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Database Administrator at Risk Control Services Nigeria Limited

Risk Control Services Nigeria LimitedLagos, Nigeria Data and Artificial Intelligence
Full Time
Risk Control Services is a leading Nigerian company providing multinational and local companies with customized security solutions and consulting services. The range of consulting offerings which we provide enables businesses to meet specific security requirements using our custom built security solutions backed by stringent quality guarantees. Risk Control enjoys the trust of fortune 100 and 500 companies as well as local banks and large corporations and our services such as Background Checks, Security Risk Assessment, Accredited Security Training, Security Consulting, Anti-Counterfeiting, Forensic Solutions are trusted by these organizations in Nigeria. Our principal is an internationally trained security expert who gained a wealth of experience through Nigeria's State Security Service.

Job Description

  • A Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for managing and maintaining an organization's databases, ensuring they are secure, reliable, and efficient.
  • The primary role of a DBA involves designing, implementing, and overseeing database structures to meet the organization's data storage, security and retrieval needs.


  • Database Installation and Configuration: Installing and setting up database management systems (DBMS) like MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL, including the appropriate hardware and software configurations.
  • Database Design: Designing and developing the database schema, tables, views, and stored procedures to ensure efficient data storage and retrieval.
  • Data Security: Implementing security measures to protect sensitive data from unauthorized access, data breaches, and cyberattacks. This includes setting up user roles, permissions, and encryption.
  • Data Backup and Recovery: Establishing backup and recovery procedures to safeguard data and ensure business continuity in case of system failures or disasters.
  • Performance Monitoring and Optimization: Monitoring database performance and identifying and resolving performance issues, such as slow queries, to maintain optimal database efficiency.
  • Database Upgrades and Patching: Keeping the database software up-to-date with the latest patches and updates to address security vulnerabilities and improve performance.
  • Database Migration: Planning and executing database migrations when transitioning to new hardware or software versions.
  • Database Troubleshooting: Identifying and resolving database-related problems, including data corruption, connectivity issues, and application integration errors.
  • Data Integrity and Quality Assurance: Ensuring data accuracy, consistency, and integrity throughout the database system.
  • Documentation: Maintaining comprehensive documentation of the database environment, including system configurations, data models, and operational procedures.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related fields
  • Previous experience working with database management systems and SQL languages.
  • Proficiency in database management systems like SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL,
  • Strong knowledge of database design principles and best practices.
  • Understanding of data security and encryption methods.
  • Familiarity with database performance tuning and optimization techniques.
  • Experience with data backup and recovery procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft cloud infrastructure.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with team members, stakeholders, and end-users to understand requirements and provide support.
  • Ability to collaborate with developers, system administrators, and other IT professionals to ensure seamless integration of database systems with applications and infrastructure.
  • Capable of prioritizing tasks and managing time efficiently to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

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