Job Advertisement: IT Database Administrator

Company: Opportunity Bank Uganda
Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Application Deadline: 22nd May 2024

About Opportunity Bank Uganda:
Opportunity Bank Uganda is a leading financial institution dedicated to providing innovative banking services to its customers. With a focus on delivering excellent customer service and fostering financial inclusion, Opportunity Bank is seeking dynamic professionals to join its team.

Position: IT Database Administrator

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan for all database systems and capacity management requirements.
  • Analyze business application requirements and develop specifications for database construction and maintenance.
  • Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures, policies, definitions for the data dictionary, capacity planning, maintenance, security, archiving, and recovery.
  • Monitor and tune database performance, control user access, ensure security, and manage logs.
  • Ensure corporate performance monitoring of all database resources, recommending appropriate actions in case of performance bottlenecks to keep workflow uninterrupted.
  • Review database scripts from internal and external developers to confirm correctness to both user and business function needs before deployment to test and production environments.
  • Install, configure, and set up databases in line with the IT policy.
  • Ensure adequate security safeguards are in place to control access to all databases.
  • Ensure the integrity of database files through daily monitoring of database backups, logs, journals, and transaction statistics.
  • Oversee the proper distribution and controlled replication of data across Disaster Recovery (DR) sites and databases.
  • Allocate disk space for new data tables and monitor space utilization for existing data tables.
  • Implement database backup and recovery plans, and perform database recoveries in coordination with other areas of the IT department.
  • Prepare periodic reports on the status of all database systems, including performance data, economics data, and database usage.
  • Provide user support on the core banking and other related business applications.
  • Provide Credit Reference Bureau support.
  • Run end-of-day processing in the core banking system.
  • Develop and design accurate system reports in the core banking system.
  • Ensure reports are available and accessible to intended users in a timely manner.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by supervisors.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT-related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Database Management.
  • Certification in Oracle / MS SQL.
  • Experience in Dot Net (C#) and/or Java/Java-based Application Development; SQL, Jbase & T24 Programming.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle / MS SQL databases.
  • Knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems.

Application Procedure: Qualified and interested candidates should apply through the following link: Apply Here

Address Applications to:
Opportunity Bank Uganda
Industry: Banking
Location: Kampala, Uganda

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Opportunity Bank Uganda is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. Both male and female candidates are encouraged to apply. Share this job opportunity with your networks to help us reach more potential candidates.



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