National Bank of Kenya Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya

National Bank of Kenya Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya


Position Scope:

  • The role holder will be responsible for administering, maintaining, developing and implementing policies and procedures laid out to ensure the security and integrity of the Bank’s databases.

  • He/She will ensure seamless flow of information, in view of both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for users.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to create and maintain databases required for development, testing and production usage

  • Perform capacity planning required to create and maintain the databases

  • Administration of Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster), Oracle Exadata/DataGuard and SQL Administration

  • Maintain database security, integrity and computing resources to comply with Bank and Compliance standards

  • Administer all database projects, including tables, clusters, indexes, views, sequences, packages & procedures among others

  • Monitor the performance of the database system and implement or recommend the required changes to increase the performance and maximum uptime to ensure seamless service delivery

  • Plan and implement backup and recovery of Bank’s databases.

  • Storage administration for V7000, DS4700 and Oracle Exadata Storage Cells

  • Provide reliable backup services and conduct routine hardware and software audits of AIX servers to ensure compliance to established standards, policies, configuration guidelines, and procedures.

  • Disaster recovery planning and implementation in line with Bank policy

  • Manage and configure VIO client partitions, devices, V7000 & DS4700 storage.

  • Automate tasks involving creation of scripts to run backups and monitor databases.

  • Offer 24/7 databases support; provide rapid resolutions to database downtime and escalate issues to line manager & vendor as appropriate

  • Ensure to promptly escalate anomalies to procedure or any suspicious activities as per the laid down procedures.

  • Adhere to the Division’s service charter and ensure exceptional customer experience

  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Personal Attributes:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field from a recognized university

  • Oracle Certified Expert/Oracle Certified Master will be an added advantage

  • OCP certification will be an added advantage

  • MS SQL certification will be an added advantage

  • Apps DBA certification will be an added advantage

  • Three (3) years’ experience in a relevant ICT field

  • Expert knowledge of physical database design

  • Excellent knowledge of Oracle, backups and recovery scenarios

  • Knowledge in Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster), Exadata, & DataGuard Administration.

  • Knowledge in Unix and Enterprise Linux administration

  • Demonstrable knowledge on OBIEE& other BI tools.

  • Proven experience on data warehouse management & ETL processes

  • Collaboration; forms partnerships that help drive the Division’s service delivery agenda.

  • Multi-tasking; able to manage several concurrent assignments and prioritize demands

  • Innovation, flexibility and adaptability; ability to keep pace with latest technology and trends in addition to new delivery expectations.

  • Excellent communication skills; articulate in communicating to both internal and external stakeholders

  • Analytical; capable of managing numerous information sources and providing appropriate data analysis to relevant stakeholders

  • Strong work ethic, exercise of due diligence & confidentiality

  • Excellent interpersonal, planning & organizational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and speed of execution

  • Proactive and Agile

    How to Apply

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