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Database Administrator Job in Nairobi, Kenya (50K - 70K)

Job Title: Database Administrator
Industry: Security
Reports to: ICT Manager
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 50 – 70K gross
Our client is one of the leading and most respected Security Solutions providers for a wide host of clients in diverse industries in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. 

They seek to hire a dynamic and result driven Database Administrator.
Job Purpose: To maintain all company databases and Systems to ensure optimum performance by identifying user needs and to support the development of formulated business continuity plan.
Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure regular backups are undertaken and regular testing of critical system software, application software, data files and documentation to ensure reliability.  
  • In addition ensure that the disaster recovery site is managed and tested regularly and license compliance is adhered to.
  • Monitor and manage databases. Fine tuning and indexing where applicable.
  • Maintain the performance of all databases by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases and patches; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware requirements.
  • Sustaining database security and integrity of data.
  • Creating query definitions that allow data to be extracted.
  • Provide monthly database reports.
  • Propose specifications and flowcharts for new database installation, recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements and also maintain updated database documentation
  • Recommend solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
  • Install revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques and coordinating installation requirements.
  • Prepare users by conducting training; providing information and resolving problems.
  • Support database functions by designing and coding utilities.
  • Maintain the company website ensuring it is updated with relevant features and information.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Meet financial requirements by submitting information for ICT budgets and expenses.
Desired Experience, Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or relevant field.
  • Over 4 years’ experience in database management.
  • Qualifications in SQL, MYSQL, Java and Web designing.
  • Qualifications in Active Directory 2012, Exchange 2013 and Server 2012.
  • Working knowledge of Sage Pastel is an added advantage
  • Solid understanding of ERP and Databases.
  • Solid understanding of Servers and Networks.
  • Understanding of Website Development and updates.
  • Good knowledge in business intelligence. (BI)
  • Conceptual, analytical and creative skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Dynamic and abreast of technological developments.
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Database Administrator 50 – 70K Gross) to  before Tuesday 21st April 2015

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. 

(Next to Unga House)

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