KRA Officer – Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya

KRA Officer – Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya


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 software updates and patches

  • Implements procedures that will sustain database security

  • Maintains documentation for all database instance parameters and system settings

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

  • Provides technical assistance and subject matter expertise to Authority applications developers and testers.

  • Executes data extraction for reporting as per user requests.

  • 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 Windows.

    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

  • Minimum of one (1) year hands-on experience in RDBMS installation, performance tuning and troubleshooting.

  • Have working experience in Unix and
    Windows operating systems.

    Technical Skills Required

  • Demonstrable skills in management of enterprise databases on RDBMS like Oracle, Postgres, MySql and MS SQL Server.

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

  • Proven experience in Programming/scripting languages such as SQL, PL/SQL.

  • Demonstrable skills to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations.

  • Ability to administer Web Application Servers i.e. Tomcat and JBOSS, Web Logic.

  • Knowledge of Business continuity management.

    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; KRA Officer – Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya


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