ICT Officer – Corporate Systems Support – Database Administration & Business Continuity Management

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Senior ICT Officer – Corporate Systems Support, DBA& BCM, the job holder will be Responsible for providing technical support of corporate Systems to the user base, facilitating testing of systems before implementation, planning, designing and managing of database structures , handling troubleshooting of data corruption, Data Storage and backups, Managing Standby Databases , ensuring that procedures for data recovery are in place and up to date.



  • Provision of ICT services to the user base ensuring high level of availability;
  • Be involved in the evaluation of new or modified software;
  • Be responsible for the design, coding, implementation, usage and maintenance of databases in ZRA and ensure the integrity of all databases;
  • Design logical and physical databases to meet user requirements;
  • Ensure that the structure and placement of all data is understood and documented;
  • Regular monitoring to review performance of databases;
  • Ensure data consistency between central and remote databases;
  • Document all systems changes and incidents according to incident and enhancement standards and procedures;
  • Implement all data security levels as stated in the ICT security standard manual for all user data in ZRA systems;
  • Ensure that system backups are valid, and that data restoration procedures and processes are adhered to and are up to date;
  • Implement and maintain the databases at the BCP Site, making sure that they are synchronized with the production databases at every moment;
  • Ensure that recoveries from failures are carried out in a minimum of time, and with minimum loss of data;
  • Ensure that recovery procedures are documented and up to date;
  • Maintain up to date files or logs of all system changes and incidents at the standby Site;
  • To implement measures designed to safeguard the Information Technology and Management needs of the Authority in the event of major incidents or disasters;
  • Ensure that systems and databases at the standby environment are tested enhancements are implemented as prescribed to the satisfaction of all stake holders; and
  • Ensure that system amendments are tested before installation at the standby environment and results confirmed by the users of the system.


  • Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate or General Certificate of Education or Equivalent;
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Minimum of two years post qualifying experience in ICT as database administrator using Oracle and other database products;
  • Experience in administering Microsoft SQL server 2008 and higher versions; and
  • Must have working knowledge of Oracle database administration.


  • High level of integrity
  • Good personal organization
  • Analytical Skills
  • Good Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills

Experience :  2.0 Year(s)

No. of Position :  1

Job Opening date :  09-Oct-2020

Job closing date :  23-Oct-2020

To apply for this job please visit careers.zra.org.zm .

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