Database Administrator Job vacancies in Ghana

Posted on :

8 Oct, 2011

Category :

Computer Jobs in Ghana, IT Jobs in Ghana

A mortgage finance institution seeks to hire a Database Administrator who will  plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.

Key Responsibilities


  • Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security
  • Monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast query responses to front-end users
  • Mapping out the conceptual design for a planned database in outline
  • Considering both back-end organisation of data and front-end accessibility for end-users
  • Refining the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model
  • Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements
  • Installing and testing new versions of the database management system (DBMS)
  • Maintaining data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
  • Writing database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
  • Controlling access permissions and privileges
  • Developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans
  • Ensuring that storage, archiving, back-up and recovery procedures are functioning correctly
  • capacity planning
  • Working closely with IT project managers, database programmers and web developers
  • Communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • responsible for disaster recovery process
  • Commissioning and installing new applications and customising existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose.



Required Skills or Experience



  • Bachelor’s degree  in Computer Science from an accredited institution(Second Class Upper), MBA will be a plus.
  • Five years of experience in working for a financial institution or consultant for financial systems.
  • Ability to liaise both internally at all levels and externally with a network of related professional service providers.
  • Ability to manage IT related matters professionally.
  • Ability to provide direction to staff regarding any IT related challenges that come up.Ability to analyze, plan and organize work to achieve cooperate goals and objectives.

The ideal candidate should have the following skills:

Project Execution

Project management skills: manage the vendor and users expectations

Team leader: Leads small teams of technical resources

Develops internal meeting objectives and agendas

Prioritizes multiple tasks effectively

Effective project  reporting e.g. managing

Direct access to senior management/project

Solution Development and Delivery

Understands technical and business design requirements.

Testing business and technical solutions.

Identifies system deficiencies and recommends solutions.

Relational Database

Understands relational database concepts.

Demonstrates proficiency with physical and logical database design


Writes effective stored procedures

Possesses demonstrated work experience with at least SQL Server

Programming Languages

Proficiency in Crystal report writer

Knowledge of a current programming language e.g. dot net is added advantage


Understands client server and internet systems architectures



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