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Job Title: Principal Database Administrator

Location: Ilishan, Nigeria

Organisation: Babcock University

Job Description/Responsibility:

•   Ensures the proper and effective structure, security and operation of databases that support university applications

•   Analyzes, develops, tests’ and implements complex physical database designs in support of university information system requirements.

•   Works with System Administrators to do performance monitoring to ensure a stable environment.

•   Installs and configures database management software, translating database design and diagnoses database performance issues.

•   Works with application programmers to plan, design and develop new database applications or major changes to existing applications.

•   Actively supports and participates in project management and operational functions as they relate to University databases.     .

•   Develops backup and recovery strategies for database servers, monitors database servers.

•   Evaluates new tools and technologies, analyzes user needs and presents findings to Associate Vice President for ICT

Professional Experience:

•   The holder of this office reports to the Associate Vice President for ICT

•   He/she must have a verifiable experience in the management of a complex database system with a versatile experience in database administration, and data warehousing.

•   Proficient in database platforms, programming languages, and other information technology such as but not limited to: Windows Server 2008, Java and Linux.

•   Experienced in database security, performance tuning, backup and recovery procedures

•   Familiarity with higher education administrative business processes strongly preferred.


•   Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline.

•   Minimum Experience: 10years post qualification experience, five years systems development/database administration experience, Two (2) years of systems management, project management, or technical team. leadership experience.

•   Preferred Certification: Oracle DBA, experience on Postgres database & SQL is mandatory.  

Method of Application:

Apply online with your CV and cover letter or send your application with credentials to the following address:

The Director of Human Resources,

Babcock University,

Ilishan Remo,

Ogun State.

Deadline: 11th September, 2012.

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