Phillips Outsourcing Recruitment for Database Administrator

At Phillips Outsourcing, we are committed to the ideals of diligence, resourcefulness, and performance. We are client-driven and daily combine our strength to deliver goals. Our clients trust us to provide quality standards, consistent with prevailing legislation and standard practice. They rely on our down-to-earth, practical, and realistic quest for global recognition while we constantly re-engineer to ensure their satisfaction.

Job Title: Database Administrator
Location :Lagos


  • Proactively monitor the critical database systems and ensure minimum downtime
  • Maintenance and improvement of databases including installation, configuration, upgrade, patches and bug fixes
  • Performance tuning, including database/query tuning and re-writing SQLs
  • Database development including writing and reviewing stored procedures
  • Plan and execute Backup and recovery including disaster recovery and replication
  • Database refreshes, data masking and schema patches
  • Develop and maintain database standards
  • Handle problem escalation with vendors as appropriate
  • Oversee database security
  • Work as part of a team and provide 24×7 support with on-call rotation
  • Provide support to Junior Database Administrator to resolve issue.
  • Create knowledge base for DB Administrator on issue and resolution.
  • Managing the Junior Database resource and assigning work.


Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Information Technology or related disciplines
Mandatory to have Oracle /DB2 /SQL Server/My SQL & Unify Certification.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge in managing very large databases instances.
  • Identifying and execute the RDMBS upgrade.
  • Working knowledge in cluster and HA environment.
  • Installing and configuring report service.
  • Ability to find server bottleneck.
  • Database hardening experience.
  • Telecom domain knowledge will be an advantage.
  • Experience with DB consolidation.
  • Expert level skills in SQL & Shell scripting
  • Exposure to Database Audit.
  • Ability to plan, document, and effectively implement projects and systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team player with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills
  • Fluency in English and the Spanish language (written and verbal)
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, MSWord and Power Point


  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in database administration, relational database design and data warehouse applications and ETL processes etc.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates should send CVs to

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