Access Bank Plc Recruitment for Database Administrator


Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa’s Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database Administrator

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full time


  • We are seeking an exceptional Database Administrator to join our Infrastructure team. This is a highly technical, hands-on role in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • The successful candidate will have a mixture of deep technical know-how as well as excellent database administrative fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills.

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Carryout Database Capacity planning, Review complex SQL codes and provide guidance during deployment of new applications.
  • Interface effectively with all areas of IT systems and Infrastructure/Application teams, in order to provide appropriate support and maintenance for the database deployments.
  • Put measures in place to ensure integrity of the database is not compromised
  • Provide support and guidance for other departments on database related issues.
  • Design and implement database backup policies and procedures
  • Monitor database sizes against capacity plan and ensure regular health check of database infrastructure as well as performance tuning to ensure continuous availability and optimal performance.
  • Ensure all databases operate in compliance with the bank’s security and access policies.
  • Respond to internal and external audit queries and ensure remediation of observed vulnerabilities and non-conformities.
  • Facilitate root cause analysis on database issues.
  • Perform benchmarking analysis to properly size hardware platforms, and maintain technical documentation relating to database management functions.


  • A good First Degree in Computer Science/ I.T with sound proficiency in database management. Relevant Master’s degree will be an advantage
  • Professional Membership IT certification and other professional qualification will be an added advantage

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good knowledge and proficiency of Oracle Database
  • Good knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft SQL Server database
  • Ability to use Oracle data dictionary
  • Ability to review and interpret log files, AWR and other diagnostic reports to resolve performance challenges
  • Good knowledge of UNIX/Linus and other relevant operating systems
  • Good security knowledge
  • Ability to research, resolve and document unknown problems.
  • Regulatory knowledge.


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