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Database and Systems Administrator

Date Posted: Feb 15, 2021

Job Description

The Tobacco Commission was established by an Act of Parliament under the Tobacco Industry Act No. 10 of 2019. The Commission is responsible for the provision of regulatory services, promotion and development of the Tobacco Industry in Malawi.

In order to efficiently and effectively execute its mandate, the Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates of Malawi origin to fill the following vacant position within its establishment.


Position: DATABASE AND SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR


The position is tenable at the Commission’s Head Office in Kanengo, Lilongwe.


JOB FUNCTION


Reporting to the ICT Manger, the Database and Systems Administrator, will be responsible for Designing and implementation of Database, schema, security, access, reports queries, edit data, data backup, disaster recovery and System Administration


KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, Build and Install Database Management System design and implementation MS SQL, MySQL, Couch DB;
  • Be able to code PHP C#, .NET, Android Dev but not primary;
  • Liaise with Developers in database design;
  • Monitor Ensure efficient and platform availability;
  • Create users, assign Passwords and Maintain Database Security;
  • Backup restore and data disaster recovery plan;
  • Advise on long term capacity plans and growth;
  • Data mining, modifying and analytics;
  • Fine tuning and query optimizing;
  • Security and integrity of data;
  • Provide System User Support;
  • Investigate and trouble issues;
  • Carry out System Installations Maintenance upgrade and Monitoring;
  • Managing Resources Automating and optimization;



QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • The candidate must possess a bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences or Information Technology or business information system.
  • At least 3 years’ experience of exposure to both in-house or outsourced systems.


PERSON SPECIFICATIONS


The desired candidate must meet the following person specifications:
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Must demonstrate ability to develop others;
  • Must be a team player;
  • Must have knowledge and deeper understanding of issues;
  • Must be matured, self-starter, disciplined and demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving;


METHOD OF APPLICATION


Eligible candidates meeting the qualifications and experience should submit their applications giving detailed Curriculum Vitae and names and contacts details of their three (3) traceable referees not later than 22nd February, 2021, to:

The Chief Executive Officer

The Tobacco Commission

P.O. Box 40045

Kanengo,

Lilongwe 4.

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Kanengo
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    23 Feb, 2021

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