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Living Goods   |   Kampala, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Database Administrator

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Living Goods is seeking an exceptionally qualified Database Admin to help us model, organize, transform, validate, secure, and catalog this personal health data, supplemented with public data and data from our partners. Putting this data in the right form, with the right tools, is essential to our ability to grow and improve, and ultimately to serve our clients. You’ll be a good fit if you can handle all aspects of data engineering, from establishing data pipelines to supporting visualization technologies for analysts.


Responsibilities

  1. Administer Living Goods databases which includes SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, and CouchDB. This includes updates, maintenance and appropriate support.
  2. Configure database instances, recommend physical data models, and optimize for performance.
  3. Design our databases accordingly to meet our future requirements.
  4. Living Goods collect data from various streams/applications; ensuring that the correct data is stored in the right place at the right time.
  5. Create and monitor systems for data cleaning, transformation and proper validation.
  6. Collaborate with our data analysts, software developers, operations teams, and partners, who are the producers and consumers of data. Help them choose the right data and develop database systems to support them.
  7. Write technical documentation, including data catalogs, standards, and procedures.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Non-relational databases (NoSQL, etc.); Database servers; Relational databases (SQL); Software architecture; Data collection; Database administration; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Living Goods

Non-profit, social work

At Living Goods we empower people to improve the health of their families, friends and communities. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ health entrepreneurs who go door to door to teach families how to improve their health and wealth and sell life-changing products such as simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, safe delivery kits, fortified foods, clean cook stoves, water filters, and solar lights. By combining the best practices from business and public health, we are dramatically lowering child mortality AND creating livelihoods for thousands of enterprising women.


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