DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR (CONTRACT)
Our client, a fast growing Software Solutions & Technology company has given us the task to source Database Administrators (Contract) who are available for a short term project (3 Months). The Database Administrator is expected to oversee all aspects of the business’ database. This would range from initial database architecture design to implementation, administration, monitoring, tuning, backup, migration, and support.
LOCATION: The client's head office is located in Ikeja, Lagos State.
The position will be responsible for performing all of the following duties:
Design and document database architecture. Data Modeling.
Design Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence platform
Build database scheme, tables, procedures and permissions
Set up data sharing and disk partitioning
Develop database utilities and automated reporting
Create shell scripts for task automation
Create, test and execute data management languages
Analyze and sustain capacity and performance requirements
Analyze, consolidate and tune database for optimal efficiency Monitor systems and platforms for availability.
Oversee backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover
Restore and recover corrupted databases
Install and test upgrades and patches
Implement security and encryption
Evaluate and recommend new database technologies.
Min Required Experience: 2 year(s)
Min Qualification: Bachelor's Degree/HND
JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
First Degree in Computer science or any related science discipline.
Experience with Database Administration for MSSQL Server and MySQL.
Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems.
Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server and MySQL.
Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts.
Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics.
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory, Apache server and proper disk configurations.
Good communication and documentation skills.
NOTE. This position is a short term (3 months) contract. Only short-listed candidates who meet specified requirements will be contacted.