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    The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of tropical countries. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consu…

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    Oracle Applications Database Administrator

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 6 years
    • Location Oyo
    • City Ibadan
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp


    • Install, configure, and support database management systems (Oracle & SQL databases) and related software to resolve highly complex and/or unique issues without precedent and/or structure. Work on databases using more advanced database administration concepts.
    • Carry out day to day activities for ERP and/or Database including but not limited to creating, cloning, patching, code migration, performance tuning, capacity planning, database monitoring, administration, user management, backup/recovery management, SR management, monitoring applications and its services, documentation
    • Install, Upgrade, Configure, Clone, Patching & Managing of Oracle eBusiness Suite 12.7.
    • Responsible for EBS System Administration – User/Role Management, Responsibilities Management, Concurrent Manager/Requests Management.
    • Act as liaison to Oracle ERP and other internal applications teams.
    • Ensure and maintain highly available databases.
    • Take responsibility for database performance optimization, backup and recovery strategies and implementation, as well as monitoring the overall health of the database environment.
    • Provide on-going system administration and technical support.
    • Experience in Oracle RAC, DR Setups, DataGuard, RMAN, load balancers and Fine-tunning Weblogic.
    • Experience in hang analyzer, system state dump, SQL tuning, AWR analysis and Trace analysis.
    • Evaluate and test marketplace tools and utilities, including system integration and automation, which enhance server functionality and promote the development of RDBMS applications.
    • Maintain documentation and contribute to the ongoing development of new standards.
    • Ensure proper disaster recovery procedures are in place and adhered to.
    • Responsible for contribution and adherence to standards that ensure the integrity and security of the enterprise’s data resources.
    • Ensure compliance with IITA Oracle license agreement.
    • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to others in areas of expertise.
    • Oracle EBS R12 modules user support (Finance & Supply chain, iExpense)
    • Hands on experience in Oracle Cloud environment will be an added advantage.
    • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.



    • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS), Engineering or related field with a minimum of six (6) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.


    The ideal candidate must:

    • Have experience configuring and maintaining Oracle Dataguard/RAC/RMAN
    • Have MS SQL Server database administration experience.
    • Have Oracle DBA, Apps DBA or other relevant certification.
    • Have organizational and documentation skills.
    • Have experience supporting critical systems especially Oracle EBS R12.7.
    • Have sound troubleshooting and analytical skills.
    • Have experience working with remote teams and ability to communicate effectively.
    • Have experience supporting EBS financials and Supply chain Modules SCM.
    • Have experience supporting Oracle cloud and ERP cloud applications.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IITA – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture on to apply

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