Database Admnistrator

Full Time

Madison General Insurance Company Zambia Limited (MGen) invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the position of Database Administrator to be based at Head Office in Lusaka. The job holder will be reporting to the ICT Manager.
Permanent and Pensionable

Knowledge of API usage
Knowledge in general insurance and banking domain is preferred
Conversant in applying application patches and fixes
Writing and executing SQL queries in Oracle, MS SQL and MySQL databases
Strong Database management skills
Programming experience on various programming languages
Understanding of ICT networks and infrastructures
Excellent documentation abilities
Extensive troubleshooting experience and project implementation/management
Proactive attitude, keen to make a difference, attention to detail
Ability to quickly adopt to the new environment and understand the systems
Ability to work in a team as a strong team player
Strong operational discipline and problem-solving skills
Good interpersonal and user relationship, customer service focus.
Should be able to meet deadlines, be flexible and use initiative
Member of ICTAZ is a must.
Full grade twelve certificate with at least a credit in Mathematics and English
Undergraduate degree in computer science/information technology, information management systems, business information systems, business studies, mathematics, Statistics, Electrical /electronic engineering or any related field
Database certifications will be an added advantage
Must have 3 years’ experience managing databases in a dynamic ICT environment

Main Duties

Extracting and/or loading data.
Setting up cybersecurity measures.
Ensuring all hardware and software are updated.
Writing reports, documentation and operating manuals.
Monitoring the performance of hardware and software.
Configuring servers and databases.
Preserving data integrity.
Ethically handling private data.
Support core application user related issues.
Liaison with various stakeholder to assess and manage needs and requirements.
Ensure database automations are accurate and meeting customer demands.
Ensure availability of ICT database systems and minimise downtime
Ensure optimum database performance by maintaining database resources.
Interact with auditors both internal and external in carrying out audits.
Ensure systems security by enforcing various cyber security plans

 Method of Application
Interested applicants should forward their detailed curriculum Vitae and copies of certified qualifications to the Assistant Human Resource Manager via [email protected]
Closing date is Tuesday 17th Jan 2023
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.