Britam Database Administrator Job

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Database Administrator Job, IT Kenyan  Job 2022, 

Job Purpose

  • Assists in managing, administering, monitoring, and maintaining the enterprise databases including Oracle & SQL databases.
  • Assists in ensuring database integrity, stability, and system availability
  • Assists in maintaining database backup and recovery infrastructure
  • Assists in ensuring that all service level agreements (SLAs) for database services across the organization are delivered according to specifications .

Key responsibilities

  • Assists in maintaining database backup and recovery infrastructure
  • Making requested changes, updates, and modifications to database structures and data
  • Addressing data quality issues with users and management
  • Developing database objects and structures for data storage, retrieval, and reporting according to specifications
  • Implementing and testing database design and functionality and tuning for performance
  • Providing support to systems developers and interfacing with business users to ensure the database is satisfying business requirements
  • Managing the user expectations. Periodic, planned proactive visits to internal customers with reports and requests for action within agreed timeframes.
  • Define service level agreements (SLAs) both internally and with our customers.
  • Define metrics to ensure we are meeting those SLAs and holding the support team accountable.
  • Set goals for MTR (Mean Time to Resolution) for all support issues, including escalated incidents.
  • Create and/or put in place metrics for reporting the management and effectiveness of SLAs compared to desired performance.
  • Monitor SLA performance for compliance with organizational needs and requirements, including follow-up checks for corrective action.
  • Provide recommendations based on analysis of trending information.
  • Oversee continuous service level improvement initiatives associated with core processes and mission-critical systems.


  • Degree in Science/Engineering/Computer Science
  • Oracle Certified Database Administrator
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator
  • ITIL intermediate
  • In-depth understanding of Microsoft Azure cloud
  • Knowledge of kubernetes
  • Knowledge in NoSql database 
  • Minimum of 2 – 4 years experience in a 24×7 service provider environment

How to Apply

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