Oracle Database Engineer


Job Summary

Assist in the design, planning, implementation and optimization of all enterprise databases.


  • Assist in the definition of database architecture and design specifications.
  • Work with IT vendors to install, configure, maintain, and upgrade enterprise database systems and related applications.
  • Provide support in functionality and acceptance testing during the implementation of enterprise database systems.
  • Ensure optimal performance of the organization’s databases;
  • Regularly monitor and reconcile the performance of the databases to pre-defined performance thresholds and take appropriate actions where required
  • Implement established policies and procedures on database management
  • Maintain database security and data integrity through the use of access codes and efficient password system.
  • Storage and capacity planning by monitoring the growth trends and predictions about the future.
  • Troubleshooting when things do go wrong with the database server.
  • Perform regular data backup, and validate integrity of data backup.
  • Perform database automation and script writing.
  • Investigate and resolve incidents/ requests relating to enterprise databases, and escalate irresolvable faults/ issues to relevant vendors/ suppliers where appropriate.
  • Provide support in operating systems trouble shooting.
  • Ensure availability of accurate documentation of standards, guidelines and procedures for effectively managing and maintaining the databases.
  • Liaise with relevant unit/ team/function in carrying out all relevant activities.
  • Attend team/divisional/departmental meetings as required.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Manager, IT Operations Support.
  • Engage in knowledge development and identification of improved and efficient methods running some database tasks.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, IT Operations Support.


  • First degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience.
  • Excellent Knowledge and hands on experience with Oracle, MS-SQL platforms.
  • Relevant Professional Qualifications and Certifications will be added advantage.

How to Apply

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