Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Supervisor – Database Administrator (DBA).

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Supervisor – Database Administrator (DBA)

Job Summary:     

This role is responsible for installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of databases

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertakes planning for database installations.
  • Carries out database software installation and configuration
  • Performs software upgrades and patching.
  • Performs database monitoring, troubleshooting and performance tuning.
  • Implements database security as per security policy
  • Develops strategy for database backup, testing and recovery
  • Undertaking data Backup and Recovery
  • Carries out database changes and updates during deployments of application releases.
  • Maintains documentation for all database instance parameters and system settings
  • Performs appropriate database sizing activities and capacity planning
  • Executes data extraction for reporting as per user requests.
  • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001:2015 and 27001:2013) and data security requirements

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

Professional Qualifications  

 Required Certification

  • Certification in Database administration.
  • Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/Microsoft Certified Engineer

The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • COBIT 5
  • ITIL
  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • JBOSS, Oracle Weblogic  

Relevant Work Experience Required

  • Have at least three (3) years hands-on experience in RDBMS installation, tuning and troubleshooting in a busy environment.
  • Have working experience in Unix and Windows operating systems in a busy environment

Skills Required:

  • Ability to manage enterprise databases on RDBMS like Oracle, Postgress, MySql and MS SQL Server.
  • Demonstrate ability to diagnose and performance tune databases for optimal performance
  • Experience in Programming/scripting languages such as SQL, PL/SQL
  • Ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations,

Job Application Guidelines


  • Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  • Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

If you experience any delay in receiving an email notification at the end of the e-recruitment registration process, please refresh your email. In case of any challenge, please send your query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

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