Database Administrator in Imo, Nigeria

at FINCA International

Banking / Financial Services
Administration & Office Support
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Act as first line support for all database- and application-related matters including management of application parameters and maintenances
  • Monitor performance of databases and applications and ensure achievement of set objectives against performance standards.
  • Document and maintain all operational procedures and standards related to databases and application
  • Identify, log, diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve database, applications or systems issues
  • Implement security standards for all databases and applications (access controls, segregation of duties, usage and exception monitoring)
  • Ensure successful start-of-day (SOD) and end-of-day (EOD) processing
  • Ensure that business processes are well-supported by database and application designs, optimizing or introducing new solutions or application fixes as required.  Includes:
  • Identification of needs and definition of requirements.
  • Project management, business case development, and analysis in the design stage of system implementations.
  • Defining and documenting end-to-end user acceptance test case scenarios
  • Ensuring all application modifications are in line with change management processes



  • Willingness to relocate self to Owerri, Nigeria
  • Strong fit to FINCA’s desired corporate culture & committed to  furthering FINCA’s mission and vision;
  • Understands the needs of a start-up, with willingness and ability to perform duties beyond the scope of work;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, create effective systems and meet tangible business goals from an unstructured, dynamic and empowering environment;
  • Proven integrity;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong technical orientation;
  • Ability to work well in a diverse team environment
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and awareness of deadlines
  • Ability to anticipate problems and proactively takes measures to control or minimise them.
  • Understands the scope of own authority and knows when to highlight issues and seek authorisation or advice.



  • At least 2 years in an Information Technology/Information Systems position with a reputable financial services organisation or related institution.
  • At least 2 years of experience with FLEXCUBE retail database administration
  • At least 2 years of experience in applications support, ideally with applications related to financial services
  • First Degree or HND in computer science or related field preferred
  • Oracle database certification highly desirable
  • Microsoft or related professional certification is an added advantage
  • MSCA SQL certification an added advantage


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