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Database Administrator Job in Lagos at Venture Garden Nigeria

Nov 26, 2018, 4:02 PM
Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast growing Software company with a vision to build an enduring organization with an ecosystem of value creators- while delivering high impact technology solutions for emerging markets through a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it! We are recruiting to fill the position below:     Job Title: Database Administrator Location: Ikeja, Lagos Job Description
  • We are currently sourcing professional database administrator (DBA) will keep the database up and running smoothly 24/7. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.
Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Install server software and configure database servers.
  • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialized role.
  • Evaluate data analysis models and procedures.
  • Establish a disaster recovery protocol
  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
  • Design and implement database in accordance to end user’s information needs and views
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience.
  • Basic understanding of disaster recovery and database backup procedures
  • Familiarity with reporting tools
  • PostgreSQL experience or certification preferred
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and assistance.
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory
  • Experience with MySQL and MSSQL
Essential Competencies:
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Eye for detail and accuracy
  • Experience with their database software/web applications
  • The ability to work quickly, under pressure and to deadlines
  • Up-to-date knowledge of technology and the Data Protection Act
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, where the technology is constantly changing
  • Understanding of structured query language (SQL)
  • Knowledge of 'relational database management systems' (RDBMS), 'object-oriented database management systems' (OODBMS) and XML database management systems
Working conditions:
  • Flexibility is important.
Equal opportunity:
  • The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality
Remuneration Competitive based on experience     How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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