Database Engineer at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by the Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1965 as an organization to regulate the Accountancy Profession in Nigeria. It has over 50,000 members and is a member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and Association of Accountancy Bodies in West Africa (ABWA).

In pursuit of the Institute’s mission critical objectives to be a leading Professional body, we invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Database Engineer

Location: Nigeria
Department: Information Technology Directorate

Job Description

  • Design and document database architecture.
  • Data Modeling.
  • Design Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence platform.
  • Build database scheme, tables, procedures and permissions.
  • Set up data sharing and disk partitioning>
  • Develop database utilities and automated reporting.
  • Create shell scripts for task automation.
  • Create, test and execute data management languages.
  • Analyze and sustain capacity and performance requirements.
  • Analyze, consolidate and tune database for optimal efficiency.
  • Monitor systems and platforms for availability.
  • Oversee backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover.
  • Restore and recover corrupted databases.
  • Install and test upgrades and patches.
  • Implement security and encryption.
  • Provide support for critical situations.
  • Evaluate and recommend new database technologies.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 4 – 6 years of experience in database administration, integration and architecture.
  • Experience with Backup, High Availability and Replication of databases.
  • MCSE/MCSA certifications preferred.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Server environments.
  • Extensive experience with database technologies (MS SQL, PostgreSQL Oracle).
  • Experience with cloud services (Microsoft Azure) a plus.
  • Strong command of SQL and SQL server tools.
  • Advanced  knowledge  of  database  security,  backup  and  recovery  and  performance monitoring tools.
  • Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling.
  • PowerShell and Unix shell scripting skills.

Deadline: 4:30pm, 17th November, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Multiple applications will lead to disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.