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Database Administrator at MainOne Cable Nigeria

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Job Code: DB0001
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Department: Technical
Reporting Line: Cloud Operations  Manager


The Database Administrator is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of databases.
They will also be involved in the planning and development of the database and storage systems in MainOne, as well as troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.
He/She will evaluate relevant trends and suggest changes, enhancements/ upgrades or eliminations to Main One’s existing environment and provide innovative, reliable and high quality DB solutions for the Company.

The Specific Responsibilities will include;
Design/implement data persistence solutions with the right database solution
implementing best practices guidelines and Policies relating to Databases as well as Capacity planning of Databases, Storage and Backup
Ownership of operational stability of Business critical database instances
Day-to-day proactive monitoring, including monitoring error logs, database and log space, user activity, and resource utilization.
SQL and DB performance tuning, reporting and forecasting.
Develop refine backup procedures and policy.
Creating of automation tools for managing relational databases (auditing, account management, backup/restore, discovery, schema deployment)
Work with infrastructure owners to test and verify integrity of data archives
Storage Management, including storage design, configurations, implementation, additions, and consolidations
Storage capacity planning and implementation
Performance monitoring, troubleshooting proactive support and problem analysis as may be assigned by the manager.
Manage and support SAN Environment
Operate and support of data enterprise backup systems
Schedule backup jobs based on documented procedures and Schedules
Provide improvement feedback on backup procedures and standards
Communications and Work Relationships
You will be required to work closely with the:

Managed Services and IP Teams

Minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Computer Science or in a related discipline.
Minimum of 5 years in Database Administration
Certification in Oracle and SQL Databases
Certifications in VMware, EMC and/or other related certifications
Virtualization/Storage/Back up Technologies is required


Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills (at C Level)
Experience with Microsoft public, hybrid and private cloud will be an added advantage
Must have strong Windows/Linux/Unix skills. 
Strong storage design and administration is an added advantage.
High level of Integrity and professionalism, especially in dealing with highly confidential information

Problem solving ability
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to take ownership
Prioritizing ability
Troubleshooting ability



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