Monday, 27 August 2018

Job Opportunity at TIGO Tanzania, Senior DBA and MFS Operation Support


Senior DBA and MFS Operation Support - Zantel Job Vacancy at TIGO Tanzania 

Job Country: Tanzania


  • Responsible to keep up and running the company Oracle and SQL Server databases and ensure that they perform and are secured per the company requirements, propose and implement improvements and allocate resources for any future requirement 
  • Provide 1st and 2nd Line Support on MFS (EzyPesa) & SIM-Registration and VAS systems for all Technical Issues, Systems Integrations and Upgrades 


  • Performs database server administration and associated daily administrative tasks. 
  • Responsible for ensuring availability of existing Oracle, MS SQL Server and other operational databases. 
  • Responsible for monitoring, tuning, change control, scheduled tasks, backup jobs, recovery processes, alerts, and database storage need for operational databases. 
  • Perform fault diagnosis, troubleshoot, and correct problems that occur within operational databases. 
  • Document, develop, test and implement updates to operational databases. 
  • Design and implement replication solutions for operational databases. 
  • Assists with designing, evaluating, and testing new database applications using MS SQL Server and Oracle 10G and above
  • Meets with internal and external clients to identify database requirements and develop appropriate solutions. 
  • Performs analysis of existing processes and procedures and makes recommendations when changes are required. 
  • Recommends system enhancements to maximize application efficiency. 
  • Performs user support when a user is having a problem with database operation or performance. 
  • Responds to after-hours database problems.
  • Notifies the Infrastructure Manager and Head IT in the event of an outage, virus, or major system failures that could affect users
  • Has advanced Microsoft Transact SQL (T-SQL) programming skills. 
  • Write custom reports from relational databases. 
  • Write custom stored procedures. 
  • Move data between different database formats.
  • Implement real time database monitoring for all the database at Zantel and respond to alarms immediately 24X7.
  • Management of the Middleware Server
  • Management and Operations of the value added platform (SMSC,EKY, IVR, MCA)
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
Education background.

  • Degree in computer science/Computer Engineering or equivalent
Skills& Knowledge
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) certification desired. 
  • At least 5 years’ Experience with Oracle Database and Microsoft SQL Server 
  • Experience administering Linux and Unix Servers
  • Extensive knowledge of current database technologies. 
  • Ability to recommend, plan and implement IT solutions
  • Knowledge of SOA technologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  
This position is open to people: Local

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