Latest Jobs at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Latest Jobs at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Deadline of these Jobs: 14 December 2022

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisio...

Supervisor – Data Warehouse & BI (Database Administration)

Job Summary

This role is responsible for administration and maintenance of organisation wide Data Warehouse

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance, development, deployment and scheduling of ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) workflows in the data warehouse ecosystem
  • Maintenance, development and deployment of Business Intelligence(BI) catalogues/reports/dashboards in the data warehouse ecosystem
  • Maintains the data warehouse architecture and all related documentation
  • installation, upgrading, patching, migration and decommissioning of all the systems/tools within the data warehouse ecosystem
  • Reviews backup designs and recovery policies and documentation for the Data warehouse
  • Ensures Data Quality and Integrity of the data warehouse is maintained.
  • Integration of diverse data sources with the data warehouse.
  • Works with Techno-Functional consultants to identify and understand Source Data Systems.
  • Uses Business Intelligence tools and OLAP cubes to generate analytical reports on large volumes of data
  • Monitors and performs tuning of data warehouse ecosystem
  • Manages user requests for reports extraction and data mining
  • Carries out configuration and testing of data warehouse ecosystem
  • Manages the execution of data loading scripts.
  • Ensures all activities are in conformity with established policies and procedures that will sustain database system’s availability, security and recoverability
  • Liaises with other section/s in regards to capacity Planning and ensuring optimal utilization of the data warehouse resources.
  • 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.

 The following certifications/training will be an added advantage:

  • Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/Microsoft Certified Engineer
  • IT Governance e.g. COBIT 5 or ITIL
  • Web Application Servers i.e. Tomcat and JBOSS, Web Logic
  • ETL Tools e.g Informatica Power Center, Oracle Data Integrator, etc
  • BI Tools e.g OBIEE, PowerBI, etc

Relevant Work Experience

  • Have at least three (3) years working experience in management of data warehousing & BI in a busy environment

Skills Required   

  • Sound experience in Database Administration
  • Experience in managing ETL tools such as Informatica Power Centre or ODI.
  • Experience in managing BI tools such as Oracle BI/Power Bi.
  • Experience in Programming/scripting languages such as SQL, PL/SQL or other programming languages (Perl, PHP)
  • Experience in administration of Engineered Systems e.g Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalytics will be an added advantageAbility to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations

Competencies Required       

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Supervisor – Database Administrator 

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.
  • Manage database performance and capacity through regular tuning, optimization, archiving and taking remedial actions as necessary.
  • Implements database security as per security policy
  • Develops strategy for database backup, testing and recovery
  • Undertaking data Backup, testing and Recovery
  • Carries out database changes and updates during deployments of application releases.
  • Monitor database health condition and ensure resolution of any issues arising.
  • 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:

  • IT Governance e.g. COBIT 5 or ITIL
  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • Project Management  

Relevant Work Experience

  • 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

Competencies Required       

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Assistant Manager – Data Warehouse

Job Summary

This role is responsible for administration and maintenance of organisation wide Data Warehouse ecosystem

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages day-to-day operations of Data Warehouse and BI Team and supervision of staff in this Unit.
  • Plans and reviews systems deployment and performance requirements.
  • Administers the data warehousing environment, including installation, configuration, security, testing, data growth, performance and troubleshooting, platform upgrades, support agreements and disaster recovery.
  • Develops, tests and deploys extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) processes.
  • Manages scheduling of ETL processes.
  • Manages the Data warehouse and Business Intelligence IT Infrastructure.
  • Oversees the evaluation, design and implementation of database enhancements.
  • Integration of diverse data sources with the data warehouse.
  • Ensure quality and integrity of Data Warehouse is maintained.
  • Liaises with other section/s in regards to capacity Planning and ensuring optimal utilization of the database system resources.
  • 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.

The following certifications/training will be an added advantage:

  • Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/Microsoft Certified Engineer
  • IT Governance e.g. COBIT 5 or ITIL
  • PRINCE2
  • ETL Tools e.g Informatica Power Center, Oracle Data Integrator, etc
  • BI Tools e.g OBIEE, PowerBI, etc

Relevant Work Experience

  • Have at least four (4) years’ working experience in management of data warehousing & BI in a busy environment; one (1) of which should have been at a supervisory role

Technical Skills Required 

  • Sound experience in Database Administration.
  • Experience in managing ETL tools such as Informatica Power Centre or ODI.
  • Experience in managing BI tools such as Oracle BI/Power Bi.
  • Experience in Programming/scripting languages such as SQL, PL/SQL or other programming languages (Perl, PHP)
  • Experience in administration of Engineered Systems e.g Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalytics will be an added advantage

