Database Administrator

July 26, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos


At Cavista, we are building a team of over 100 engineers in Lagos Nigeria. We are always seeking talented individuals interested in a challenging and rewarding career. If you are interested in doing work that makes a difference, come join our team.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Database Administrator
Location: Ilupeju, Lagos (Remote)
Job type: Full-time
Job Description

An innovative MySQL Database Administrator to assist in developing and creating cutting-edge solutions for the healthcare industry.  
This is an opportunity to develop and create cutting-edge solutions for our products and services while being part of an extraordinary team.
This role will ensure that the business is well-coordinated and productive by managing its processes and coaching its people.
The area of responsibility for this role is very wide and thus requires thorough knowledge of various company processes.

Who We Are

It’s simple. We do business differently, by empowering our team to create fresh ideas which impact lives everywhere. We don’t just dream it; we do it every day at Axxess, we bring life-changing technology to healthcare impacting the way people work, learn and grow their business.  
Our edge does not come from our technology, it comes from our people.  We work as one team with a common goal to create shared success benefiting everyone.

What You Will Do

Participate in daily operations to support the business.
Optimizing database (SQL calls) for max performance
Collaborate with management in the development of performance goals and long-term operational plans.
Collaborate in operational processes and performance, recommend solutions for improvement.
Experience with SQL and stored routines.
Experience working with HA Proxy, ProxySQL or MaxScale will be a plus.
Working knowledge with AWS database technologies like Aurora, RDS.
Monitor day-to-day operational systems and processes that provide visibility into goals, progress, and obstacles for our key initiatives.
Maintain relationships with all technology team members, external partners, and vendors to provide input regarding operational activity and strategic goals.
Monitor and analyze key metrics for the day-to-day performance of the operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks.
Perform technical troubleshooting to diagnose, isolate and correct data and database issues.

What you bring:

Required – 8 years of MySQL management experience.
Required – Experience in MySQL configuring HA and clustering solutions.
Required – Large scale MySQL deployments.
Required – MySQL sharding architecture and techniques.
Ability to work with Linux/Unix based OS Environment.
MS SQL experience is a plus.
Software as a service industry experience is a plus.
Cloud experience is a plus
Strong communication, interpersonal and professional skills.
Proven ability to plan and manage the operational process for maximum efficiency and productivity.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems and anticipate customer needs.
Demonstrated ability to organize, set, and implement priorities and manage multiple tasks.

What You Will Experience:

Work from Anywhere – Flexibility that allows you to work where you are most comfortable, whether at home, at work, or a combination of both.
A fast-paced, collaborative team-oriented environment that encourages everyone to bring their authentic self to work every day.
Professional development for career growth and advancement.
Competitive compensation with a full selection of benefits, including 20 days of paid time off + holidays + birthdays.

We Offer

Competitive Compensation.
5 – day workweek.
Competitive Health Insurance (Employee + Spouse + 4 children).
Wellness Programs
Employee Training Programs
Growth and Development
Remote working and IT Assets provided for Remote employees
Mentoring and Counseling
Referral Bonus
Work from Anywhere – Flexibility that allows you to work where you are most comfortable, whether at home, at work, or a combination of both.

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

To apply for this job please visit


Hi there 👋
It’s nice to meet you!

Sign up to receive awesome content in your inbox.

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.