Ukulima Sacco Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya
Ukulima Sacco Database Administrator Jobs in Kenya
Ukulima Sacco Society Limited, a licensed Deposit Taking Sacco in Kenya with its Headquarters in Nairobi and FOSA Branch Network in Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa, Eldoret, Embu, Nakuru and Kisii.
Ukulima Sacco invites individuals who possess a passion of excellence, strong work ethics, are results oriented and committed to continual improvement to apply for the following position:-
Purpose of the Job:
The role is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of a database. You’ll be involved in the planning and development of the database, as well as in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users. You’ll ensure that: data remains consistent across the database. This role is further responsible for Installation and configuration of databases, data backups and restoration, database monitoring and performance tuning and securing of databases.
Installation, configuration and deployment of database setups and software platforms.
Monitoring database systems performance and address potential issues to ensure services are available and running optimally;
Carry out database changes and updates during deployments of application releases.
Perform backups and recovery of data and data logs
Performs database optimization and performance monitoring on Live databases
Implement relevant updates and patches
Implement procedures that will ensure and sustain database security
Identifying and resolving complex Database server problems in Enterprise environment
Analyzing and improving database performance for key processes
Support for new ongoing project development, testing, and deployment
Monitor user access and security and control database access permissions and privileges
Enhance, improve & implement Disaster Recovery solutions including designing, configuring and support the existing environment.
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
To setup, maintenance & administration of MS SQL Servers in Production, Staging, Test & Development Environments
Executes data extraction for reporting as per user request.
Keep abreast of the latest security, legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts, and vulnerabilities and plan proactive actions accordingly.
Continually monitor security events in the network, take corrective actions and generate reports for management
Perform any other lawful duties as may be assigned
The jobholder’s accountability areas are outlined as follows:
Data security and recovery control
users access data concurrently, in a form that suits their needs
Submission of accurate, timely and relevant reports
Continuous process improvement of services through efficient working
Enforcement of relevant guidelines, rules and regulations
Ensure customer satisfaction for the consumers of the services offered by the department
Efficient execution of work processes as assigned
Database Management skills.
Process Management skills.
Academic and Professional Requirements
The jobholder must possess:
A Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer Science or relevant degree
Must have 2 years of proven hands on experience in RDBMS installation, tuning and troubleshooting in busy banking environment;
Practical knowledge of servers, IT infrastructure, networking and database administration
Have working experience in Unix and Windows operating systems.
Must have worked in a Large, complex OLTP High Availability Database environment f) Microsoft Certified Professional
Thorough knowledge of MS SQL databases
Proficiency in SQL, SQL Plus, PLSQL Strong.
knowledge in SAN, NAS storage systems.
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
Valid police clearance certificate;
Valid CRB clearance certificate;
How to Apply
Applications with detailed CV indicating current position, qualifications, work experience, scanned copies of certificates, testimonials and National identity card with day telephone contacts and names and contacts of at least three (3) referees should be sent to
email@example.com and hard copies sent to the following address and which must be received not later than Friday, 4th June 2021.
The Chief Executive Officer
Ukulima Sacco Society Limited
P. O. Box 44071-00100
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
Ukulima Sacco is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and gender equality.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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