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Database Administrator - Steward Bank

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Suitably qualified, experienced and motivated candidates are invited to apply for the position of Database Administrator which has arisen within Technology Services Department

Job purpose

  • To install, configure, migrate, monitor performance, configure security, troubleshooting, recover data and back up database systems online with set performance standards.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following, among others:

  • Setting up Operating Systems environments for Database, Installations and configuring relevant Databases and network components to ensure database access as well as database consistency and integrity.
  • Developing the Automation of Databases Backup Procedures, processes and submitting them to the enterprise Data Architect for approval.
  • Conducting research and making recommendations on new database products
  • Participating in architecture design of system databases for all database systems and checking, verifying signs off for all backups on a daily basis and taking corrective action.
  • Administers Database user accounts and assigns privileges according to user duties in line with user access matrix
  • Optimizing and configuring Databases to meet required performance
  • Preparing the Database capacity plan monthly and submitting to the Enterprise Data Architect Manager.
  • Testing and installing database patches to production environments in line with patch management and change management policies.
  • Running Database maintenance activities on a monthly basis to meet agreed system performance KPIs
  • Participating in setting up database security controls in conduction with Technology Security and Governance manager.
  • Producing daily databases healthy status Reports and submits to EnterpriseData Architect
  • Configuring Audit trail on databases and submitting a monthly report to Enterprise Data Architect
  • Collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends in capacity usage.
  • Testing databases backups and recovery procedures adhering to policy
  • Verifying daily databases backups and disaster recovery site system availability.
  • Monitors DR databases to guarantee replication and participating in business continuity planning, testing and evaluation

Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • First Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent
  • Professional Certification on Oracle Database Management Systems is required.
  • Professional Certification on Servers, Storage and Operating Systems such as Linux, Windows, Sun Solaris is an added advantage
  • Professional Certification on SQL, DB2,MySQL, non-relational databases is an added advantages

To Apply

Interested persons that meet the above requirements should submit soft copies of their CVs to with the title, Database Administrator clearly written in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date for all applications is 21st February 2022.

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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