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KCB SQL Systems Administrator Job in Kenya

Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Feb 21, 2014

SQL Systems Administrator
Reporting to the Enterprise Applications Support Manager, the job holder will be responsible for the ongoing monitoring, maintenance and upgrades of all KCB SQL and MySQL databases.
This include and not limited to the following systems: Loan system credit quest), Clearing system (Sybrin), Reconciliation system Corona), Load Balancer (Radware / any other HW load balancing solution), SWIFT / RTGS / FILEACT and Treasury / Risk Management solution (Kondor+), NOBS, BOS , LAN Support.

Key Responsibilities

  • First line supports of the SQL server databases and ensure their performance, high availability, backup, security and upgrades.
  • Own the administration and maintenance of the Microsoft SQL 2005/2008/2012 and MySQL systems.
  • Management and ongoing technical support of SQL databases.
  • Document changes to existing systems and ensure documentation is updated.
  • Implement Business continuity for all SQL databases and spearhead continuous testing of BCP with end users.
  • Implement and manage SQL and MySQL upgrades, patches and releases.
  • Facilitate transfer of knowledge and skills to other team members
The Person
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related field
  • Be a Microsoft SQL Certified professional – MCITP , MCTS
  • 2 years working experience with latest Windows server and client operating systems (2003/2008 and Win 7 respectively)
  • 2 years’ experience in a SQL / MySQL centric role
  • Skills in scripting system administration and monitoring task either through VBS, PowerShell or other common scripting languages.
  • Experience in query optimization, Office VBA integration
  • Experience in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Experience in VMware , Microsoft IIS will be an added advantage
The Attributes required for the above positions include the following;
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service approach.
  • Proactive and self-driven disposition
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work effectively in a busy environment both as a member of a team and independently.
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates.
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to [email protected]

To be considered your application must be received by March 7, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Ref: IT 05/2014

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