Kenya Power Oracle Database Administrator IV Jobs

Kenya Power Oracle Database Administrator IV Jobs

Job Description

Reporting to the Principal Systems Administrator, the successful candidates 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.

  • 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 and department managers.

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

    Job Specifications

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

  • Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) for Database Administration.

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

  • One (1) year relevant 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.

  • Hands-on hardware and software troubleshooting experience.

  • 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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