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Database Administrator Job in Kenya

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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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