Assistant Manager (ICT) – Database Administrator at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

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…

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Assistant Manager (ICT) – Database Administrator

Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
Experience 1 – 4 years
Location Nairobi
Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

Purpose of the job
Database Administration in enterprise systems.
Key Responsibilities of the job

Formulation and implementation of strategies, policies and procedures on database’s availability, security and recoverability.
Identification and resolution of database issues to ensure services are available as required for business operations.
Research, development and application of emerging technologies in database administration;
Documentation of database configurations.
Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) and data security requirements
Management of Performance, Audit and Integrity programmes

   Academic qualification:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or any other IT related field from a recognized university.
Post Graduate degree in IT related field is an added advantage.

 Professional Qualifications

Certification in any of the following; Database Administration (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, etc.), System Administration (Red Hat Linux/windows)
IT Governance e.g. COBIT 5 or ITIL, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Project Management certification is an added advantage
Membership in a recognized IT related professional body.

 Work experience

The post holder to have at least Four (4) years’ experience in Database Administration in a large or busy organization with at least one (1) year in a supervisory role.
Working Knowledge of relational databases (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, etc.) and common operating systems platforms i.e. Linux or Windows
Project management. 

Key Competencies:

Resilience, Focus, result oriented and a team player
Strong analytical, diagnostic, decision making and problem solving skills
Attention to details and ability to work under minimum supervision.
Proactivity and strong interpersonal skills

Method of Application


Go to 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
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
 Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) on to apply

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