Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Database Administrator at NMB Bank Plc, January 2018

Database Administrator at NMB Bank Plc, January 2018

Database Administrator

Job Purpose
Responsible for administration of all the bank’s databases and providing technical design, development and maintenance of the database and associated applications
Ensure the accessibility, security and integrity of the bank database infrastructure to maintain effective operations

Main Responsibilities

  • Take care of the database design and implementation
  • Install, upgrade, and configure database software and related dependencies (Web Logic applications server, hosting hardware and operating systems e.g. Windows and Solaris)
  • Perform proactive database maintenance activities and provide 24/7 support when required
  • Monitor, tune, and troubleshoot database to ensure high performance and availability
  • Implement and maintain database security
  • Manage database backups and recovery plans
  • Setup and maintain documentation and standards


  • Business understanding of banking systems
  • Knowledge of the Flexcube Core Banking System
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Good organization skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong knowledge on Oracle Database Administration, Unix/Solaris Operating System
  • Knowledge on Oracle WebLogic application

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or any other related discipline
  • Professional certifications OCA and OCP in Oracle Database 11g or higher is mandatory
  • At least 4 years work experience in relational database environment, preferably Oracle DBMS, Microsoft SQL and MySQL
  • Experience in Operating Systems administration; Linux, Unix, Solaris and Windows


Location: Head Office
NMB Bank Plc (NMB) is a fully-fledged retail and commercial bank in Tanzania. The bank offers banking services to individuals, small to medium sized businesses, as well as large corporate clients. NMB has a wide branch network with over 210 branches, over 4000 NMB Wakala  and over 700 ATMs serving over 2.5 million customers across the country. With a balance sheet size of over TZS 5.3 trillion, the bank has consistently been the most profitable bank in the country for the last 11 years. NMB is listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).

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