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  • Posted: Sep 19, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Insiteful Solutions And Consult Nigeria Limited is a information technology company office in Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria. We assist our prospective client to reach there goals in the world or IT with lots of services like social media presence and strategies, product branding, capital management systems, press release and marketing ...
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    Database Administrator

    Reports to: CEO/MD or Director of Projects 

    Job Purpose:

    • The successful candidate will be responsible for Database Administration and Programming; Report Generation and Design; Database Design and Modelling and Generation of Report Queries


    • Establish the needs of users and monitoring user access and security.
    • Monitor performance and manage parameters in order to provide fast responses to front-end users
    • Map out the conceptual design for a planned database.
    • Consider both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users.
    • Refine the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model
    • Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements
    • Install and test new versions of the database management system (DBMS)
    • Maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
    • Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata).
    • Control access permissions and privileges
    • Develop, manage and test back-up and recovery plans.
    • Ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
    • Carry out capacity planning.
    • Work closely with IT project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers
    • Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security.
    • Commission and install new applications and customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose.
    • Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of a database.
    • Educational Qualifications
    • A Degree in the Sciences with a minimum of 2 years-experience in a similar role
    • Competencies/Skills:
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
    • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
    • Proven ability to balance multiple projects, and collaborate across disciplines in a cross-functional atmosphere

    Specific Competencies:

    • Knowledge of structured query language (SQL), Unix and DBMS.
    • Problem-solving and good analytical skills
    • Communication, teamwork and negotiation skills.
    • Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design.
    • The ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
    • Good organizational skills.
    • Flexibility and adaptability
    • The ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers.
    • Business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
    • Willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology
    • Commitment to Continuous Professional development (CPD)
    • An understanding of information legislation, such as the Data Protection Act.

    Behavioral Qualities/Other Competencies:

    • Attention to Detail
    • Goal, quality and excellence orientation
    • If you have Proven work experience as a Database Administrator, Excellent analytical and time management skills as well as a B.Sc. in a relevant field, then this job is for you!

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