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Lead Database Administrator

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Job Ref. No. HRJIC434

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for the position of Lead Database Administrator reporting to the Head of IT Infrastructure in the ICT Department, with the position being based in Nairobi.

Role Purpose
Responsible for recommending, implementing, and monitoring system database, best practice and procedures to manage company’s data and Information. Administer & provide database support for all application throughout the entire software life cycle processes. Provide DBA support for production, development, and test DB environments and resolve DB performance issues. Maintain end-to-end responsibilities for the Oracle database in all three environments.

Applications to be sent quoting the Job Reference Number and Designation given above


  1. Manage and support high performance, highly available and mission critical database platforms for the Insurance core applications and other systems
  2. Review and design database structures, Oracle RMA, Oracle RAC to support business requirements including logical and physical database modeling
  3. Responsible for improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollout, Optimization, tuning and upgrades of database technology platforms
  4. Install, configure and maintain database instances, creation of various database objects, create users with appropriate roles and levels of security
  5. Implement database security policies that are consistent with laid security guidelines
  6. Implement and perform database backup and recovery strategies that meet recovery and availability requirements
  7. Implement best practices and incorporate them in DBA procedures
  8. Manage and support Enterprise Data warehouse including the development of reports from the data warehouse platform
  9. Works with various teams to ensure that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high availability and optimum performance
  10. Management of project implementation tasks of (BI, Audit Vault, Oracle ERP, Database firewall etc) to ensure a well-documented, tracked, seamless and timely implementation

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Database servers; Information security; Database administration; Database query languages (SQL, others); IT equipment installation and configuration; Project implementation; Oracle
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Jubilee Insurance KE

Banking, microfinance, insuranceCompany size: 1000+ people

Jubilee Insurance was established in August 1937, as the first locally incorporated Insurance Company based in Mombasa in 1937. Jubilee Insurance has spread its sphere of influence throughout the region to become the largest Composite insurer in East Africa, handling Life, Pensions, general and Medical insurance. Today, Jubilee is the number one insurer in East Africa with over 450,000 clients. Jubilee Insurance has a network of offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mauritius. It is the only ISO certified insurance group listed on the three East Africa stock exchanges – The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. Its regional offices are highly rated on leadership, quality and risk management and have been awarded an AA- in Kenya and Uganda, and an A+ in Tanzania.

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