Kenya Revenue Authority Officer – Database Administrator Jobs

Kenya Revenue Authority Officer – Database Administrator Jobs

Job Summary:

  • This role is responsible for Installation and configuration of databases, data backups and restoration, database monitoring and performance tuning and securing of databases.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Installs, deploys and configures database setups and software platforms.

  • Monitors database systems performance and address potential issues to ensure services are available and running optimally;

  • Carries out database changes and updates during deployments of application releases.

  • Performs backups and recovery of data

  • Implements relevant updates and patches

  • Implements procedures that will sustain database security

  • Maintains documentation for all database instance parameters and system settings

  • Administers appropriate database management tools across all database instances.

  • Performs appropriate database sizing activities and interface with Third Parties as required

  • Provides technical assistance and subject matter expertise to Authority applications developers and Third Party vendor support

  • Executes data extraction for reporting as per user request.

  • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) and data security requirements

    Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

    Professional Qualifications

    Required Certification

  • Certification in Database administration.
    Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/Microsoft Certified Engineer

  • Renewable

    The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • COBIT 5

  • ITIL

  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

  • Web Application servers i.e JBoss , Oracle Weblogic

    Relevant Work Experience Required:

  • Have at
    least one (1) year hands-on experience in RDBMS installation, tuning and troubleshooting.

  • Have working experience in Unix and Windows operating systems.

    Skills Required:

  • Ability to manage enterprise databases on RDBMS like Oracle, Postgress, MySql and MS SQL Server.

  • Demonstrate ability to diagnose and performance tune databases for optimal performance

  • Experience in Programming/scripting languages such as SQL, PL/SQL

  • Ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations

    Key Competencies

  • Excellent listening and communication skills

  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution

  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Team player

  • Ability to pay attention to details

  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time

  • Passion for innovation and creativity

  • High levels of integrity

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Revenue Authority Officer – Database Administrator Jobs

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