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Oracle Database Administrator I at Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc

  • Experience Required:5 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: May 19, 2023
  • Last Date: May 31, 2023

Job Description

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1174

Reporting to the Principal System Administator, the successful candidates will ensure
effective provisioning and maintenance of core database platform to ensure
availability, reliability and data integrity of the mission critical business systems. The
specific tasks will entail:-
 Implement policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure database security
through secure access, monitoring, control, and routine security evaluations.
 Perform standard configuration, management, and maintenance tasks for
database systems and underlying server infrastructure.
 Perform and test database configuration backups and restores to ensure system
recovery from error or outage.
 Perform and test data backups and restores to ensure disaster recovery.
 Review and deploy database patch releases according to best practices.
 Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software
problems on all systems.
 Monitor, test, and tune database performance; preserve and provide database
log files as needed.
 Develop and implement contingency plans to guarantee systems operations
during emergencies.
 Develop and implement efficient preventative maintenance schedules for
servers, consoles and peripherals.
 Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term
strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users and
department managers.
 Coordinate with network engineers and system administration functions to
implement systems that utilize industry best practices to meet corporate
Interested applicants must possess the following;-
Job Specifications
 Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
Electrical & Electronics Engineering or related field from a recognized Institution.
 Oracle Certification - Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) / Oracle Certified
Professional (OCP)
 Possession of Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE: SQL 2016 Database
Administration) will be an added advantage.
 Certification in Unix/ Linux Systems Administration.
 Good understanding of Microsoft Operating Systems.
 Five (5) years working experience for Administator I; Three (3) years for
Administator III and Two (2) years for Administator IV preferably in a similar
Technical Capabilities & Key Competencies
 Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
 Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and
maintaining Oracle Databases.
 Hands-on hardware and software troubleshooting experience.
 Good technical knowledge of current server, storage and network hardware
and standards, including clustering.
 Understanding of best practice in database administration and trends
 Excellent planning, presentation and evaluation skills
 Creativity and innovation
 Drive for results and achievement
 Insightful, proactive and future focused
 Demonstrates high level of integrity

Skills Required

Presentation Skills
Evaluation Skills

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