Database and System Administrator

We are a leading International Software Company looking for young and dynamic Database and System Administrators.

The applicants must fulfil the following requirements:

  • University graduate in Computer Science/Engineering or related degree from a reputable university.
  • Excellent academic performance. Only First Class or Second Class Upper Division degree holders will be considered.
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience in the technologies listed below. Note that you will be expected to pass a
  • Technical Interview.Installation and administration of Database Servers (Oracle, MS SQL, Mongo DB, Postgres etc)
  • Basic Server Hardware Administration and Troubleshooting
  • SQL Programming and Performance Tuning/Optimization
  • Unix/Windows Shell Scripting/Programming
  • Operating System Administration (Windows and Linux/Unix). The candidate should be able to install, and trouble shoot OS level problems.
  • Basic programming knowledge in Java, C/C++ etc. The ideal is that the candidate should be able to perform basic trouble shooting of an application
  • Knowledge of Source Code Management (SCM) tools and Version Control (e.g. SVN, Git etc)
  • Basic Networking Administration and Troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of Virtualization technologies and their administration (e.g. MS Hypervisor, KVM, ZEN, Ovirt etc) is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Application Containerization technologies and their administration (e.g. Docker etc) is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies and their administration (e.g. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure etc) is an added advantage
  • An innovative spirit: This is a challenging technical job that requires creativity in generation of ideas and unique solutions to technical problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be expected to participate in preparation of both
  • Technical and End User oriented Documentation.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills and a good team player. You will often work in Teams composed of colleagues of diverse skill-sets in addition to fellow Software Developers. Good synergy with your colleagues will therefore be critical to your success.
  • Readiness to be assigned to projects outside Kenya where the need arises.


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All interested applicants should submit an application with a well written CV (properly structured and clearly formatted) that clearly shows your main academic qualifications, professional certifications and briefly explains the main projects you have participated in the past; and that demonstrate relevant experience.

About Indra

Indra is one of the main global consulting and technology companies and the technology partner for core business operations of its clients businesses throughout the world. It provides unique in-house solutions and advanced and high added value technology services that allow its customers to solve their most critical issues and enhance their processes, efficiency, profitability and differentiation. Indra is a world leader in the development of comprehensive technological solutions in fields such as Defense & Security, Transport & Traffic, Energy & Industry, Telecommunications & Media, Financial Services and Public Administrations & Healthcare. Through its Minsait unit, it provides a response to the challenges of digital transformation. Our vision As a corporate project, the Indra vision has always been long-term and has been founded upon the firm belief that maintaining a company profile focused on innovation with a solid technological base and offering premium solutions to leading clients allow us to generate increased growth and profitability and, thereby, acquire the capacity to create value in the short-, medium- and long-term. In 2004, following a period of consultation and feedback with company professionals, we defined our vision as follows: "To be an innovative knowledge-based company in our relations with internal and external stakeholders (shareholders, professionals, clients, etc.), with the institutions that cultivate and develop this knowledge, and with the communities in which we operate."