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Oracle Applications DBA / Developer Job in Kenya

Equity Bank is the regions leading Bank whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.

With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to more than 7.3 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa.

Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below:

Oracle Applications DBA / Developer

The Position

The person will be a team member of senior DBA/Developers in ICT and responsible for Oracle E-business Suite database management and OAF development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the strategy, technical architecture implementation plan and delivery of the Oracle E-business suite Release 12
  • Design and implement data integrations between the E-business suite and the rest of the Bank’s systems ecosystem
  • Customize the E-Business suite according to the Banks needs
  • Clone, patch, migrate and upgrade the Oracle E-business suite environment as and when required
  • Administrate the Siebel CRM database
  • Design and implement a business continuity plan for the E-business suite including set up of a High Availability environment and a sound backup and recovery solution.
  • Perform database and application tuning, performance monitoring and system troubleshooting as may be required
Candidates Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience and Skills
  • BSc in Computer Science or any other IT/Business related degree from a recognized institution
  • Oracle Apps DBA/Developer certification
  • Experience in AIX/Solaris/HP-UX/Linux Operating Systems
  • Over 3 years experience working as an Oracle Apps DBA/Developer
  • Strong in PL/SQL programming and knowledge in Java/J2EE
  • Experience in Business Intelligence and Online Analytical Processing environment will be an added advantage
  • Experience in financial services industry will be an added advantage
  • Any project management skills will be a definite advantage
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently, with minimum supervision
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical issues
  • Ability to lead a team of developers/DBAs
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application quoting the job you are applying for to the email address below by 23rd February 2012. 

Please include detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials, current pay, daytime telephone contact and email address.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer. 

We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace.

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