Database / System Administrator II at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) – Lagos, Nigeria

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The West African Examinations Council is West Africa’s foremost examining board established by law to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of Second Class Lower Division) in Computer Science or allied discipline.
  • At least three (3) years hands-on practical experience;
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Strong analytical and organizational skill;
  • Advanced knowledge of database management systems, structures and theory;
  • Advanced knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL);
  • Knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), ‘Object Oriented Database Management Systems’ (ODBMS) and XML database management systems;
  • Experience with DB2 and MS – SQL server;
  • Experience in cognitive data reporting and analytic tools.

Additional Qualification:

  • ComTIA Server+, CompTIA Security+, MCSE, MCITP

Desirable Attributes:
Applicants must:

  • Be able to use Personal Computers, MS Office software package and have knowledge of web-based systems;
  • Be a team player with good inter-personal skills and be open and able to lead change;
  • Possess influencing, analytical and communication skills;
  • Be an organiser/planner with ability to be flexible and to be able to successfully implement ideas.

Application Requirements

A scanned passport photograph of size between 7kb to 30kb and dimension 275 x 314 pixels
Educational qualifications (secondary and tertiary with uploaded scanned copies of certificates obtained). Size of upload between 50kb to 120kb, width between 400pixels to 1200pixels and height between 600pixels to 1500pixels.

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