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National Bank of Kenya

Position Title:
 Database Administrator

Job Ref No.HR/52/16
Available Positions: One (1)
Division: ICT
Reporting to: Head of Data Centre & Infrastructure

Position Scope: The successful candidate will be responsible for administering, maintaining, developing & implementing policies and procedures to ensure the security and integrity of the Bank’s Oracle databases.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain databases required for development, testing and production usage
  • Performs the capacity planning required to create and maintain the databases
  • Administration of Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster), Oracle Exadata & DataGuard Administration
  • Maintain database security, integrity and computing resources to comply with Bank standards
  • Administer all database projects, including tables, clusters, indexes, views, sequences, packages  & procedures
  • Monitoring the performance of the database system and implementing or recommending the required changes to increase the performance and maximum uptime
  • Plan and implement backup and recovery of Bank’s Oracle databases.
  • Storage administration for V7000, DS4700 and Oracle Exadata Storage Cells
  • Provide reliable backup services and conduct routine hardware and software audits of AIX servers to ensure compliance to established standards, policies, configuration guidelines, and procedures.
  • Disaster recovery planning and implementation in line with Bank policy
  • Manage and configure VIO client partitions, devices, V7000 & DS4700 storage.
  • Automate tasks involving creation of scripts to run backups and monitor databases.
  • Offer 24/7 databases support; provide rapid resolutions to database downtime  and escalate issues to line manager & vendor as appropriate
Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in relevant field
  • A good knowledge of physical database design
  • Excellent knowledge of Oracle backups and recovery scenarios
  • Knowledge in Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster), Exadata, & DataGuard Administration.
  • Good communication skills ( oral & written)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team player
How to Apply:

Send your CV and application letter clearly indicating the position title on the subject line to: by 14th November 2016.

National Bank of Kenya
Position Title: Head of Digital Online Channels

Job Ref No.HR/53/16
Available Positions: One (1)
Division: ICT
Reporting to: Director ICT

Position Scope: The successful candidate will be responsible for leading & co-ordinating the Bank’s Card, Mobile, ATM and other emerging channels as a business delivery channel for the Bank’s corporate & retail customers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support for existing ATM/Card, mobile and internet banking systems and implementation of related projects.
  • Keep track of user issues and oversee their prompt resolution.
  • Follow established change management practices by ensuring that they are well tested and are rolled out in a manner that adheres to established business processes.
  • Continuously analyse user requirements to develop and provide solutions.
  • Routine system administration and management.
  • Maintain up to date system and user documentation.
  • Ensure compliance of SLAs by system vendors.
  • Develop real time online reports and monitoring tools to be able to track ATMs / mobile banking and Cards acquiring system uptime and performance.
  • Continual Service Improvement by recommending and implementing upgrades or changes to the ATM/Card & mobile solutions for increased performance, security or business benefits
  • Develop subject matter expert knowledge of ATM/Card, Mobile technologies, e-Commerce and other payment banking technologies
  • Develop Business Continuity plans for both ATM/Card & mobile channel solutions.
  • System monitoring to ensure both maximum uptime for systems and transactional integrity.
  • Development and provision of both structured and ad-hoc reports for consumption by various teams.
Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field.
  • Eight (8) years’ experience experience in IT field
  • Sound knowledge of Bank operations, policies & procedures
  • Experience in mobile, cards &ATM based financial systems as well as SMS& USSD connectivity
  • Project Management, ITIL Certification
  • Excellent leadership & team  management skills
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Customer focused – ability to strike a solid balance between external and internal customer orientation
How to Apply:

Send your CV and application letter clearly indicating the position title on the subject line to: by 14th November 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.