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Database Administrator

Posted at
Friday, 12:30
Company Industry
Technology & Communication
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Mid level
Years Experience
3 years
Application Deadline
Nairobi CBD Nairobi

The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users. The Database Administrator is to design stable and reliable databases, according to the project’s needs, as well as developing, testing, improving and maintaining new and existing databases to help users retrieve data effectively. This role will work closely with developers to ensure system consistency and collaborate with administrators and clients to provide technical support and identify new requirements. Communication and organization skills are keys for this position, along with a problem-solution attitude.


  • Build database systems of high availability and quality.
  • Design and implement database in accordance to end user’s information needs and views
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions.
  • Design stable, reliable and effective databases.
  • Optimize and maintain current database systems.
  • Provide data management support to users.
  • Ensure all database programs meet company and performance requirements.
  • Research and suggest new database products, services and protocols.


  • Proven working experience as a Database Administrator.
  • A degree in a computer discipline or related field.
  • Certification in Oracle Database Administration is an added advantage.
  • Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL.
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding.
  • Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third-party tools.
  • Familiarity with programming languages API.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically.
  • Excellent analytical and organization skills
  • An ability to understand front-end users requirements and a problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  1. Ethical: We are responsible, reliable, and provide secure solutions to our customer.
  2. Accessible: We have reach and are responsive and efficient to our customer needs.
  3. Smart: We use cutting edge technology to be relevant and adaptive to our customer needs.
  4. You: We understand our customer, we are about our customer.

The Database Administrator is a data management role that is responsible for keeping the database up and running smoothly daily.

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