Stima Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Stima Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Head of ICT, the job holder will be responsible for managing and administering multiple MS SQL database systems including back -up, performance tuning, capacity planning, monitoring critical events and documentation

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from
    development to mission-critical production systems.

  • Configuring and maintaining database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and ensure high levels of performance

  • Developing strategies and implementing solutions for managing back-ups, restoration and replication

  • Implementing strategies for database high availability and scalability and will with project teams to ensure a smooth deployment of new services and solutions.

  • Maintaining data integrity, security and access – monitoring user access, developing and
    maintaining system security in line with standards and ensuring compliance to all standards and procedures.

  • Maintaining, tuning, use tools like SQL Profiler for database tuning. Generate traces, execution plans, identify performance issues, deadlocks/contention and resolve them.

  • Appling data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts
    meet integration and performance expectations

  • Proactive housekeeping/archiving and shrinking of databases

  • Independently analyzing, solving, and correcting issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.

  • Refining and automating regular processes, track issues, and documenting changes

  • Assisting developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.

  • Providing 24x7 support for critical production systems.

  • Performing scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.

  • Sharing domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.

  • Providing monthly reports on database systems availability, incidences, and system breaches and recommending possible improvements.

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent education from a recognized

  • 3+ years’ experience in administering Microsoft SQL server databases in a financial

  • Certification on SQL database administration

  • Extensive experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on hightransaction systems.

  • Experienced in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services
    (SSRS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS).

  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and
    troubleshooting tools

  • Experienced in ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) development / data integration.

  • Sound knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture and SQL/T-SQL.

  • Proficient with SQL server profiler for monitoring and troubleshooting database activity and performance.

  • Experience in SQL Server Clustering and HA technologies including mirroring, log shipping,
    failover cluster and various replication technologies.

  • Knowledge of other databases like MySQL, No SQL databases and In-memory databases
    and MCTIP certification will be an advantage.

  • Strong Knowledge of Database Security.

  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory

  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics Nav 2016 ERP will be an added advantage

  • Ability to develop procedure documents and maintain detailed database related documents.

  • Innovative approach to work, constantly looking for upgrading the system to more efficient and effective new technologies.

    How to Apply

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