Senior Database Administrator Job in Kenya

Senior Database Administrator

Job Purpose Statement
The Senior Database Administrator role is to support the bank’s databases and database infrastructure. This includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas; particularly NCBA group databases, database storage, database server operating systems and database backups in collaboration with external vendors, system experts and consultants.

Maintenance and development of all databases.
Database Management

Manage Databases Recovery Service Agreements to ensure projects, incidents, problems and escalations
are dealt with according to defined set of policies, processes, procedures and SLA’s.
Database Integration

Effectiveness of integration of database strategy / blueprint with the bank’s business direction
Database Security 10% Effectiveness of the databases security (policy, controls and infrastructure) with regard to protection against exposure to and impact of risks associated with data loss, corruption
and/or unauthorized access Database Security 10% Plans, Designs and implements Database projects in
accordance with Bank’s requirements and Monitor Capacity/Performance of the group databases to ensure optimum efficiency

Ideal Job Specifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.


  • ITIL, OCA, OCP, OCM, other relevant professional qualifications in IT field would be an added advantage
  • Project Management certification and experience is preferred e.g. PRINCE2, PMP
    Desired work experience:
  • Five years’ experience in databases and storage support on medium to large
  • Working experience in a bank or other financial services organization would be added

How to Apply