Database Administrator Grade 8: Karu/Hr/Dba/2020

Database Administrator Grade 8: Karu/Hr/Dba/2020

Karatina University



Database Administrator Grade 8: Karu/Hr/Dba/2020

Details of the offer

b) Requirements for Appointment
i) Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field from a recognized institution;

ii) At least three (3) years relevant work experience from an institution of higher

learning or a large commercial enterprise;

iii) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;

iv) Any other professional qualifications will be an added advantage.


a) Job Description
Work at this level entails:

i) Administer the modules of the different departments in the ERP Microsoft

Navision 2017 system

ii) Customize, support and maintain Microsoft NAV applications on C/SIDE

environment using C/AL programming and SQL 2016.

iii) Sustaining database security and integrity of data by assigning rights and privileges

of users.

iv) Perform daily Backups and periodic recovery using SQL Server Management

Studio 2016. This includes developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery

plans for client and server machines.

v) Software Installation and configuration of databases and test environments as well

as documenting

vi) Sustaining database security and integrity of data by creating users and assigning

permissions based on the level of access on the database

vii) Performance Monitoring and database tuning on the indexes and queries

viii)Troubleshoot various problems that arise and fix the issues; Document major

changes to the servers

ix) Create and maintain SQL queries

x) User training and supervision of ICT applications related activities in various


xi) Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security and

ensuring that they are addressed

xii) Installing and Upgrade of new applications and customizing existing applications

in order to make it fit for purpose, in liaison with the developers/ vendors.

xiii)Facilitate Service Level Agreement (SLA) negotiations for external technology


xiv)Working with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server 2012 Report Builder

3.0 in designing the needed reports in the Development system and

xv) Any other duty as may be assigned by a senior officer

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 3 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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