AB Microfinance Bank is a national microfinance bank licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), with its head office in Lagos and branches spread across Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Ondo and Anambra State. AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria is committed to its passion of helping to improve the business opportunities of entrepreneurs by availing them of easy access to affordable loans, as well as improve the general financial status of everyone with its deposit accounts. It is a limited liability company duly incorporated in Nigeria under the 2002 Companies and Allied Matters Act, and is regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria as a fully fledged microfinance bank.
The Bank has an exceptional group of very strong international shareholders committed to the task of improving access to financial services in the country. These shareholders are Access Microfinance Holding AG of Germany, KfW - the German Development Bank, the African Development Bank, and the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group. Together, they have an established record of setting up and managing microfinance banks across the African and Asian continents in such countries as Nigeria, Tanzania, Liberia, Zambia, Rwanda, Madagascar, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan,Georgia and Brazil.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Database Administrator
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Take the lead in database design.
Mapping out the conceptual design for a planned database.
Refining the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model.
Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements.
Updating and amending existing databases.
Setting up and testing new database and data handling systems.
Monitoring database efficiency.
Sustaining the security and integrity of data.
Creating complex query definitions that allow data to be extracted.
Training colleagues in how to input and extract data.
Developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans.
Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly.
Communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security;
Key team player in the local Application management by leveraging on technology.
Develop tactical tool in order to streamline or bring more efficiency within processes.
Give support to other Software vendors on CBS interface or 3rd parties.
Key team player in supporting the IT assets management and upgrade.
Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security.
Monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to frontend users.
Considering both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end users.
Maintaining data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act.
Writing database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata).
Necessary Experience, Skills and Knowledge
At least a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field is required.
Minimum of 5 years of Technical experience within IT industry and preferably within the banking industry.
Experience in developing logical and physical data models using data modeling tools.
Good Knowledge Of Microsoft Excel (Formulas, Pivot tables, V-lookup) and Office.
Good Knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDMS).
Efficient use of Microsoft SQL 2012, Strong SQL development, SQL analytics, tuning skills.
Programming/development skills using PL/SQL (package, procedures, functions, triggers).
and batch coding skills such as Bulk collections, dynamic SQL, parallel processing.
Experience designing partitioned and non-partitioned tables, indexes, temporary tables and external tables to maximize storage and performance.
Experience with Windows Server 2008/19, SQL Server 2008/19, Windows 7-10, Microsoft Office 2007/2010/2013/2016, Microsoft 365.
Knowledge of ITSM frameworks and practices including ITIL, ISO27001
Advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving skills to complete tasks in a timely manner.
Experience in IT operations of E-Banking or Online banking services.
Application Closing Date
11th November, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
Ensure that you indicate job title as the Subject of the mail, failure to comply would disqualify your application.