Supervisor – Database Administrator Job in Kenya

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Supervisor – Database Administrator Job in Kenya

Supervisor – Database Administrator

Job Summary

This role is responsible for installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of databases

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertakes planning for database installations.
  • Carries out database software installation and configuration
  • Performs software upgrades and patching.
  • Manage database performance and capacity through regular tuning, optimization, archiving and taking remedial actions as necessary.
  • Implements database security as per security policy
  • Develops strategy for database backup, testing and recovery
  • Undertaking data Backup, testing and Recovery

  • Carries out database changes and updates during deployments of application releases.
  • Monitor database health condition and ensure resolution of any issues arising.
  • Performs appropriate database sizing activities and capacity planning
  • Executes data extraction for reporting as per user requests.
  • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001:2015 and 27001:2013) and data security requirements

Academic Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

Required Certification

  • Certification in Database administration.
  • Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/Microsoft Certified Engineer

The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • IT Governance e.g. COBIT 5 or ITIL
  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • Project Management  

Relevant Work Experience

  • Have at least three (3) years hands-on experience in RDBMS installation, tuning and troubleshooting in a busy environment.
  • Have working experience in Unix and Windows operating systems in a busy environment

Skills Required   

  • Ability to manage enterprise databases on RDBMS like Oracle, Postgress, MySql and MS SQL Server.
  • Demonstrate ability to diagnose and performance tune databases for optimal performance
  • Experience in Programming/scripting languages such as SQL, PL/SQL
  • Ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations

Competencies Required       

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

How to Apply

Deadline for Application 14 December2022.

Click Here to Apply.

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