all  database  systems  on  which  all  mission  critical  business  applications  run.  The  role  holder  will  be  responsible  for  building  new  databases,  schemas  whenever  required  in  addition  to  efficiently  executing  business  cycles  in  accordance  with  the  policies  and  operating  procedures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for database Administration through installation and upgrading databases for all environments (UAT, Production, Regression and DR); storage administration to ensure optimal resource utilization, monitor all databases for optimal performance.
  • Coordinate the development and execution of Data Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) in line with internal Bank BCPs and guidelines and industry best practices.
  • Accountable for routine monitoring and ensuring that DR and Production databases are in sync, effectively manage data guard, performing database backups and restoration.
  • Accountable for Database Security by controlling the creation of database users, granting privileges and managing user roles, database encryption and auditing.
  • MIS and Data warehousing through data mining and data extraction, developing meaningful reports for business teams
  • Accountable for delivering the SLA for Database environment
  • Continuously updating database procedures
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database issues users log within agreed SLA
  • Perform close of business processes in line with the Bank’s policies and procedures
  • Develop weekly and monthly performance reports, uptime reports etc
  • Support the Business Team(s) to automate business processes as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, or any related field.
  • Certifications in Microsoft certified database administrator (MSCDBA) or Oracle database, Microsoft SQL.
  • At least three years working experience in a busy ICT Environment preferably within a banking institution.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 9th November 2022

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