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Unix Administrators
 
Job Ref: I.T 15/2014
 
The Position:Reporting to the Senior Manager, Banking Systems Operations, the role will ensure the system health and optimization of the core banking system infrastructure.
Key Responsibilities
·                     Administer the T24 HP/UX Unix servers and the High availability clustering solution and ensure system availability within the required RTO (Recovery time Objective) and RPO (Recovery Point Objective)
·                     Installation, configuration and upgrading of T24 application environments as and when required.
·                     Perform T24 application tuning and performance monitoring
·                     Coordinate extraction of business/MIS reports and ensure distribution to relevant 3rd party systems such as Data warehouse in addition to availing the same to respective business units
·                     Administer the T24 data storage and clustering infrastructure and formulating disk space management policies
·                     T24 application tuning and performance monitoring.
·                     Upgrades, patch release implementation and software development into the production environment.
·                     Provide T24 test environments on request to various departments in the bank.
·                     Troubleshoot, escalate and follow up resolution of errors warnings generated by the T24 Unix servers, T24 application, NetApp disk storage and the backup system.
·                     Coordinate with the T24 operators in resolving T24 operational and COB related issues
The Person
·                     A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field from a University recognized by Commission for University Education.  An MBA will be an added advantage
·                     Must possess certification in Unix administration
·                     Demonstrate a strong understanding of and high regard for T24 as a business delivery channel for both bank corporate and retail customers.
·                     Effective leadership skills
·                     Exceptional planning and organizing skills
·                     Excellent problem analysis and attention to detail
·                     A minimum of 4 years’ experience in I.T, with hands on experience in:
1.          T24 application management & close of business processes.
2.          Web Sphere and Message Queuing setups.
3.          Systems development life cycle.
4.          Oracle administration
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 

Oracle Database Administrator
Job Ref: 
IT 16/2014

The Position: Reporting to the Senior Manager, Data Base Administration, and the successful candidate is expected to ensure the health and optimization of all oracle data based applications

Key Responsibilities
·                     Manage and support high performance, highly available and mission critical database platforms for the Core Banking and other systems.
·                     Review and design database structures to support business requirements including logical and physical database modeling.
·                     Install, configure and maintain database instances, creates various database objects, create users with appropriate roles and levels of security.
·                     Implement database security policies that are consistent with laid security guidelines.
·                     Implement and perform database backup and recovery strategies that meet recovery and availability requirements.
·                     Implement best practices and incorporate them in DBA procedures.
·                     Manage and support Enterprise Data warehouse including the development of reports from the data warehouse  platform
The Person
·                     A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field from a University recognized by Commission for University Education.  An MBA will be an added advantage
·                     Must possess Oracle OCP certification 
·                     Demonstrate a strong understanding of Oracle RAC and Oracle Data Guard
·                     Demonstrate a strong understanding of Unix
·                     A team player with Effective leadership skills
·                     A minimum of 5 years’ hands on experience in Oracle administration
·                     A minimum of 3 years’ hands on experience in
1.          Data warehousing, data mining and business intelligence
2.          Unix platforms HP/Solaris/IBM AIX
·                     Knowledge of administration in the following areas will be an added advantage
1.          T24 core banking systems
2.          Web sphere and MQ series
·                     Self-driven with highly innovative skills
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 



If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke

To be considered your application must be received by Sept. 26, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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