Database Administrator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Database Administrator

Location: Nairobi – Kenya

Industry: Hospitality

Our client a market leader in Hospitality is urgently seeking to hire a talented and result oriented Database Administrator. He/she will be responsible for maintaining the integrity and performance of company databases and guarantee that data is stored securely, optimally and other matters by performing the following duties;

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advise management on long-term capacity plans and growth
  • Identify user needs to create and administer databases
  • Assign passwords and maintain database access
  • Analyse and recommend database improvements
  • Analyse impact of database changes to the business
  • Audit database access and requests
  • Comfortable working with windows production servers
  • Design and build relational database management systems
  • Understanding of popular database management software (SQL, MYSQL, ORACLE)
  • Ensure data is secure
  • Ensure databases run efficiently
  • Implement backup and recovery plan
  • Install and tune database software
  • Deploy system updates
  • Modify databases to specific user requirements
  • Plan disk storage and ram requirements
  • Prevent data loss
  • Quickly assess a situation and develop/implement a solution
  • Recover lost data
  • Work closely with development teams with regards to database updates and design

Key Competencies & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Communication Technology or any other related field from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least 2 -3 years industrial experience
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of systems related hardware – POS Terminals, PCs, Printers, and ESDs etc.
  • Thorough knowledge on secure structured network structures (LAN, MPLS, and VPN etc.)
  • GAAP and ERP knowledge / exposure an added advantage
  • Solid Project Management capabilities
  • Strong Technical and Interpersonal Communication

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 7th December 2018.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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Updated: December 7, 2018 — 9:04 am