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We are seeking an experienced Data Developer with expertise in SQL and Database Administration (DBA) to join our IT team. As a Data Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining robust database solutions, ensuring optimal performance and reliability. The ideal candidate should have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, a strong foundation in SQL, and comprehensive skills in database administration.

• Collaborate with cross-functional IT teams to understand data requirements and architecture goals.
• Design, develop, and maintain efficient and scalable database solutions using SQL technologies.
• Perform database administration tasks, including monitoring, tuning, and optimizing database performance.
• Design and implement data models, database schemas, and data storage solutions.
• Develop and maintain ETL processes for efficient data extraction, transformation, and loading.
• Implement and manage database security... protocols and access controls.
• Troubleshoot and resolve database issues promptly to ensure data integrity and availability.
• Collaborate with application developers to integrate databases with frontend and backend systems.
• Stay updated on emerging trends and best practices in database development and administration.
• Participate in the planning and execution of data-related projects.

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
• 3 to 5 years of proven experience as a Data Developer with strong SQL and DBA skills.
• Proficiency in database design and management, with expertise in SQL Server, MySQL, or PostgreSQL.
• Experience in database performance tuning and optimization.
• Knowledge of ETL processes and tools for data integration.
• Strong understanding of database security principles and best practices.
• Familiarity with version control systems, preferably Git.
• Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
• Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
• Proactive attitude towards learning and staying updated on industry trends.

Preferred Qualifications
• Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
• Certification in database administration (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate).
• Experience with cloud-based database solutions (e.g., Azure SQL Database, AWS RDS).
• Knowledge of NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra).
• Familiarity with data warehousing concepts and tools.
• Exposure to data governance and compliance.
• Contribution to open-source projects or a strong portfolio of previous work
Nairobi Kenya


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