Oracle Database Administrator

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September 07

The Position:

Technology Infrastructure department oversees planning, deployment and operation of state-of-the-art infrastructure services that include server, storage, network, databases, and cloud that support mission critical services for the Bank.

The role holder will provide expertise required for planning, implementation, and operations of the Bank’s Oracle Database Systems. The environment is composed of many Oracle databases running on Oracle Engineered Systems that support mission critical business services.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT related field or Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Certification in Oracle – Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) is required; Oracle Certified Master (OCM) is preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience in Information Technology with at least 7 years’ experience in database management in environments with Oracle RAC, Dataguard, RMAN and Exadata Engineered Systems.
  • Experience in Opensource SQL database (MySQL/Maria DB, PostgreSQL) an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for support of Oracle database systems including but not limited to availability, performance, and reliability of database systems.
  • Responsible for interfacing with application development teams to ensure applications fit within the Oracle database systems with scalability, reliability and security designed and implemented from the onset.
  • Perform database performance analysis, tuning, capacity planning, system sizing and ongoing maintenance to ensure maximum performance.
  • Implement database backup and recovery strategies that meet KCB’s recovery and availability requirements.
  • Setup and document database related processes and procedures   for Business Continuity.
  • Recommend best practices and ensure they are implemented and incorporated into DBA procedures.
  • Diagnose and solve complex problems including non-functional problems such as performance issues with Oracle Engineered Systems by identifying workarounds and driving resolution.
  • Provide technical guidance for design, development, integration, and testing of production Oracle databases.
  • Responsible for ensuring conformance to security standards for all Oracle databases.
  • Design BCP and HA solutions for Oracle database systems to achieve required uptime SLA for mission critical applications.
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Database systems
7 - 9 years
Negotiation
1 candidate
October 02
Full Time
Senior Level
Nairobi, Nairobi
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