Kenya Power Oracle Database Administrator III Jobs

Kenya Power Oracle Database Administrator III Jobs

Job Description

Reporting to the Principal Systems Administrator, the successful candidate will ensure effective provisioning and maintenance of core database platform to ensure availability, reliability and data integrity of the mission critical business systems. The specific tasks will entail:-

  • Ensure database security through secure access, monitoring, control, and routine security evaluations.

  • Perform standard configuration, management, and maintenance tasks for database systems and underlying server infrastructure.

  • Perform and test database configuration backups and restores to ensure system recovery from error or outage.

  • Perform and test data backups and restores to ensure disaster recovery.

  • Review and deploy database patch releases according to best practices.

  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on all systems.

  • Monitor, test, and tune database performance; preserve and provide database log files as needed.

  • Implement contingency plans to guarantee systems operations during emergencies.

  • Implement efficient preventative maintenance schedules for servers, consoles and peripherals.

  • Support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users

  • Coordinate with network engineers and system administration functions to implement systems that utilize industry best practices to meet corporate objectives

    Job Specification

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical & Electronics Engineering or related
    field from a recognized Institution.

  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) for Database Administration certification

  • Certification in Unix/Linux or Microsoft operating system(s) will be an added advantage.

  • Three (3) years working experience in oracle database administration.

    Technical Capabilities & Key Competencies

  • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.

  • Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and maintaining Oracle Databases on engineered systems.

  • Hands-on hardware and software troubleshooting experience on engineered systems.

  • Good technical knowledge of current server, storage and network hardware and standards, including clustering.

  • Understanding of best practice in database administration and trends

  • Excellent planning, presentation, evaluation skills

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Drive for results and achievement

  • Insightful, proactive and future focused

  • Demonstrates high level of integrity

    How to Apply

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