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Database Administrator

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

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Job Summary

To provide technical expertise in the running of the banksdatabases and applications.

Minimum Requirement

  1. Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or BIT (Computer Science preferred) is required.
  2. 2-3 years’ Experience in the specific technical areas of systems programming and administration, applications development, database administration, network operations, user support, decision support and data center operations are highly desirable.
  3. Familiarity with data administration concepts, systems development life cycles, data dictionaries, and database management software is desirable.
  4. Specifically, high proficiency in ORACLE RDBMS and Microsoft SQL Server is required. In addition, ability to run the RDBMSs on different operating systems including UNIX, LINUX and Windows is a must.
  5. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills.
  6. Knowledge of Current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
  7. Ability to implement and troubleshoot programming changes and modifications.
  8. Ability to program configures, manage, and maintain the operation of complex relational databases.
  9. Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques.
  10. Ability to operate on a scheduled 24-hour on-call basis. Knowledge of data integrity methods and techniques.
  11. Ability to perform acceptance testing on computer systems, applications, and hardware.
  12. Ability to install, maintains, modify, and upgrade database software.
  13. Ability to build and maintain excellent team works among staff in the department is desirable for this position

The following documents should accompany the application:
  1. Detailed CV
  2. Certified copies of academic documents
  3. Applicants address and day time telephone contacts
  4. Postal/email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society.


  1. Administer all bank’s databases (Oracle and MSSQL)
  2. Administer Finacle, and Other Bank applications
  3. Administers AIX and UNIX operating system.
  4. Carry out Customization on various banking systems as may be required.
  5. Setup and Tests new products
  6. Develops scripts and Management Information System reports
  7. Analyses, reviews and recommends software requirements
  8. Trains users of the databases and applications
  9. Sets up new hardware, installs and upgrades software requirements

General Information

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Information security; User management and administration; Database administration; Database query languages (SQL, others); Oracle; Troubleshooting
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

PostBank Uganda

Banking, microfinance, insuranceCompany size: 500-1000 people

PostBank Uganda Limited was established in accordance with the Communications Act of 1997. It was incorporated in February 1998 as a limited liability company to take over operations of the former Post Office Savings Bank, which has been in existence since 1926. PBU is 100% owned by the Government of Uganda. And is currently run by the Board of Directors headed by Chairman and for day to day operations it’s guided by the Management team headed by the Managing Director. PostBank currently has 37 branches supported by 9 mobile banking vans with an operational presence in over 50 districts. Our branch network is also supplemented by point of sale machines and a number of authorized cash points across the country. We serve over 600,000 customers. Our deposit base and loan portfolio is over 200 billion and 170 Billion respectively. The bank's operations are supervised by the Bank of Uganda under Financial Institutions Act. The Bank also subscribes to Depositors Insurance Scheme at bank of Uganda, meaning that in the unlikely of a Bank failure, our customers are compensated for up to UGX 2 M Uganda Shillings.