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Database Administrator

No. of vacancies: One (1)

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Data Systems, and the jobholder will be responsible for the
following:

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Manage business systems

  • Assist with the creation, monitoring, and maintenance of production and test databases
  • Assist with the setup and management of database resilience and backup strategies
  • Assist with the automation of regular database support activities
  • Perform regular processes (e.g., daily OS and DB checks, regular performance tuning) in an accurate and timely manner
  • Establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security
  • Monitor performance and manage parameters in order to provide fast responses to front-end users
  • Consider both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users
  • Install and test new versions of the database management system (DBMS) and other related systems
  • Maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
  • Control access permissions and privileges
  • Develop, manage and test backup and recovery plans
  • Ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • Carry out capacity planning
  • Communicate regularly with technical and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • Install new applications and customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose
  • Manage the core CDSC system
  • Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of the database
  • Other duties as assigned

Disaster recovery

  • Participate in the design and implementation of CDSC’s Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP) and provide support in the technical sourcing, construction, and implementation of the plans.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal ICT and business policies and procedures, and with external laws and regulations.

ICT Projects

  • Assist with planning for projects from the initial phase onwards
  • Work with various project teams to provide sound advice on database requirements for all applications being implemented.

ICT Support

  • Provide timely end-user support including addressing change requests, amendments, deletions and additions, queries, etc.
  • Respond to support requests and ensure service levels are maintained
  • Assist with the design, implementation, and maintenance of database services and infrastructure to support CDSC client deliveries and internal services
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in ICT.
  • At least 3 years experience in database administration.
  • Possession of relevant ICT professional certification. Oracle Database Administration (OCP) is preferable.
  • Knowledge of PC/LAN operating systems, i.e. (Microsoft Windows and Unix).
  • Experience in Database Administration, Database Tuning, Database Management, Database Security, and RDBMS.
  • Good working knowledge of, and confidence in administering Solaris/Linux platforms.
  • Experience with Unix Scripting.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE

  • Thorough knowledge of database management systems technologies.
  • Understanding of data and database security issues and remedies
  • Good time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Upholds Integrity

If you meet the above requirements, CDSC invites you to send your cover letter and CV stating your current/last salary and expected consolidated salary to recruitment@cdsckenya.com closing date 20th Dec 2022 5:00 pm.

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