IT and Telecoms

Database Administrator at a Technology Company

Ascentech Services Limited – Our client is a Technology Company providing Information Management Solutions and Services to African companies and businesses. They currently have an opening for the position below:

Job Title: Database Administrator

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Work with the Enterprise IT Unit to design and develop capacity planning of the database infrastructure.
  • Application (Designing schema, access patterns, locking strategy, SQL development, and tuning, Modifying the database structure, Optimizing application and end-user queries (reactive tuning), Archiving Data, Generating needed ad hoc reports by querying from the database, Proactive performance tuning)
  • Access (Enrolling users and maintaining system security, Controlling user access to the database)
  • Database (Parameter configuration and tuning, Cache management, Job scheduling)
  • Monitor, maintain database systems, and resolve problems that may arise.
  • Maintain data integrity and security (manage roles and permissions of database users).
  • Use industry-standard tools for database tuning.
  • Generate traces, execution plans, identify performance issues,deadlocks/contention, and resolve them.
  • Create and manage constraints and indexes.
  • Automation of tasks, installations, updates, maintenance task configuration, etc.
  • Database unit testing frameworks like TSQLT
  • Familiar with Git, Talend, ReDSHIFT, PowerBI, and other data tools
  • Proactive housekeeping/archiving and shrinking of databases.
  • Manage production, QA, and development database environments for all company solutions.
  • Create detailed documentation including diagrams of database infrastructure.
  • Learn relevant business processes and understand the data flow, criticality and dependencies.
  • Effectively coordinate and communicate with all the stakeholders(internal teams and clients).


  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • The ideal candidate is required to have about 3 years of experience.

Core Skills:

  • In-depth understanding of AWS and other cloud services
  • Experience with cloud data security solutions
  • Extensive experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on high transaction systems.
  • Experienced in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS).
  • Experienced in ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) development / data integration.
  • Sound knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture, and SQL/T-SQL.
  • Proficient with SQL server profiler for monitoring and troubleshooting database activity and performance.
  • Experience in SQL Server Clustering and HA technologies including mirroring, log shipping, failover cluster, and various replication technologies would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of other databases like MySQL, No SQL databases, and In-memory databases and MCTIP certification will be an advantage.
  • Ability to develop procedure documents and maintain detailed database-related documents.
  • Working knowledge and experience with graph databases
  • Good communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Deadline: 7th December, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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