Database Administrator (DBA) Job Vacancy at DTB Bank – Apply Now

DTB Bank is seeking a skilled Database Administrator (DBA) to ensure seamless data flow and...

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Company Overview

With over 130 branches in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Burundi, some of which are 24/7 digital branches, DTB is committed to enabling people to advance with confidence and success. The Bank’s heritage and values are articulated in its brand promise, Achieve More, and brought to life through an engaged diverse workforce.

Job Summary

The Database Administrator (DBA) will keep the Bank’s databases up and running smoothly 24/7. Their goal will be to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users. In addition, the DBA will ensure that all database related incidents/faults are prioritized for resolution in order to minimize downtime.


  • Install and maintain the performance of database servers.
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security.
  • Set and maintain database standards.
  • Manage database access.
  • Performance tuning of database systems.
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data.
  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity.
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards.
  • Create automation for repeating database tasks.
  • Be available for on-call support as needed.
  • Provide first level support for all infrastructure to all Branches and Head Office units.
  • Log/report/escalate all infrastructure faults/incidents.
  • Manage incidents within agreed SLA.
  • Ensure high availability of all databases.
  • Perform housekeeping/maintenance activities on the databases.
  • Administer UNIX Environments (AIX and Red Hat).



  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Computer Science or related academic field from a recognized higher learning institution.
  • Professional certifications OCA and OCP in Oracle Database 11g or higher is mandatory.

Work Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience with Database Administration in Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB and MariaDB.
  • In-depth experience of Oracle Dataguard, DG Broker, GoldenGate and RAC, MSSQL log shipping and MSSQL Failover Clusters technologies.
  • General knowledge in shell scripting will be an added advantage.
  • General knowledge of Database Performance Tuning.
  • Experience with cloud-based databases is an added advantage.

Other Qualifications

  • IT Service Management, Communication and Project Management skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be a self-starter, prioritizing work with minimum supervision.
  • Committed to self-development and enthusiastic about acquiring new skills and embracing new technologies.
  • Ability to manage database service providers, vendors and others.

How To Apply: Applications should be submitted to recruitment2023@diamondtrust.co.tz.

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