Senior ICT Officer, Database Administrator at Mount Kenya University

January 24, 2023
Application ends: February 7, 2023
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Job Description

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining database standards and policies
  • Supporting database design, creation, and testing activities
  • Managing the database availability and performance, including incident and problem management
  • Administering database objects to achieve optimum utilization
  • Defining and implementing event triggers that will alert on potential database performance or integrity issues
  • Performing database housekeeping, such as tuning, indexing, etc.
  • Monitoring usage, transaction volumes, response times, concurrency levels, etc.
  • Identifying reporting, and managing database security issues, audit trails, and forensics
  • Designing database backup, archiving, and storage strategy

Desired Qualities and Skills        

  • Good technical knowledge of databases and query languages.
  • strong verbal and written communication skills, to explain to users how the database works, and to keep clear records of changes you have made.
  • analytical skills.
  • a logical approach to problem-solving.
  • to pay attention to detail