Competencies Required       

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Report writing skills

Assistant Manager- System Administration

Job Summary

Responsible for planning, installation, configuration and management of systems and applications software at secondary and DR sites.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and regularly reviews guidelines and methods for the installation and management of the operating systems and applications in secondary and DR sites.
  • Installs, configures and maintains systems and utility software.
  • Performs systems monitoring and takes corrective actions
  • Performs troubleshooting as required and leads problem-solving efforts including engaging vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.
  • Develops system and application implementation plans, customises scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability.
  • Develops and implements procedures to maintain systems security and protect systems from unauthorized use and user abuse as per security policy.
  • Develops procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration data, applications and configuration settings.
  • Oversees backups, testing of backups and restoration of data and services.
  • Implement security controls in systems/applications thus ensuring confidentiality and integrity of data.
  • Participate in the formulation of IT policies, practices and procedures
  • Participate in the formulation of IT policies, practices and procedures
  • Works closely with Assistant Manager, systems administration at Primary site to ensure business services continuity.
  • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) and data security requirements.

Academic and Professional 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

  • Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/Microsoft Certified Engineer

The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • IT Governance e.g. COBIT 5 or ITIL
  • PRINCE2
  • Web Application Servers i.e. Tomcat and JBOSS, Web Logic
  • Virtualization software training i.e. VM Ware, Citrix, Hyper-V

Relevant Work Experience

  • Have at least Four (4) years working experience in Unix and Windows operating systems in a busy environment, with at least one (1) year at supervisory level.
  • Experience in administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies.

Technical Skills Required   

  • Ability to manage large systems installations including mix of Operating system, databases and applications
  • Ability to secure installations including planning for and ensuring business continuity.
  • Ability to manage SAN systems.
  • Ability to administer leading e-mail systems

Competencies Required       

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Report writing skills

Supervisor – Systems Administration

Job Summary

This role is responsible for installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of systems and applications software in the data centre.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts software installation and configuration.
  • Undertakes Software upgrades and patching.
  • Carries out application deployment.
  • Performs System monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning.
  • Set up and configuration of information systems environment
  • Respond to requests in accordance with established procedures
  • Implements systems security configurations as per security policy.
  • Develops strategy for data backup, testing and recovery
  • Implementing Backup and Recovery procedures
  • Backups monitoring and testing
  • Develops scripts to automate routine system functions where applicable.
  • Manages Administration of mail and collaboration services.
  • Develops procedure manuals for the unit.

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

  • Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/MCSA Certification – Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • IT Governance e.g. COBIT 5 or ITIL
  • Oracle Certified Administrator
  • SAN storage management
  • JBOSS/Weblogic Administrator
  • CCNA Certification – CISCO Certified Network Associate

Relevant Work Experience 

  • Have at least three (3) years working experience in UNIX and Windows operating systems in a busy environment.

 Skills Required  

  • Experience in administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies.
  • Ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations.
  • Ability to manage large systems installations including mix of Operating system, databases and applications
  • Ability to secure installations including planning for and ensuring business continuity.
  • Skills in working with information management tools.
  • Ability to manage SAN systems.

Competencies Required    

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Officer – Systems Administrator

Job Summary

This role is responsible for performing software installation and configuration, systems monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting and securing systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Configure servers as per user requirements.
  • Installs, configures and maintains software
  • Implements relevant software updates and patches and service packs on servers to ensure they are up to date;
  • Monitors system performance and address potential issues to ensure services are available;
  • Deploys application software releases as per deployment instructions
  • Maintains documentation for server parameters and system settings.
  • Reviews documented processes and procedures including server inventory.
  • Provides technical assistance and subject matter expertise to Authority applications developers and testers.
  • Implements security procedures to secure systems.
  • Performs backup operations and recovery.
  • 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

  • Red Hat
  • Unix
  • Linux Certified Systems Administrator
  • Microsoft Certified Engineer

The following certifications will be an added advantage:COBIT 5

  • ITIL
  • PRINCE2
  • Web Application Servers i.e. Tomcat and JBOSS, Web Logic
  • Virtualization software training i.e. VM Ware, Citrix, Hyper-V

Relevant Work Experience

  • Have at least One (1) year working experience in Unix/ Linux/Windows operating systems in a busy environment

Technical Skills Required   

  • Ability to implement servers and storage virtualization.
  • Ability to plan and set-up server installations including security hardening and software patching.
  • Experience in administering e-mail systems
  • Ability to install and configure Unix/Linux/ Windows installations.
  • Ability to manage systems installations including mix of Operating system, databases and applications
  • Skills in Business continuity management
  • Skills to administer Web Application Servers i.e. Tomcat and JBOSS, Web Logic
  • Ability to manage databases on RDBMS like Oracle, Postgres, MySql and MS SQL Server

Competencies Required       

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 December 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 02-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-12-2066
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