• Database Administrator at Interswitch

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    Date Posted: 2020-09-21

    Interswitch, an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company, is hiring a Database Administrator in Lagos.

    Job Purpose

    • Implement, monitor and support robust, stable and highly available Databases that drive Interswitch business solutions.


    • Manage SQL Server databases, Oracle, MongoDB and other noSQL instances through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
    • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
    • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
    • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
    • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
    • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
    • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
    • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
    • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
    • Carry out Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
    • Carry out database backups, restore and recovery.
    • Implement and manage High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for databases
    • Develop and Optimize SQL Scripts
    • Manage the reliability and accessibility of Interswitch Big Data Solutions

    Academic Qualification(s)

    • Good first degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or other related area

    Professional Qualification(s):

    • Microsoft Operating Systems & Database Certifications (e.g. MCP)
    • Service Management Certifications (e.g. ITIL)
    • Project Management Certifications

    Experience (Number of relevant years):

    • Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should apply.

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