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Database Administrator

Key Accountabilities

  • Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security
  • Monitoring database performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users
  • Responsible for mapping out the conceptual design for a planned database
  • Takes care of both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users
  • Refines the database’ logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model
  • Performs further refining of the physical design of the database to meet system storage requirements
  • Responsible for installing and testing new versions of the Database Management System(DBMS)
  • Maintains data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
  • Writes database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
  • Controls access permissions and privileges
  • Develops,manages and tests back-up and recovery plans
  • Ensures that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • Responsible for database capacity planning
  • Works closely with IT project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers to agree on how best to develop Surfline databases
  • Communicates regularly with the technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • Responsible for commissioning and installing new applications and customizing existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose.
  • Responsible for any other functional related or project task as may be assigned by your line manager.


  • BSc degree in Computer science is a plus
  • Oracles OCP, OCA, DB/2, MC DBA Certifications are a MUST.
  • Minimum of 4 years working experience in amid-size company.

 Knowledge & Experience:

  • Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, Shell (C,Korn, Bourne, KSH), AUP, OLTP, Linux, UNIX, AIX, Solaris, T-SQL, PL/SQL, SSIS,
  • SSAS, SSRS,  RAID, SAN, DTS, ETL, RMAN, Tivoli, Veritas,Legato


  • Team player
  • Attention to details


  • Reliable
  • Flexible – Able to work long hours

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Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae by 22nd May, 2019 to:
Email: careers@surflinegh.com
Kindly indicate the job position in the email subject and note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.
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Database Administrator