Administrator

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Company:Safaricom
Category:IT & Telecommunication
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Nairobi

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Job Responsibilities

  • Database administration and support lifecycle including backup/recovery automation/and maintenance.
  • Supporting the development, system test, user acceptance, training, and production database environments.
  • Ensure 99.99% availability maintained for all critical databases; 
  • Ensure 95% of tickets raised are responded to within the 1st hour of incident reporting.
  • Ensure 95% of tickets raised are responded to within the 1st hour of incident reporting.
  • Ensure 90% of tickets closure is maintained; 
  • Identify and implementing Best Practices for Database Administration Liaise with vendor’s i.e. Cisco as 3rd level escalations.
  • Design BCP and HA solutions for critical systems in order to achieve zero downtime during maintenance and failures; 
  • Assist Infrastructure, Enterprise Business Unit (EBU) teams and other Technology teams with hardware and support requirements for database administration; 
  • Ensure Conformance to security standards for databases and data integrity; 
  • Develop retention policies and architecture for all systems, whilst maintaining BCP; 
  • Ensure regular reviews on ILM policies conducted; 
  • Ensure dimensioning of systems is done periodically based on demand experienced and projected; 
  • Ensure optimal performance of all systems maintained conforming to the SLA agreements between business and Quality Assurance. 
 
Qualifications
  • Degree in Computer Science or Technical Related Field; 
  • With at least 4 years’ hands on Experience in Managing large databases; 
  • Experience in Nosql databases, Mysql and other OpenSource databases platforms 
  • Experience in Oracle RAC, Dataguard, RMAN and Engineered systems.
  • Experience in Linux/Unix Operating system.
  • Database Systems Administration Techniques – understanding of DB Performance tuning on various Operating Systems, good troubleshooting skills, Database Migration and ILM techniques
  • Attention to details and analytical thinking.
  • Certifications –OCP, OCE; EXADATA Administration; MSSQL Server Administration; Hadoop Administration; Linux/ UNIX certification

 

 

 

 

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