Database Administrator

March 1, 2022

Job Description

Standard Bank Group

Standard Bank Group is an African-focused, client-centric, digitally enabled integrated financial services group with compelling competitive advantages. Our strategy is underpinned by our purpose and revolves around delivering simple, relevant and holistic solutions to our clients through their channel of choice in a seamless manner. Our strategy provides us with the path to get there.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Database Administrator
Job ID: 62647
Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Career Area: Engineering
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Job Purpose

The Database Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Databases.
The Database Administrator carries out responsibilities in some of the following technical areas: Creating and maintaining all databases required for Production, Disaster Recovery, development and testing usage, Performs ongoing tuning of the database instances, etc.
Performing in conjunction with system administrators, the capacity planning required in creating and maintaining the various databases for the use of the Bank. Performs failover of databases as required for disaster recovery. Ensures space availability for database growth.

Key Responsibilites
Improve customer experience:

Achieve a minimum annual Business Survey (i.e ISS) rating of 8 out of 10
Ensure not more than 5 significant incidents occur every week

Revenue Generation and Cost Reduction:

New cost saving and revenue generating initiatives implemented by the Business as a result of insights from IT value driven metrics

Establish a control framework that guarantees visibility and reliability of our franchise:

Resolve exceptions before due dates
Ensure there is no vulnerability
Emergency changes should not exceed 10% of total changes
Successful DR exercises


First Degree
Minimum of 3 year post qualification experience in a similar or related position.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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