Standard Bank Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Standard Bank Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • Group Information Technology: Systems development, business analysis, architecture, project management, data warehousing, infrastructure, maintenance and production.

    Job Purpose

  • To ensure effective and efficient management and support of Oracle Databases and other Oracle related applications.

  • This also entails analyzing, documenting and proposing solutions for bank wide business areas and preparation of both functional and technical database system specifications (FSS & TSS) documents.

  • Focus on database system optimization through analysis and development with respect to the database systems in order to ensure that desired functionality and performance is achieved as required by business.
  • This role is also charged with designing and development of appropriate solutions as required by business to advance tactical and strategic initiatives.

    Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Proficiency in Oracle versions 10g, 11g and 12c, Oracle Cloud Control and Oracle ASM.

  • Strong understanding of Oracle relational databases, data structures, and SQL.

  • Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the production and test databases that support the core banking application.

  • Work with the team to ensure that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high availability and optimum performance.

  • To proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime.

  • Responsible for providing trend analysis to the service management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management.

  • Responsible for all Oracle developments that are aimed at ensuring efficient management and use of the databases and ultimately aid all the application initiatives.

  • Responsible for problem escalation
    to third parties as appropriate.

  • Responsible for improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollout and upgrades.

  • Responsible for testing of all Oracle database changes including fixes, patches and upgrades in line with the laid down change control policies. •
  • Responsible for implementation and release of database changes after thorough and comprehensive tests with sufficient engagement with all stakeholders e.g. application and infrastructure teams.

  • Responsible for the management and support of Oracle Data guard solution with a view of ensuring a consistently efficient backup process which ultimately aids IT efforts of meeting the established Service Level Agreement (SLA) with business.

    Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.

  • Work experience required, 5 years of experience in design and administration of logical and relational databases or systems analysis required.

  • Experience in the financial services industry is a plus.

    Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • Oracle Certified Professional

  • Business Continuity certification and ITIL will be an advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Standard Bank Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya

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