Database Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya (65K)

Job Vacancy: Database Engineer

Salary: 65,000

Location: Nairobi

Scope: Develop and maintain the databases and data processing technologies that underpins the Inergy system, associated mobile apps, data warehouses and reporting systems across the Circle Gas Group

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish configure and maintain database instances within our AWS (Amazon Web Services) infrastructure
  • Create database structures (views, tables, indexes etc) required to support business systems
  • Write and optimize database queries
  • Establish and operate scripts to change database structure to meet evolving requirements and manage release through the development, test and production environments.
  • Maintain database performance and security by setting and enforcing standards and controls.
  • Prepare for database expansion by studying plans and requirements; advising senior technical management; coordinating design and delivery.
  • Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.
  • Manage data migration into new databases and archiving of historical data stores.
  • Maintain database performance by troubleshooting problems.
  • Deliver platform upgrades and improvements
  • Secure database by developing and implementing policies, procedures, and controls, and investigating security incidents.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.


  • 5 years of practical experience in:
  1. database management,
  2. database design,
  3. database reporting
  • Ability presenting technical information to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Verified knowledge and experience in one or more database systems including Amazon Aurora, Mongo DB, Dynamo DB, SQL Server, MySQL, or PostgreSQL
  • Working knowledge of AWS (Amazon Web Services) a benefit
  • Basic understanding of Information Security
  • Enthusiasm to continually improve skills and learn new technologies
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili


  • Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent
  • Professional qualifications in database management
  • AWS qualifications an advantage.

How to Apply

Send your CV to by 15th May 2020.

Clearly indicate the subject line as “Database Engineer”

ICT and Technology
Updated: May 12, 2020 — 7:49 pm