Kenya Orient Insurance Database and System Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Orient Insurance Database and System Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

  • The position is responsible for development of databases in the environment in accordance to the set standards to meet business objectives.

  • Enabling and implementing database development and implementation processes through the set framework and maintaining data standards.

  • Evaluating potential solutions, demonstrating, installing and commissioning selected products.

    Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

    Database Administrator

  • Maintaining and applies up to date, specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques and design principles, and a detailed knowledge of the full range of database architectures, software and facilities available.

  • Communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security is adhered to.

  • Monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users.

  • System Administration

  • Managing the configuration and operation of client-based computer operating systems.

  • Running reports on system performance for the team and wider organisation.

  • Ensuring security through access controls and backups and firewalls.

    Cyber Security

  • Continuous assessments of IT and Cyber risks within the IT database and systems ensuring identified risks are appropriately mitigated.

  • Ensuring controlled access to DR site by authorised staff member.

  • Implementing and monitoring BCP /DR related facilities.

    Internal Controls and Compliance

  • Implementing various audit recommendations within IT database and systems infrastructure.

  • Managing and advising on database and systems related risks and ensuring compliance
    to IT security policies and procedures.

  • Updating the IT environment risk register and risk log on all risks identified on new systems.

    Monitoring and Control

  • Developing, deploying and maintaining database and systems performance monitoring and reporting systems within the IT environment.

  • Ensuring effective, efficient and timely service delivery and support services for databases, BI and related systems.

    Service Excellence

  • Delivering a stable and cost effective service across the entire application architecture.

  • Ensuring the smooth running and optimal use of all databases and systems within the organization.

  • Ensuring that the right type databases and systems applications are implemented and availed to business users.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT or IT related course from a recognized university.

  • 4 years relevant experience in MSSQL, MCSD/Oracle, MySQL/Oracle and other databases.

    How to Apply

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