Specialist Database, Base de données spécialisée, Douala, MTN Cameroon

Specialist Database, Base de données spécialisée, Douala, MTN Cameroon

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job: (Short description):

  • Responsible for planning, implementation, configuration, 24/7 availability, optimization and performance of all business database management systems (Oracle, MS-SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL …) and information life cycle management systems.
  • Provides necessary support and advices to Applications Support teams, Systems Administrators, Project & Planning Architect and other DBMS end-users.

Operational Delivery:

  • Plans and executes DBMS/ Backup & Archiving solution installation, configuration and upgrade
  • Develops, implements, maintains and updates best practices for databases/ Backup & Archiving solution administration
  • Monitors and fine-tunes DBMS/Backup & Archiving Solution resources and performance
  • Plans Databases & Backup Storage capacity growth
  • Ensures efficient incident and problem management linked to DBMS/Backup & Archiving Solution
  • Ensures efficient and secure usage of databases/backup & archiving resources
  • Assists Application Support teams, Systems Administrators and other database end-users in their day to day tasks
  • Defines and coordinates database security & backup needs with Application Support teams
  • Develops, implements, tests and maintains disaster recovery procedures with IT Security team, Systems Administrator & Application Support
  • Designs architecture of data layer of new systems with Project & Planning Architect
  • Ensures smooth integration of DBMS with application layer
  • Optimizes DBMS /Backup & Archiving infrastructure and aligns them to latest technologies
  • Trains & Coach junior staff
  • Provides reports to IS Managers (Availability, Performance, Capacity planning)

Key Performance Indicators – Indicators of success (Tactical):

  • Ensures the high availability, security and integrity of all DBMS / Backup & Archiving Solution
  • Ensures an efficient usage of all DBMS / Backup & Archiving Solutions
  • Implements and maintains database replication, back-up and recovery procedure
  • Plans and manages necessary database upgrades (including installation in test environments, testing, rollout to production)
  • Monitors database growth, security and projects future capacity requirements
  • Provides on-call support for critical database/backup & archiving issues
  • Collaboration with peers (application support & systems administrators)
  • Collaboration with 3PP (SLA management)


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or Computer engineering
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Oracle certification (OCA, OCP) an advantage


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in DBMS administration in a large and complex networked environment
  • Experience in recovering databases after hardware or other catastrophic failures
  • Experience in supervising others is an advantage
  • Experience working in a medium organization


  • Oracle, MS-SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, NetBackup


Skills/ competencies:

  • Analytical Thinker
  • Problem Solver
  • Operational Value Creator
  • Culture and Change Champion
  • Supportive People Manager
  • Relationship Manager
  • Results Achiever
  • Operationally Astute

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