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  • Posted: Oct 31, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Kenya's & East Africa's leading supplier of tyres, wheels, batteries, suspension parts, lubrication, accessories, alignment and balancing. Our 27 branch outlets are spread across Kenya, Tanzania & Rwanda - 24 in Kenya, 1 in Rwanda & 2 in Tanzania.
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    Database Administrator & Report Writer

    Reporting to the Head, ICT, the Database Administrator & Report Writer (DBA/RW) is responsible for;

    • Modify and maintain existing databases and relational database management systems (RDBMS) with a focus on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and later to industry standards and best practices.
    • Database administration and security management
    • Create and maintain routines for database backups and test restores with full documentation
    • Troubleshoot and resolve database performance, replication, and security issues
    • Design, implement and administer High-Availability, Disaster Recovery (HADR) configurations across the WAN.
    • Participate in implementing business continuity and disaster recovery plans and testing
    • Design, develop, publish, and maintain management dashboards and SSRS reporting solutions
    • Work directly with decision-makers and end-users to understand, define, and document current and possible future reporting goals, needs, and requirements
    • Utilizing a helpdesk tracking system, documents timely status and completion of requested reports and projects.
    • Work as an integral member of the IT team to support the efficient and effective management of data throughout AutoXpress
    • Performing day-to-day system management and support functions; developing reports requirements, systems implementation and deployment, systems support, helpdesk call logs.
    • Reporting to management on the impact, effectiveness and utilization of the company’s systems
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Does this sound like you?

    • A degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or another relevant field.
    • Database certifications, such as Microsoft Certified Database Administrator are desirable
    • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience as a Database Administrator.
    • Excellent design skills; conceptualize complex data flows/transformations and implement them using ETL tools (SSIS)
    • Proven experience with either SSRS, Crystal Reports, and technical requirements analysis
    • Systems development knowledge and/or experience and/or network administration experience are an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AutoXpress Ltd on to apply
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