Kobby Technologies Lead Oracle Apps DBA Job Vacancy in Kenya

Kobby Technologies

Position Title: Lead Oracle Apps DBA

Kobby Technologies (www.kobby.co.ke) was founded in 2015 as a provider of consultancy services that help organizations get the maximum value from their IT investment.

We are a young, progressive, and dynamic firm whose consultants have a wealth of experience of over 6 years in ICT disciplines and who are driven by the desire to provide consultancy advice that is responsive to our client needs.

We build relationships by providing services based on quality and integrity.

We are particularly focused on ensuring that our work and the development of our business, benefits the countries in which we work.

In addition, we have a strategy and client service philosophy that ensures that our clients receive high quality service delivery.

We have partnered with industry OEMs such as Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, VMware, SUSE, Micro Focus and Symantec to stay ahead of technology and offer unparalleled skills to our clients.

We offer technical professional services to organizations in the Public Sector, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Humanitarian, Telcos, Manufacturing, Distribution and FMCG.

Kobby has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, with operations spreading across the Eastern African region
with a presence in Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda.

We have expanded our technical expertise to 50+ consultants and extended offices in Uganda and Tanzania to closely meet the needs of our customers.

In line with our growth strategy, we would like to fill the following vacancy within our Technical Department.

Lead Oracle Apps DBA

Engagement: Full-time

Reporting to: Head – Technical Operations

Probation period: 3 months

In this capacity, the professional will:

  • Lead a team of Oracle DBAs to offer enterprise database consultancy to clients in a way that
    ensures integrity, performance, and reliability.
  • Coordinate activities performed by the team, track, and report on team activities, define and
    document team processes, troubleshoot escalated issues and will be hands-on in operational
    Apps and Core DBA tasks which involves database monitoring, performance tuning, backup and
    recovery, installation, maintenance, and disaster recovery for Oracle EBS and Database.
    Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead other Oracle DBAs in the execution of assigned projects.
  • Defining, documenting, and maintaining Oracle DBA team processes.
  • Reporting to the Head of Technical Operations on the Oracle DBA projects and team activities
  • Installation, configuration, upgrading, administrating, monitoring, troubleshooting, cloning,
    Patching, Backup and restore of Oracle EBS. Would be responsible for reviewing
    application/databases, identify performance bottlenecks and fixing those.
  • Resolving complex issues involving database performance, database capacity, resiliency,
    stability, replication, and other key aspects of distributed database technology.
  • Responsible for physical database design and implementation, database security
    implementation and monitoring.
  • Provides hands on technical expertise, provides senior level technical guidance to staff, project
    leaders and other teams as necessary.
  • Researching and recommending solutions that best meet business needs and enterprise
    operational requirements for clients.
  • Work closely with multiple application development/implementation team(s) to implement and
    support data-oriented development efforts.
  • Good knowledge of OEM & product licensing.

Required Skills / Experience

  • Over 5 years’ experience in Oracle Apps Database Administration with at least 3 years in client
    facing roles.
  • Demonstrable experience in Oracle Database and EBS upgrades from 11g/12c to 19c.
  • 2+ years of direct IT experience supporting database environments on a UNIX/Solaris platform
  • Minimum of Oracle Database Certified Professional (OCP).
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Management Information Systems, Computer Sciences,
    Information Technology, or other Information Technology related major.
  • Experience with features such as Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), ASM and Active Data
    Guard, WebLogic, etc.
  • Ability to successfully manage/lead a team of technical IT resources with demonstrated
    progression of increased scope and complexity.
  • Proficiency with working with MS Excel, MS Word, and MS outlook.
  • Capable of understanding the technical aspects of a complex system
  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills and problem solving. Demonstrates the ability to think
    through situations outside the norm and develop appropriate solutions for isolating the root
  • Must have excellent communication skills and a passion for providing world-class service.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as with others, as part of a domestic and
    international team.
  • Excellent time management, decision making, prioritization and organization skills.
  • Good knowledge in Oracle database/E Business suite architecture and components.
  • Good knowledge of PLSQL, and SQL
  • Ability to fine tune the concurrent processing in large EBS environment.

How to Apply

To apply send your CV hr@kobby.co.ke.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis.