Equity Bank Limited

Database Administrator Job Kenya

February 16, 2024
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Job Description

Database Administrator Job Kenya

Since inception in 2015, Equity Afia has established over 100 primary healthcare centres located in 39 counties across Kenya under the umbrella of the Equity Group Foundation. Its vision is to champion affordable and accessible healthcare in Africa and its mission is to provide access to inclusive quality healthcare and health financing to enable people lead productive lives. Equity Afia operates through a Franchise model and the current clinics are owned and managed by doctors.

Position Overview:

Leading a team of software developers, the Database Administrator will analyse the network’s database needs and performance and develop long term strategy for data storage. She/he will establish policies, procedures related to data security and integrity and monitor and limit database access as needed. The incumbent will oversee the design, development, testing, training, maintenance of the systems that manage internal databases for the network.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor database performance: To monitor and ensure availability and performance of all database applications meet the required service levels.
  • Design and Implement databases: To create new database solutions and implement them properly.
  • Run database backups and tests: To ensure that Equity Afia’s mission critical databases are well backed up and adequate tests carried out with key stakeholders to ensure the integrity and correctness of the transactions.
  • Write and maintain documentations: To create and maintain all database documentations that are not limited to data policies and procedures.
  • Control Security, access and permissions: to ensure that adequate database and application controls are implemented to protect the hospitals key applications, databases and users.
  • Application development: To ensure that IT applications are developed and managed in accordance with appropriate procedures, standards and agreed service levels.
  • Ensure compliance with ICT change management processes.
  • Liaise with the ICT team to provide after-hour support to the EQA facilities on application performance and maintenance.
  • Coordinate key performance indicator reports on the database and the application performance.
  • Set of data synchronization for new clinics and monitoring existing clinics to ensure real time data replication between the head office server and the clinics servers.



  • Degree in Computer Science or its equivalent
  • Training on applications development including using tools such as ASP.net, Java, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Python
  • Oracle/SQL Database training and certification is a must.
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in application development and database administration in software development, implementation, and customization.
  • Demonstrates high degree of professional competence, high levels of accountability, Critical thinker and attention to details.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and compelling manner to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think analytically, with a keen attention to detail.
  • A passion for innovation, staying ahead of industry trends, and leveraging data to drive continuous improvement.


: Equity Group Holdings

Employment Type

: Regular

Job Level

: Non-Management

: Day Job

Job Shift

Database Administrator Job Kenya