Database Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Database Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


Scope:

  • Develop and maintain the databases and data processing technologies that underpins the Inergy system, associated mobile apps, data warehouses and reporting systems across the Circle Gas Group

    Job Responsibilities

  • Establish configure and maintain database instances within our AWS (Amazon Web Services) infrastructure

  • Create database structures (views, tables, indexes etc) required to support business systems

  • Write and optimize database queries

  • Establish and operate scripts to change database structure to meet evolving requirements and manage release through the development, test and production environments.

  • Maintain database performance and security by setting and enforcing standards and controls.

  • Prepare for database expansion by studying plans and requirements; advising senior technical management; coordinating design and delivery.

  • Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.

  • Manage data migration into new databases and archiving of historical data stores.

  • Maintain database performance by troubleshooting problems.

  • Deliver platform upgrades and improvements

  • Secure database by developing and implementing policies, procedures, and controls, and investigating security incidents.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in
    professional organizations.

    Capabilities

  • 5 years of practical experience in:
    database management,database design,database reporting

  • Ability presenting technical information to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Verified knowledge and experience in one or more database systems including Amazon Aurora, Mongo DB, Dynamo DB, SQL Server, MySQL, or PostgreSQL

  • Working knowledge of AWS (Amazon Web Services) a benefit

  • Basic understanding of Information Security

  • Enthusiasm to continually improve skills and learn new technologies

  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili

    Education:

  • Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent

  • Professional qualifications in database management

  • AWS qualifications an advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Send your CV to

  • recruitment@sheerlogicltd.com by 15th May 2020.

  • Clearly indicate the subject line as “Database Engineer”


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