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Database Administrator Vacancy in Safaricom Sacco Limited

  • Experience Required:4 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: October 26, 2021
  • Last Date: October 31, 2021

Job Description

The role is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of a database. The incumbent will be involved in the planning and development of the database, as well as in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users. This role is further responsible for Installation and configuration of databases, data backups and restoration, database monitoring and performance tuning and securing of databases.

Duties and responsibilities
- Installation, configuration and deployment of database setups and software platforms.
- Monitoring database systems performance and address potential issues to ensure services are available and running optimally.
- Carry out database changes and updates during deployments of application releases.
- Perform backups and recovery of data and data logs
- Performs database optimization and performance monitoring on Live databases
- Implement relevant updates and patches
- Implement procedures that will ensure and sustain database security
- Identifying and resolving complex database server problems in Sacco environment
- Analyzing and improving database performance for key processes
- Support for new ongoing project development, testing, and deployment
- Monitor user access and security and control database access permissions and privileges
- Enhance, improve & implement disaster recovery solutions including designing, configuring and support the existing environment.
- Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems

- BSC in Information Technology and University degree in Computer Science or Information and Communication Technology.
- Certifications –OCP, OCE; EXADATA Administration; MSSQL Server Administration, Linux/ UNIX certification. will be an added advantage

- Minimum of 4 years’ working experience with 2 years’ carrying out IT related functions in a busy office.
- Minimum of Two years’ experience in Banks Realm core banking system Support and development in a Financial Institution, Database Administration and SQL scripting.

- Must have good understanding working with different database environments
- Ability to provide adhoc support to different database environments
- A good team player with good work ethics

Candidates who meet the minimum requirements are invited to send their applications to by 31st October 2021.

You are also required to fill and submit the attached google form failure to which will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Skills Required

Database Administration
Information Technology Skills
Analytical Skills
Implementation Skills
Monitoring Skills