Database Administrator Job in Kenya

Database Administrator

Job Description

The Job Will be responsible for the day-to-day running of Close of business (COB) process and Database Administration. COB/DBA Administrator will be accountable for executing all COB and backup processes.


  • Execution of the Bank’s core banking systems COB processes as per SLA.
  • Taking Data Backups in compliance with the established procedures.
  • Administration and management of T24 Core Banking Application.
  • Configuration, Administration & Troubleshooting of T24 Environment.
  • T24 Core Banking system performance Tuning & Application Process Optimization
  • T24 Administration of the database layer.
  • COB (Close of Business issues) troubleshooting including Year End, Month End & Daily COB Support & COB Optimization.
  • T24 External Database indexes Creation in liaison with Partners.
  • T24 interface management, ATM integration with TCServer communicating via TCP / Socket Base / Jbase Agents.

  • Manage and Monitoring of All the T24 Critical Services including TSM Services.
  • Responsible for scheduled and Ad-hoc backups and keeping track of backups as per the retention policy
  • T24 Test Environment and Q&A  Creations  and Support
  • T24 Backup Management & Restoration
  • Maintain Primary and Disaster Recovery sites, creation, implementation and supervision of DR Plan, DR test scripts and DR Data integrity.
  • Escalating COB related issues to management for immediate resolution.
  • Administration of COB output reports and upload to BI system.
  • Performs capacity planning required to create and maintain all databases.
  • Control and manage access permission to database and UNIX environments.
  • Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly.
  • Ensure Replication to DR site functionality is optimal during COB processing.
  • Working closely with Business systems and infrastructure team in ensuring optimal service delivery.
  • Participate in ICT Team assignments.
  • Evaluate new technologies and software appropriate to Faulu Microfinance bank.
  • Monitor, on a continuous basis, all transactions to ensure that unusual and suspicious transactions are reported to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)
  • Implementing and enforcing the board approved AML, KYC & CFT policy in as far as is applicable within my area of responsibilitIES


  • Degree in Information Technology or equivalent IT related training with at least 4 years’ working experience in a busy Financial institution
  • ITIL Service Delivery Certification.

Knowledge and Skills

  • 2 years’ experience in T24 Close of Business process.
  • Certification in Oracle, Mssql database and UNIX operating system is required.
  • Knowledge of T24 and other leading Banking Software close of business processes.
  • Proven knowledge and use of leading database systems e.g. Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL and jbase
  • Proven knowledge and administration of windows and UNIX platforms
  • Knowledge of other core banking software e.g. Finacle, BR.Net etc.

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