Database Administrator

at Ethiopian Commodity Exchange
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 1, 2019
Category Information Technology
Job Type Full-time

Description

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT No. 031/2019

(External only)

The vision of ECX is to become a leading and dynamic Exchange in Africa. ECX has a mission to provide a modern, efficient, transparent and reliable market platform to serve the national development goals through adaptation of technology, excellence in innovation and with integrity. ECX is a unique partnership of market actors, Members of the Exchange, and its main promoter, the Government of Ethiopia. ECX represents the future of Ethiopia, bringing integrity, security, and efficiency to the market. ECX would like to recruit motivated and qualified applicants for the following positions.

 1. Position Title: -    Database Administrator

     Job Grade: -         7

     Duty Station: -      Head Office

     Availability: -       As soon as possible

 Job Purpose: - The purpose of the job is to provide technical support, Administer, and oversee overall ECX core business Databases at the Head Quarter (HEAD OFFICE), Disaster Recovery (DR) site Branch Offices and Regional Trading Centers; to assist the Manager IT Infra & Support in running the Database   infrastructure of the Exchange, and to Maximize ECX’s database services uptime through maintenance of corporate database infrastructure.

SUMMARY MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitors and ensures All ECX business, corporate, and market data dissemination databases including SMS/IVR databases are properly functioning, optimized, and highly available and secured.
  • Install, maintain Database software and updates
  • Audit Database Access and Requests
  • Analyze Impact of Database Changes to the Business
  • Analyze and Recommend Database Improvements
  • Debug Database Issues on Live Data
  • Design and Build a Database Management System
  • Implement Backup and Recovery Plan
  • Proactively Tune Database in Production
  • Test Database to Ensure Everything Operates Efficiently Without Error, Test Recovery Plans
  • Set Security Permissions for Database, Setup Safety Measures to Recover Data
  • Setup Safety Measures to Recover Data
  • Coordinates database infrastructure Administration of the Exchange and ensures ECX’s Databases data manipulation, modification, or reporting of ECX's databases data elements are according to ECX's Database policy and standard document.
  • Oversees and conducts restoration of ECX’s business databases, and ensures the backup of eTrade Application database and all business Critical databases of the Exchange and the restoration and recovering of corrupted business databases.
  • Participates in  recommending  the most effective way to increase database performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, and query tweaking or index/query changes
  • Ensures for all the ECX database policies and standards are followed on ECX database infrastructure.
  • Monitors the proper functioning of the ECX Database infrastructure at all time on working and non-working hours, locally and remotely and daily ensures primary and disaster recovery site databases are synchronized
  • Installs new, rebuild, repair existing or new Database Servers using established standards and requirements, and prepares a Database testing environment based on design requirements.
  • Participates and assists  Application developers on efficient database design, Updates eliciting business requirements and database development
  • Ensures that new database code meets ECX database policy and standards for readability, reliability, security, and performance
  • Provides Tier III support to resolve database  administration related tasks
  • Performs other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor

 

Job Requirements

·         MSC/BSC. in Information Technology, Computer science, and other related fields

·         2/4  years’ experience in Database  Administration, Database Development, Business information, Data warehouse, and  related work experience

Special Course/Training

·         Should have Hands on experience in popular Database management software’s specifically Microsoft SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Informix, DB2 and other popular Database Software’s

 Certification or License Required (Preferable)

·         Microsoft SQL server certifications or Oracle certifications or DB2 Certifications and Mysql certification

How to Apply

All interested and qualified applicants may send a cover/application letter and updated CV with relevant important documents via [email protected] or in hard copy by post with position marked on the envelope: Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, P.O. Box 17341, Addis Ababa on or before July 05, 2019.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR ON THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.

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ECX is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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