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11 Feb 2021

Database Adminstrator at ZCAS

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Job Description

Reports to: Senior Systems Analyst

Purpose of the Job: Responsible for designing, implementing and administering of database systems.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintains and updates the ZCAS website.
  • Sets up and tests new databases and data handling systems.
  • Monitors database efficiency.
  • Sustains the security and integrity of data.
  • Coordinates the development and delivery of an education and training programme
    on databases for staff and students.
  • Coordinates and the implements the ZCAS database policies, standards, procedures
    and over see their dissemination.
  • Ensures that all database systems are computerized and integrated.
  • Manages user accounts – Database Management and Administration.
  • Prepares and submits to the Senior Systems Analyst required reports on a regular
  • Managing installation of Moodle and backups.
  • Sets up backup strategies and disaster recovery of all databases

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Grade 12 or Form V Certificate with 5 “O” levels with a credit in English and Mathematics.
  2. A Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Data Analytics or related Programmes.
  3. Certification in Oracle, MSSQL will be an added advantage.
  4. At least Four years’ experience with databases.

Skills and Attributes

  • Proficient at Microsoft Access, MariaDB, MySQL, MSSQL, PHP and WordPress
  • Knowledge of installation of Moodle and website design
  • Good knowledge of CentOS and Ubuntu Linux
  • Good knowledge of Plesk and Cloud Computing
  • Team Player
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure and irregular hours on some days and occasionally on
    weekends and public holidays
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Method of Application

Interested qualified persons should address their applications to:

Registrar and Board Secretary


Dedan Kimathi Road

P.O.BOX 35243


[email protected]

Enclose certified photocopies of academic and professional qualifications, National Registration Card and detailed signed curriculum vitae. Closing date for receipt of applications will be 19th February, 2021.


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