Database Administrator

August 12, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos


Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) make and receive payments in a convenient border-less manner.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Database Administrator
Location: Lekki, Lagos
Department: Engineering – TPS
Employment Type: Full-Time
About the Role

Flutterwave is looking for a Database Administrator who will be responsible for the following tasks;

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be

Installation and configuration of Database applications as applies E.g.  MySQL and SQL Server
Ensure Databases optimal performance and optimization
Identifying slow queries for tuning and optimization
Ensure backup and recovery strategy is in place and functional
Overall Database monitoring and resource utilization alerts
Configuration and management of High Availability setups
Working knowledge of Amazon Web Service and Microsoft Azure
Table design to ensure optimal performance
Handle Database upgrades and patching
Maintaining and verifying Database Security.

Required Competency and skillset to be a Waver

B.Sc or MA in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field
Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in a similar role
Experience managing cloud-based databases on Azure and AWS.
Good knowledge of internet security
Has good judgment and a sense of urgency, and has demonstrated commitment to high standards of ethics, regulatory compliance, customer service and business integrity
Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate to all project members and stakeholders.
Highest ethical standards and values
Pays meticulous attention to detail.
Confident, energetic self-starter, with strong interpersonal skills
Instinctive and creative
Self-motivated and willing to learn.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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