Posted 3 weeks ago



The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for administering Database Management Systems (DBMS) for mission critical applications.  The incumbent must also implement measures to ensure data integrity, security, availability and optimal performance of application databases.




  • Install, configure, design and administer primarily MSSQL Server and/or Oracle DBMS.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and tune DBMS in accordance with best practices and specific operational requirements.
  • Implement and strengthen security policies, data availability measures and backup / restoration processes.
  • Automate routine maintenance activities for application databases.
  • Enhanceand execute database resource and access monitoring, recovery methods and practices.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in supporting MSSQL Server (experience with other enterprise DBMS such as Informix or PostgreSQL would be an asset).




  • Experience with installation, configuration, backup, restoration of enterprise DBMS.
  • Experience in Linux and Windows Server Administration.
  • Good SQL programming skills (development of stored procedures and complex SQL statements).
  • Strong awareness of data privacy and confidentiality principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of Networking & IT Security Administration.
  • Good analytical, conceptual and problem solving abilities.
  • Good customer service and communication skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, in a target driven environment.
  • Able to work collaboratively with others to provide a high quality service.


The successful applicant must be highly motivated; result oriented and has the ability to work well within a team oriented and collaborative environment.

The salary is J$4.59 million per annum plus any allowance attached to this position.

Applications should be sent no later than Friday, February 23, 2024 to:

Director – Human Resource Management & Administration

eGov Jamaica Limited

P.O. Box 407

Kingston 6

or email:

We thank all applicants for their interest in this career opportunity.  Please note however, that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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