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Thursday, 23 May 2013

Database Administrator - Umeme Limited

Job title: Database Administrator

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Umeme Limited is a major investment of Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund. Actis is a leading investor in the emerging markets, investing exclusively in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Presently Actis manages over US$4.8bn worth of investment on behalf of more than 100 institutional investors. The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom, a UK Government-owned company, is the largest investor in Actis’ infrastructure 2 fund and as such has a relationship with Umeme Ltd indirectly through Actis.
As a responsible employer Umeme is committed to providing competitive employment terms to its employees, in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. To help in achieving these goals Umeme is looking to recruit individuals with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the position
Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Required IT skills: Oracle
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: June 5, 2013 - 5pm
Reports to: IT Infrastructure Manager
Responsible for: Maintenance and management of a corporate RAC/ASM Oracle 10g database and MS Sequel Server database platforms.
Key Responsibilities:
Install and upgrade Oracle server and application tools
Install and upgrade MS Sequel server and application tools
Allocate system storage and plan future storage requirements for the database system
Create table spaces, tables, indexes and views, and maintain database structure.
Enrolling users and maintaining system security
Qualifications and Experience:
Degree in IT, Oracle & MS sequel Certification
Five years relevant experience in similar environment
Proven Oracle Database Administration experience
Proven MS Sequel Server Administration experience
Experience of managing multiple RDBMS on large systems
Experience of working in a team that delivers a high availability service.
Practical experience in monitoring and tuning a database to provide a high availability service

Contact/How to apply:
To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Copies of certificates are not required at this stage. Please mark your application: “Umeme – position name” where you replace ‘position name’ with the position you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala