Manager-Database Management 2022
Career Kenya: Manager-Database Management 2022
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Reports To:    Head of IT
Department:    IT   
Location:    Central Office

Job Purpose:    The main duties is to design, implement, administer and monitor data management systems and ensures design, consistency, quality, and security.

Key Responsibilities    % of Time 100%
•    Provides end-user support in the maintenance of all Databases required for development, testing, education and production usage.
•    Performs the capacity planning required to create and maintain the databases.
•    Plans and implements backup and recovery of the DB.
•    Participate in testing, restoring and implementing solution to the database.
•    Controls migrations of programs, database changes, reference data changes and menu changes through the development life cycle.
•    Implements and enforces security and compliance for all of the Databases.
•    Administers all database objects, including tables, clusters, indexes, views, sequences, packages and procedures.
•    Troubleshoots with problems regarding the databases, applications and development tools.
•    Write and maintain Databases changes documentation.
•    Document problems and resolutions on issues concerning database.
•    The Manager has ultimate responsibility for the physical database design and updates.
•    Performs database re-organizations as required to assist performance and ensure maximum uptime of the database.
•    Troubleshoots with problems regarding the databases, applications and development tools.
•    Manage user rights on database, Ensure logs are been updated and important services are up.
•    Assists with impact analysis of any changes made to the database objects.
•    Attending to users technical challenges especially the application development and core banking Application.
•    Enforces and maintains database constraints to ensure integrity of the database.
•    Willingness to occasionally travel to various locations where the Bank has branches
Key Relationships

Direct Reports to this Position

Customers of this Position
All Departments in the Bank
Various External Vendors

Knowledge, skills and Experience required for this Role
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Science or Engineering or Management Information Systems or in any other related
•    5 to 6 years’ experience in a busy IT department, 2 of which should be  in Database Administration.
•    Good understanding of query language(s) for database operations
•    Excellent knowledge of physical database design
•    Flexibility and adaptability
•    Business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
•    Sufficient Knowledge of Mobile applications and API’s.
•    Excellent knowledge of database backup and recovery scenarios

Competencies required for this Role
•    A good knowledge of DB security management.
•    Experience and knowledge in migrating code, database changes, data and menus through the various stages of the development life cycle.
•    A sound knowledge of both database and program code performance tuning.
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality.
•    Extensive knowledge of data privacy laws
•    Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.
•    Good knowledge in Banking applications is an added advantage
•    Ability to learn and support new systems and applications.
•    Excellent communication, decision making, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.


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