KCB Oracle Database Administrator Job in Kenya

  • Published date: April 12, 2021
  • Category: Administrative & Office
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

KCB Bank

Oracle Database Administrator

The Position: Technology Infrastructure department oversees planning, deployment and operation of state-of-the-art infrastructure services that include server, storage, network, databases and Cloud that support mission critical services for the Bank.

The role holder will provide expertise required for planning, implementation, and operations of KCBs Oracle Database Systems.

The environment is composed of a large number of Oracle databases running on Oracle Engineered Systems that support mission critical business services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring conformance to security standards for all Oracle databases.

  • Responsible for support of Oracle database systems including but not limited to availability, performance, and reliability of database systems.

  • Responsible for interfacing with application development teams to ensure applications fit within the Oracle database systems with scalability, reliability and security designed and implemented from the onset.

  • Perform database performance analysis, tuning, capacity planning, system sizing and ongoing maintenance to ensure maximum performance.

  • Implement database backup and recovery that meet KCB’s recovery and availability requirements

  • Setup and document database related processes and procedures for Business Continuity.

  • Diagnose and solve problems including non-functional problems such as performance issues with Oracle Engineered Systems by identifying workarounds and driving resolution.


To be considered for the role, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

  • 7 years’ progressive experience in Information Technology with at least 5 years’ experience in database management in environments with Oracle RAC, Dataguard, RMAN and Exadata Engineered Systems.

  • Certification in Oracle – Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) is required.

  • Experience in Opensource SQL database (MySQL/Maria DB, PostgreSQL) an added advantage.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The above position is demanding; for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please CLICK HERE to log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

To be considered your application must be received by Tuesday 20th April 2021.

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

NB: In the event that you are invited to interview for any positions, we will require that you provide us with the following documents:

  • National I.D.

  • KRA Pin Card.

  • Birth Certificate of self.

  • Passport Photo (White Background).

  • NSSF Card.

  • NHIF Card.

  • Police Clearance Certificate (less than 5 Months old).

  • Academic and Professional certificates, including official transcripts.

  • Certificates of Service from previous employers as applicable.

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