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24 Aug 2023

Database Administrator at Vodafone Ghana

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Job Description

Responsible for the Management of the ORACLE and MS SQL Database Platform across Vodafone Ghana. Control of the DB systems on day-to-day basis will cover:

  • Configuration Management
  • Administration Management
  • Storage, Backup & Recovery
  • Technical Support
  • Responsibility for ensuring resources support in Testing and Deployment of new components
  • Providing Level 1/2/3 technical support resources in support across the Database Estate in Vodafone Ghana
  • Accountable for planning and small project delivery
  • Required to take decisions best suited for the stability of the Database environment during instability
  • Responsible for the LRP around the Vodafone Database Environment

Role Responsibility

  • Providing technical expertise and decision making for appropriate level DB system environments on issues relating to servers, local services, data centers DB environment, DB configuration and to ensure that Vodafone’s IT DBA needs as a business are met on a day-to-day basis and coordinate the efforts of other technical staff members
  • Providing consulting in requirements definition, specification, design, development, and integration of systems and database management on complex projects accountable for the IT Database delivery to ensure services adhere to project specifications
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives across the IT database estate
  • Manage Project deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT database systems
  • Investigating and resolving escalated issues within the Database environments and ensuring provision of adequate technical and personnel resources are devoted to solutions
  • Reviewing tests, integrations, maintenance, and solutions of less experienced personnel on larger projects, for appropriateness and accuracy
  • Communicates, maintains, and establishes principles, directions, and standards related to distributed Database environments to meet end user and company needs
  • Overseeing and supporting periodic maintenance and upgrades of respective DB environments
  • Working with Key Vodafone Vendors in understanding their technical road maps and factoring this into LRP Planning with Head of Infrastructure, Head of Architecture & Strategy and CIO
  • Responsible for the LRP around the Vodafone Database Environment
  • Required to present technical / specialist information to senior managers and produce innovative solutions that enable and provide operational excellence and efficiencies

Professional / Technical Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
  • 7 or more years of Database administration experience, 2 of which shoul have been in a technical management capacity
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience with MsSql and Oracle Support
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience with database Clustering
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience with Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (SMART)
  • Ability to work well with a team in a fast paced, constantly changed environment and follow instructions from supervisors and senior colleagues

Not a perfect fit?
Worried that you don’t meet all the desired criteria exactly? At Vodafone we are passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align exactly with every part of the job description, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

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Closing Date : 10th September, 2023

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