Job Opportunity at Letshego Bank Tanzania Ltd, Banking Assistant Database Administrator

Banking Assistant Database Administrator

Reports to: IT manager

Supervises: N/A

External relations: Core Banking System and other systems vendors, LHL,

Internal relations: Letshego Tanzania Head office and Branches, sisters companies.


  • Core Banking Administration
  • Installing, configuring and upgrading the database server and application tools
  • Database maintenance Monitoring through dedicated tools
  • Basic CBS administration tasks because he/she will be a super user
  • Report writing and testing
  • Ensure End of day process and backup is taken as per bank IT Policies in place
  • Creation of new products, setup, testing , apply new procedures and reporting writing and design.
  • Monitoring of the production and DR database and kill database locks when observed
  • Day to day attending different database tasks including: Creating, modification and developing new Repwiz reports, modification of Data Quality Check files, Extractions of information to various departments in a bank and BOT, credit reference, periodic mapping of CBS files and providing end-user support to users from various applications.
  • Together with Database team assisting in development of other categories of reports (Birt and Running different SQL scripts which already validated by IT Manger)
  • Make sure the core banking database is daily ready for starting business
  • Monitoring and control all e-channels applications and make sure all are running efficiently
  • Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system.
  • Modifying the database structure, as necessary, from information given by application developers.
  • Enrolling users and maintaining system security
  • Ensuring compliance with database vendor license agreement
  • Controlling and monitoring user access to the database
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database
  • Planning for backup and recovery of database information
  • Maintaining archived data.
  • Backing up and restoring databases files.
  • Contacting database vendor and run periodic technical support calls.
  • Generating various reports by querying from database as per the business need
  • Managing and monitoring data replication.


Provide training on CBS and other applications to end-users
Act as a super User to CBS


The ADBA should act as the hub for maintaining a quality helpdesk support between business and technical resources;
He/ She will use dedicated helpdesk tool to support user calls as per SLA
The DBA will always keep records of all changes happening in a bank.


  • Education: A bachelor's degree preferred in information technology, computer science or any 4 years related degree in Information Systems.
  • Certifications: Any of Oracle Database Certification preferred: OCA, OCP is important. Oracle: MySQL Database Developer, MySQL database administrator is MUST
  • Microsoft SQL Server awareness is advantage.
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of database experience, in addition to educational requirements.


  • Communication skills
  • Knowledge of database SQL
  • Change management procedures amndd
  • Knowledge of database theory
  • Knowledge of database design
  • Knowledge about the SQL Server or MySQL
  • Knowledge of structured query language (SQL), e.g. SQL/PSM or Transact-SQL
  • General understanding of distributed computing architectures , e.g. Client–server model
  • General understanding of operating system, e.g. Windows or Linux
  • General understanding of storage technologies and networking
  • General understanding of routine maintenance, recovery, and handling failover of a database.
  • High ability of being able to communicate well with other departments, including
  • Understand Operations terms, needs and convert them into MIS.
  • Excellent at problem-solving, time-management, Planning and organizing
  • Able to work well under pressure and under self-supervision
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage Other junior staffs (management skills)
  • Ability to harmonize team and get good results
  • Ability to set deadline and provide Plan


Job Opportunity at Letshego Bank Tanzania Ltd, Banking Assistant Database Administrator Job Opportunity at Letshego Bank Tanzania Ltd, Banking Assistant Database Administrator Reviewed by Naijajobscan on November 22, 2019 Rating: 5

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