ICEA Lion Group Database Administrator

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004508
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Html Department
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

ICEA Lion Group Database Administrator Positions in Kenya

Job Summary

The individual in this role will be tasked with designing, implementing, and administering ICEA LION Group’s Enterprise Database (DB) Systems. This involves performance tuning, capacity planning, continuity management, and second-line support for databases utilized in various systems, including Enterprise Resource Planning, Core Business, Business Analytics, Customer Relationship, and other supporting applications within the Group.


  • Design, administer, and support databases in development, test, and production environments, both on-premises and in cloud environments.
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure and other Technology teams on hardware requirements and support needs.
  • Ensure database security, integrity, and compliance with established standards.
  • Implement backup and recovery strategies for business databases.
  • Conduct regular reviews to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, configuration guidelines, and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for database architecture, security, configuration, and operations for all systems.
  • Perform capacity planning and optimize database performance.
  • Design Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and High Availability solutions for databases.
  • Manage database projects in collaboration with Applications, Software, and IT security teams.
  • Monitor and enhance database system performance in alignment with Service Level Agreements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or a related field.
  • Three (3) years of experience managing relational and non-relational databases.
  • Proficiency in physical database design.
  • Experience in Microsoft SQL Server Systems and MySQL Administration.
  • Understanding of data reporting and visualization, e.g., dashboards.
  • Experience linking disconnected data sets to meet business requirements.
  • Strong analytical skills, especially in data consolidation from diverse data sets.
  • Proven experience in data warehouse management & ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes.
  • Relevant database certifications on MS-SQL.
  • Familiarity with other database systems such as PostgreSQL, Cloud SQL, NoSQL, and other common and emerging open-source database technologies.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server and Linux Operating Systems and Database licensing models.
  • Good communication skills (oral & written).