Database Administrator Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Database Administrator

Hiring Organization: Kenya Airways
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Airline
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/07/2024

The role has the responsibility to: Design, configure, implement, support, and maintain enterprise databases, and implement and monitor database controls to ensure information integrity.

Detailed Description

Principal Accountabilities (KEY Performance areas):

  • Installing database management systems using best practice.
  • Ensure compliance with license agreements and maintain upgrades and critical patches.
  • Remediate audit findings.
  • Control access permissions and privileges on databases.
  • Monitoring and managing the high availability components and the underlying infrastructure for mission-critical databases.
  • Performs database optimization and performance monitoring.
  • Define and ensure integrity of the backups and restore processes in accordance with the disaster recovery policy.
  • Carryout capacity planning for the enterprise databases.
  • Manage the external (S/W & H/W) suppliers to ensure they meet their SLA ‘s.
  • Ensure standardization and documentation of databases, standard operating procedures, support techniques, and adherence to defined IT service management processes to ensure availability and reliability.
  • Implement, document, and maintain database security configurations to ensure database security and integrity.
  • Recommend& Implement value adding improvement, monitoring, and automation tools to improve productivity and lower costs.
  • Provide technical expertise and direct support for the planning, coordination, and implementation of software projects to get the projects delivered in time and within budget.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field.
  • Good Database administration knowledge and skills
  • Good Unix/Linux administration knowledge and skills and/or Microsoft Certified System Engineer
  • Certification in database administration
  • Networking skills
  • Basic hardware knowledge
  • Four (4) years of experience in database administration.
  • Additional Details
  • Analytical Skills
  • Drive and resilience.
  • Excellent knowledge of industry standards, concepts and regulations.
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and conceptual skills.
  • Knowledge in working with Oracle Enterprise Manager is

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