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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Database Administrator with the National Insurance Board.

Nature & Scope of Position
The Database Administrator reports to the Information Technology Manager and provides general assistance in the administration of the Management Information System and in particular for Database Management. The Database Administrator is expected to assist in the ongoing review, updating and development of the capabilities of both the information technology infrastructure and the users of such an infrastructure.

Specific Accountabilities
• Oversee the effective functioning of the various applications
• Monitor User Access and Security
• Develop database designs for Software enhancements including the creation of the user requirements, Technical Service Authorizations
• Oversee the testing and implementation of all software enhancements 
• Controlling access permissions and privileges 
• Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
• Assist in the administration of the various Servers and Network infrastructure 
• Assist in performing the daily and monthly backup of data files

Person Specification
First Degree in Computer Science or related professional qualification in Computer Studies.
Minimum number of years of relevant experience - 4 years in the field of Database Management

Specific Skills/knowledge required: 
• DBMS (Database Management Systems)
• AS400 Systems
• SQL Server Environment
• Network Security
• Microsoft Active Directory
• Software Development Concepts
• Strong understanding in AS400 and Windows Server Network environment
• Ability to communicate effectively within team or across other teams
• Excellent written and verbal communication skill and critical thinking abilities
Compensation package
This is a middle management position and payment and benefits will be in accordance with relevant scale and existing benefit package.

Applications should be sent by April 7th, 2017 to:
Human Resource Manager
National Insurance Board
P.O. Box 322

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