Group Database Administrator Job CIC Insurance

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Responsible for recommending, implementing, and monitoring system database as well as providing support to the application system administrator and implementing best practices and procedures to manage the company’s data and information. He/ She will provide DBA support for production, development, and test Database environments and resolve database performance issues. Maintain end-to-end responsibilities for databases (Oracle, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL).

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for installation, configuration, optimization, tuning, upgrade & maintenance of database instances including maintaining database backup and recovery infrastructure both on-premise and offsite to meet Business Data Recovery Objectives.
  • Management of project implementation tasks and administering of Oracle Fusion Middleware (WebLogic, BI, ODI, Audit Vault, Database firewall), including patching and cloning WebLogic domains. Manage and support high-performance, highly available, and mission-critical database platforms (Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB) for the Insurance core applications and other systems.
  • Working with both internal and external auditors to ensure database systems adhere to the Company policies and licensing requirements and promptly addressing any violations raised and overseeing continuous service level improvement initiatives associated with core processes and mission-critical systems.
  • Review and design database structures, Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Guard, ASM, SQL server transactional replication, and MySQL group clusters to support business requirements including logical and physical database modeling.
  • Implement and perform database backup and recovery strategies that meet recovery and availability requirements. 
  • Making requested changes, updates, and modifications to database structures and migrating approved database changes from test into production environments, ensuring IT change management policies are adhered to.
  • Manage and support Enterprise Data warehouse including the development of reports from the data warehouse platform.
  •  Works with various teams to ensure that the associated hardware resources are allocated to the databases and to ensure high availability and optimum performance.
  • Implement database security policies that are consistent with CIC group security policies.
  • Implement best practices and incorporate them into DBA procedures 
  • Implement database security policies that are consistent with CIC Insurance Group security policies.
  • Implement best practices and incorporate them in DBA procedures.

Academic and Professional Requirements


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in an ICT-related field from a reputable university  
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications 
  • Certification in either of the following; OCP/OCA database Certification
  • Good Knowledge of WebLogic, Business Intelligence, ODI, IIS, Audit Vault, Database firewall, and databases (Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Strong knowledge of high availability configurations, and clustering technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix and Windows server Operating systems.

Experience Required:

  • Relevant experience     5

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Apply before or on 12 Jan 2024