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  • Posted: Mar 14, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 29, 2023
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    Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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    Database Administrator

     Brief Description        

    The role has the responsibility to: - Design, configure, implement, support, and maintain enterprise databases. - Implement and monitor database controls to ensure information integrity.

    Detailed Description        

    Principal Accountabilities (KEY Performance areas):

    Accountability (Responsibility) 

    • Installing database management systems using best practice. 
    • Ensure compliance with license agreements and maintain upgrades and critical patches. 
    • Remediate audit findings. Control access permissions and privileges on databases. 
    • Monitoring and managing the high availability components and the underlying infrastructure for mission-critical databases. 
    • Performs database optimization and performance monitoring. Define and ensure integrity of the backups and restore processes in accordance with the disaster recovery policy. 
    • Carry out capacity planning for the enterprise databases. Manage the external (S/W & H/W) suppliers to ensure they meet their SLA ‘s. 
    • Ensure standardization and documentation of databases, standard operating procedures, support techniques, and adherence to defined IT service management processes to ensure availability and reliability. Implement, document, and maintain database security configurations to ensure database security and integrity. 
    • Recommend & Implement value adding improvement, monitoring, and automation tools to improve productivity and lower costs. 
    • Provide technical expertise and direct support for the planning, coordination, and implementation of software projects to get the projects delivered in time and within budget. 
    • Manage database incidents and requests with the agreed service levels •

    Job Requirements        

    Knowledge and Experience Qualification (Minimum) 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field. Additional Qualifications 
    • Good Database administration knowledge and skills 
    • Good Unix/Linux administration knowledge and skills and/or Microsoft Certified System Engineer 
    • Certification in database administration 
    • Networking skills 
    • Basic hardware knowledge 

    Years of Experience (Minimum) 

    • Four years of experience in database administration.

    Method of Application

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