Backup Administration Manager Job in Kenya - KCB

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Backup Administration Manager Job in Kenya - KCB

Manager, Backup Administration 

The Position: 

Technology Infrastructure department is responsible for planning, deployment, and maintenance of all IT infrastructure for the bank. This ranges from Server, Storage, Operating Systems, Virtualization, IP Network and Telephony, Databases and Cloud infrastructure.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Systems Infrastructure, Manager, Backup Administration will be accountable for all backup and archival of the Bank’s data in line with bank’s business requirements. The successful candidate will act as the team leader of a team of data backup administrators to ensure that all backups and archival conform to operational guidelines as per banks requirements and policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a team of data backup administrators by ensuring all backups and archival services are operational as per KCB requirements.
  • Accountable for all data backup and archival services and ensuring agreed SLAs are always met.
  • Prepare, advise, and provide backup and archival related budgets, upgrade plans and support related requirements.
  • Participate and co-ordinate data backup project implementations and upgrades as necessary.
  • Accountable for daily and periodic reports of backup and archival success as per business requirements.
  • Facilitate review of closure of any backup and archival related Audit, Risk and Security reports as shared by the bank.
  • Perform contract or SLA reviews at least annually and ensuring that all contracts are consistent with organizational requirements and standard terms and conditions wherever possible to ensure that value for money is obtained from backup and archival suppliers and contracts.
  • Development and maintenance of policies, standards, processes, systems and measurements that enable the organization to manage backup and archival Asset Portfolio with respect to risk, cost, control, IT Governance, compliance and business performance objectives as established by the business.


For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT related field.
  • 5 years’ experience in IT with at least 4 years in backup administration and operating systems management (Windows and Linux) and 3 in vendor management.
  • Certification in Backup Administration (Commvault, Dell, IBM, Actifio, Veritas etc) required. Certification in either Microsoft, vMware, Linux/Unix will be an added advantage.
  • Strong oral, written, interpersonal communication skills.

How to Apply

The above position is demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

To be considered your application must be received by Friday, 25th November 2022.

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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