National Bank Database Administrator Job in Kenya

National Bank of Kenya

Position Title: Database Administrator

Job Ref No. HR/070/2018

Available Positions: One (1)

Division: ICT

Reporting to: Head- Infrastructure

Position Scope: The successful candidate will be responsible for administering; maintaining, developing and implementing policies and procedures that ensures security and integrity of the Bank’s Oracle databases.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain databases required for development, testing and production usage.
  • Performs the capacity planning required to create and maintain the databases
  • Administration of Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster), Oracle Exadata/DataGuard and SQL Administration
  • Maintain database security, integrity and computing resources to comply with Bank standards.
  • Administer all database projects, including tables, clusters, indexes, views, sequences, packages & procedures
  • Monitoring the performance of the database system and implementing or recommending the required changes to increase the performance and maximum uptime.
  • Plan and implement backup and recovery of Bank’s Oracle and SQL databases.
  • Storage administration for V7000, DS4700 and Oracle Exadata Storage Cells
  • Provide reliable backup services and conduct routine hardware and software audits of AIX servers to ensure compliance to established standards, policies, configuration guidelines, and procedures.
  • Disaster recovery planning and implementation in line with Bank policy
  • Manage and configure VIO client partitions, devices, V7000 & DS4700 storage.
  • Automate tasks involving creation of scripts to run backups and monitor databases.
  • Offer 24/7 databases support; provide rapid resolutions to database downtime and escalate issues to line manager & vendor as appropriate
  • Demonstrable knowledge on OBIEE & other BI tools.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field
  • Three (3) years’ experience in relevant field
  • A good knowledge of physical database design
  • Excellent knowledge of Oracle, backups and recovery scenarios.
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of Oracle RAC (Real Application Cluster), Exadata, & DataGuard Administration.
  • Oracle Certified Expert/Oracle Certified Master will be an added advantage
  • Proven experience on data warehouse management & ETL processes.
  • Good communication skills ( oral & written)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team player

How to Apply:

If you believe you meet the criteria given above, please CLICK HERE to submit your application online with a detailed CV addressed to the Director Human Resources stating your current position, current gross salary, e-mail address and telephone contacts.

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Updated: November 1, 2018 — 5:00 am