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 ICT OFFICER I (Database Administrators)- 2 Positions 

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) is a quasi-independent Government body responsible for regulating the Communications in Tanzania. It was established under the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Act No. 12 of 2003 to regulate the electronic communications, Postal services and Broadcasting (for Mainland Tanzania only) in the United Republic of Tanzania. The Authority became operational on 1st November 2003 and effectively took over the functions of the now defunct Tanzania Communications Commission (TCC) and Tanzania Broadcasting Commission (TBC) respectively,

For effective implementation of its duties and responsibilities, TCRA hereby invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacancies in its establishment.


Job Position: ICT OFFICER I (Database Administrators)- Two Positions


Job Purpose

Keeping the database up and running smoothly 24/7 in order to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the Authority, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.

Duties and Responsibilities

Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialized role
Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
Implement high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup solutions
Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
Assists to determines optimal database design including all relevant factors such as memory, disk space allocation, program performance, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) services, and growth trends;
Assists to develop backup, replications and recovery solutions along with periodic testing; and
Identify and implement proactive monitoring solutions to allow for early problem detection and prevent issues from influencing performance or availability.

Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Data Science or equivalent qualifications from recognized institution with working experience of at least four (4) years in related field.

(d) Person Specifications A:

Essential Skills/Abilities

Proven working experience as a Database administrator,
Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications
Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
Proven experience in documentation and coding
Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third party tools
Familiarity with programming languages API
Excellent analytical skills;
Excellent command of English and Kiswahili languages;
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player with good interpersonal skills;

B: Desirable:

A person with good communication skills, orally articulate, good written communication skills, good writer, good analyser, good listener and critical thinker;
Ability to draw reasonable, logical conclusions or assumptions from limited information;
Display a great deal of creativity and pays attention to details;

GENERAL CONDITIONS

All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 45 years of age;
Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
Birth certificate
Applicants who will attach copies of the folowing certificates wil not be considered;
Form IV and form VI results slips
Testimonials and all Partial transcripts
Applicant who have retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be certified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU);
Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed/advised to indicate;
The post applied for; should be clearly marked on top of the envelope and addressed to:

Director General,
Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority,
Mawasiliano Towers,
20 Sam Nujoma Road,
P.O. Box 474,
14414 DAR ES SALAAM
TANZANIA.

Deadline for application is Monday 4th November 2019;
Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview,
treated as criminal offence and legal action shal be taken,

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