IT graduates can apply for jobs of Database Administrator at Q Sourcing

Job Title:    Database Administrator (5 Job Opportunities)

Q Sourcing is an East African human resource consulting and outsourcing company, combining unparalleled

experience and expertise across business functions.

Job Summary: The Database Administrator will provide Administration and maintenance of databases in the company in a 24 x 7, 99% uptime environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the organizations databases.
  • Maintain, tune and patch databases for optimum performance and security.
  • In charge of the designing, implementing and testing of new databases.
  • Actively participate in the design of new databases with consideration to your expertise.
  • Ensure changes are planned and implemented in a sound low risk manner with minimal system outages.
  • Prepare and maintain key team support documents.
  • Offer on-call support and participate in 24 x 7 roster rotation groups.
  • Assist Service Management and Application teams in solving problems.
  • Provide solutions architecture advice (where qualified / experienced to do so).
  • Provide Technical Project Management (where experience and asked to do so).
  • Provide technical support for costing solutions (hardware, software, and implementation labour), where experienced and / or being coached in doing so.
  • Escalate problems and concerns to the manager.
  • Monitoring the backups on the Oracle databases.
  • Performing database recovery tests with existing backups
  • Network backup monitoring.
  • Oracle Database licensing Database security and integrity of Data.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Database Administrator should hold a Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field. OR equivalent qualification
  • Possession of Oracle, SQL administration certifications (Added advantage).
  • A minimum of two years’ administrative experience with clustered databases.
  • Proficiency in working in a redundant 24 x 7 high availability environment.
  • Proficiency in backup technologies, preferably EMC
  • Ability to perform calmly but efficiently and logically under stressful environments.
  • Ability to use rman for database backup and recovery.

Age: 25 years and above

How to Apply for the job: 

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a comprehensive CV by e-mail to

Note: Kindly mark your application as “Application _Database Administrator” in the subject
line of your email.

Deadline: 16th February, 2015 by 5:00 PM

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