Othusitse S.D. Phefo

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

1. What are your Full names?

  • Othusitse S.D. Phefo

2. Who is your previous employer/s and work experience acquired?

  • Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BUIST) – 3 Years (Teaching Assistant/Application Developer)
  • Gaborone Institute of Professional Studies (GIPS) – 1 Year (IT Lecturer)
  • Botswana Burau of Standards (BOBS) – 3 Months (Intern Technician)
  • Software Application and Information Solutions - 5 months (Oracle Trainee Developer)
  • Posh – 5 Months (ICT Officer)

3. When did you join Botswana Railways?

  • 01/12/2017

4. Name your Department, new role and responsibilities?

  • Dpt: Finance & Corporate Services
  • Role: Database Administrator


  • Design database Backup and Restoration Strategy.
  • Create database Backups and monitor those being performed regularly.
  • Setup High-Availability as part Disaster Recovery Strategy for the Databases.
  • Managing and checking the overall server health and functionality.
  • Administration and Maintenance of Office 365/SharePoint Server.
  • Monitoring SharePoint disk space usage through the built-in SharePoint reports for each site collection.
  • Analyzing and reporting upon SharePoint usage and activity Moving/copying sites.
  • Checking for operating system, SQL Server and SharePoint patches and cumulative updates.
  • Customize and Brand office 365 portal
  • Design and develop BR Intranet (Site Collection)
  • Design and Develop visual webparts and integrate them into BR Intranet
  • Design HTML templates and integrate them into BR Intranet

5. What are your hobbies?

  • Travelling
  • I am a gym person


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