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Hofokam Uganda Jobs 2021 – Fresher Database Administrator

Job Title: Database Administrator – Hofokam Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Hofokam Ltd

Duty Station: Head Office (Fort Portal), Uganda

Reports to: Head of Business Technology



Hofokam Ltd Profile

Hofokam Ltd is one of the largest Micro Finance Institutions operating in western Uganda with its Head Office based at Fort Portal. Its Vision is “to be the preferred partner of vibrant and economically empowered households in Uganda”. Its mission is, “to provide quality and competitive financial services to households to enable them realise their goals” As an equal opportunity employer, we invite qualifying candidates to apply for the job being advertised as guided below.



Job Summary

We are in search of competent Database Administrator to be a part of our Business Technology Department. The Database Administrator will be responsible for ensuring high performance, availability, integrity and security of database systems at Hofokam. The role holder will also be responsible for building new databases, schemas whenever required, performing daily database backups and restoration where required in addition to designing system reports in accordance with Hofokam’s policies and operating procedures.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Database Administration through installation and upgrading databases for all environments (Testing, Production, Reporting and DR).
  • Storage administration to ensure optimal resource utilization,
  • Monitoring of all databases for optimal performance.
  • Coordinating the development and execution of Data Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) in line with Hofokam’s BCPs and guidelines and industry best practices.
  • Accountable for routine monitoring and ensuring that DR and Production databases are in sync, performing database backups and restoration.
  • Accountable for Database Security by controlling the creation of database users, granting privileges and managing user roles, database encryption and auditing.
  • Data warehousing through data mining and data extraction, developing meaningful reports for Operations teams and Management.
  • Continuously updating database procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database issues users log within agreed SLA.
  • Perform close of business processes in line with the Bank’s policies and procedures.
  • Develop weekly and monthly performance reports, uptime reports etc.
  • Support the Business Team(s) to automate business processes as required.



Minimum Qualifications for Hofokam Uganda Jobs 2021

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science/Database Administration or related qualifications.
  • Certifications in Microsoft certified database administrator (MSCDBA) or Oracle database, Microsoft SQL
  • At least two years’ experience working in a financial institution as a DBA.
  • Previous experience working with Rubikon® Core Banking system and Crystal Reports is an added advantage.


  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Ability to provide solutions to complex technical problems in a creative and analytic manner.
  • Good team player
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent capacity to present and to explain the information, influence and persuade others, as well as promote understanding and consensus.
  • Ability to balance, prioritizes, and organize multiple tasks.
  • High level of energy, creativity, flexibility, enthusiasm and commitment self-confidence and initiative.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and awareness of deadlines.
  • Hard working self-starter with initiative.
  • Relevant IT/industry experience and/or qualifications/experience in the following areas:
  • Database Design, Management and Administration
  • Unix/Linux Administration
  • Data backup and restoration.
  • Sever installation and Management.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Hardware and Software installation and repairs.
  • Domain controller and DHCP administration skills
  • Age: 24-35 years of age.



How To Apply for Hofokam Uganda Jobs 2021

If you feel you truly meet the above criteria, please apply through the Human Resource Manager and attach a current Curriculum Vitae containing a day time telephone contact, names and details of at least three (3) referees preferably of your employer(s) and certified copies of academic and professional certificates and e-mail them strictly to [email protected]

Attachments MUST be in one PDF document and not exceeding 5MB in size.

Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 7th January 2022 by 5:00pm



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