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Database Engineer at Idias Corporation Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

Idias Corporation Limited

Idias Corporation Limited is a diversified enterprise information technology firm dedicated to providing customized hardware and software solutions to our clients. Our comprehensive portfolio of enterprise-wide IT services includes software development, server infrastructure installation and configuration, SAN storage and disaster recovery solutions, operating systems configuration and support, database configuration and support, cloud and virtualization solutions, network and cybersecurity solutions, hosting, systems integration, data management and IT consulting. We have been delivering IT solutions to some of the best companies, to solve the most demanding business problems across all industry sectors through the use of technology, processes and people. We offer world-class IT solutions that are championed to add value to your organization, swiftly generate new revenue opportunities and create confidence in your business. Idas is actively recruiting for the following positions tenable at its head office in Lilongwe:



Database Engineer

Main Duties

    • Monitoring and ensuring the day-to-day administration and maintenance of Oracle and Microsoft SQL production databases, ensuring that the databases are available
    • Performing installations, upgrades and patching, backup and recovery, performance tuning, security, monitoring and configuration
    • Responding to and recovering crashed databases at client sites
    • Developing and reviewing database designs to ensure table normalizations are maintained, standards are met and proper constraints are in place to ensure data integrity is not compromised
    • Collaborating with team members and escalating to managers and vendor support when needed regarding problems with and capabilities of clients’ databases

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or any relevant field
    • Knowledge of Oracle databases with a minimum of Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) certification
    • Exposure to Unix/Linux operating systems such as Oracle Solaris, IBM AIX or RedHat Linux
    • Experience in Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) and Automatic Storage Management (AM) storage areas
    • Hands-on interaction with Oracle and Microsoft SQL database management systems
    • Minimum of 5 years working experience in IT

Method Of Application

Interested candidates should send their CVs and cover letters to addressing their applications to:

Human Resources
Idias Corporation Limited
P.O. Box 30572
Capital City
Lilongwe 3
Deadline for receiving applications is Wednesday 30th November, 2022