2 Database Administration Jobs in Kenya

Position: Information Communication
& Technology Officer (Database Administration)

Job Group KNH8 (2 POSTS)

Job Description

The ICT Officer
(Database administration) will be responsible for the performance, integrity
and security of the Hospital databases.


  • Establishes
    the needs of users and monitoring user access and security

  • Creates
    and maintains all databases required for development, testing, training
    and production

  • Designing
    databases for maximal performance, scalability, flexibility, and

  • Performs
    the capacity planning required to create and maintain the The DBA works
    closely with system administration staff.

  • Performs
    ongoing tuning of the database

  • Plans
    and implements backup and recovery of the

  • Controls
    migrations of programs, database changes, reference data changes and menu
    changes through the development life

  • Implements
    and enforces security for all of the

  • Performs
    database re-organizations as required to assist performance and ensure
    maximum uptime of the database.

  • Puts
    standards in place to ensure that all application design and code is
    produced with proper integrity, security and performance. The DBA will
    perform reviews on the design and code frequently to ensure the site
    standards are being adhered to.

  • Provides
    technical support to application development

  • Enforces
    and maintains database constraints to ensure integrity of the

  • Administers
    all database objects, including tables, clusters, indexes, views,
    sequences, packages and

  • Assists
    with impact analysis of any changes made to the database

  • Troubleshoots
    problems regarding the databases, applications and development

  • Create
    new database users as

  • Manage
    sharing of resources amongst

  • The
    DBA has ultimate responsibility for the physical and logical database

  • Undertake
    such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent
    with the level of responsibility of this job role.


  • Bachelor’s
    degree in any of the following field: Computer science, Computer software, Information Technology or equivalent
    qualification from a recognized institution

  • Good
    knowledge of database security

  • Good
    understanding of at least one of Linux or UNIX operating

  • DBA
    certification required: Oracle DBA, MCDBA, or

  • Complied
    with the requirements of chapter six (6) of the constitution of Kenya, 2010.

How to apply

All those Interested in
the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and
fill the application form available at KNH Website www.knh.or.ke.
The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications,
experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates
must be submitted on or 13th April
to the address below:-

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202


“Kenyatta National
Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with
disabilities are encouraged to apply”

NB: Only shortlisted candidates
 be contacted and must
 present  the
 following documents during the

  • A certificate of good conduct
    from the National Police Service

  • EACC Clearance

  • Credit Reference Bureau

  • HELB Compliance

  • KRA Tax Compliance



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