Database System Administrator – Nakasero Hospital Ltd

September 14, 2023

Job title:  Database System Administrator

Organization:  Nakasero Hospital Ltd

Location: Kampala


Job roles:

  •  Provide application support to users utilizing NHL applications and services
  • Provide monthly and quarterly reports related to application performance
  • Monitor HMIS performance and capture any errors, and liaise with HMIS vendor to ensure errors are fixed
  • Conduct research on upcoming products, services, and standards in support of NHL systems and operations
  • Act as a trainer for NHL systems like HMIS, HR System, and any other system acquired by the enterprise to support business
  • Ensure data availability in case of system failures or data loss and ensure that sensitive data is protected
  • Design and implement efficient and secure database structures.
  • Facilitate data migrations between different systems or versions and maintain comprehensive documentation of database configurations and processes.
  • Define user roles and permissions and enforce access control policies.
  • Conduct security audits, risk assessments and maintain backup and recovery strategies
  • Regularly perform backups and ensure data restoration capabilities are achievable
  • Identify and resolve database performance issues and bottlenecks.
  • Design and implement extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes for data integration and transformation.
  • Investigate any suspicious activity or unexpected software behavior


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Computing, or related field
  • Relevant certification in Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) is an added advantage.
  • Proven experience as a Database Administrator or in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of database security best practices
  • Excellent SQL scripting and query optimization skills
  • Experience with backup and recovery solutions
  • Familiarity with data integration tools and ETL processes
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams


How to apply:

Interested candidates should send in their application letters and CV to the Human Resource Manager at the HR office.
Mail your resume to

Deadline: Friday, September 22 2023

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