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Database Administrator

Department: Information Technology

Organisational relationships: Reports to the Information Technology Manager

Position Objective

  • To provide first line IT support to AB Bank’s Database environment and core banking software with the appropriate supervision, guidance and advice of the IT Manager and other key IT Staff.

Key responsibility areas

  • Database Management
  • Create, update and restore databases.
  • Run predefined database scripts and create database queries.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of the bank’s business applications i.e. ensuring that maintenance plans and Audit logs are running smoothly.
  • Perform periodical database backup activities.
  • Generate daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Application and Database Asset/Inventory Management.

Web Management:

  • Maintain ABZ websites and intranet.
  • Review the website design with the website vendor.
  • Generate and revise web pages with other key stakeholders within the bank.
  • Ensure the security of the websites against hackers
  • Regulate and manage access rights of different users on website.
  • Business Application Solutions:
  • As part of succession planning; work with the Enterprise Application Officer as 1st level support for business applications.
  • Build custom applications, reports and dashboards to support business operations.
  • Supervise application support and development from vendors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience /Competencies

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (Engineering/ Computer Science or equivalent)
  • 1-2 years working experience in IT
  • Strong computer programming skills with experience with SQL, MYSQL, HTML, XML, DOT NET, C#, PHP, and JavaScript skills required
  • Basic Understanding of Bank operations
  • Excellent analytical skills including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical users.
  • Must be proactive and have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues and end users.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally in English
  • Flexibility and operational readiness, willingness to continuous learning new technologies and methodology.

How to Apply

If you meet the above address your updated CV to the email below:

Email applications to
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AB Bank Zambia Ltd
AB Bank Zambia Ltd
Personal banking
Business banking
Micro finance
Electronic payment systems
AB Bank Zambia is one of the leading financial service providers to the micro and medium-sized entrepreneurs. The bank is a registered commercial bank in Zambia and a member of the access micro finance. With services that include personal banking, business banking, micro finance and electronic payment systems, the bank is improving access to a broad range of appropriate financial services for the majority of Zambian businesses in a sustainable and efficient manner.