Vacancies in Techsavanna, Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Vacancies in Techsavanna, Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

BI & Analytics Developer

 Software Design and Development

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Design and development of front-end
tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business
applications. Capturing of business applications information needs and mapping
of the same to the software and /or database components;

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Performs data modeling to analyze and
specify data structures within an application system;
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Coding of all ETL and analytics
processes used within the BI & Analytics systems;
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Development of reliable data
ingestion and preparation processes;
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Planning and delivery of highly
scalable distributed big data systems, using different open source technologies
including but not limited to Hadoop;
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Perform the necessary technical design
and development functionality to ensure that reporting needs can be effectively
developed and implemented
Testing, Troubleshooting and 3rd line Support
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Work directly with the Support teams
to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations;
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Perform root cause analysis for
recurring incidents;
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Implement troubleshooting procedures;
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Upgrading products/services and
applying patches as necessary;
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Maintaining and modifying
reports/queries on an as-needed basis ;
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Managing and supporting the security
implementation ;
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Scheduling batch jobs with the IT
operations staff;
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Troubleshooting database connectivity
issues;
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Providing assistance to other
technical areas as required;
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Maintaining, coordinating back up and
restoring the ETL and Reports repositories and other Systems binaries and
source
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Conduct business user requirements
analysis and specification with relevant stakeholders;
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Specify system requirements for the
solution of complex business problems and formulates designs for their solutions;
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Perform the necessary technical
design and development functionality to ensure that business application
systems can be effectively developed and implemented;
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Interact with stakeholders to gather
and refine
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Research and provide input on design
approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various
procedures and applications;
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Generation of ideas to improve
efficiency in software and application services offered to the business, and/or
generate revenue for business;
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Participation and membership in
various technical fora for the purpose of increasing the collective knowledge
base of the
Engineer (Database Systems Automation)
Reporting
to the 
Manager
– Database Systems Support
, the position
holder will be responsible for system automation in planning, deployment,
monitoring and administration of our client’s database systems.
The
responsibilities include automation of general database administration tasks
such as software installations, system configuration, backups, system
monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting, security hardening and
configuration management.
In
this role you will be working with database planning and support teams
investigating and understanding the manual process where you will automate them
to create efficiency in the domain. Collaborating with other team members on
the Database and Cloud Administration teams, your will be required to create a
holistic approach for automation that can be extended for new tasks and database
technologies.
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Develop automation for database
administration tasks including setup, security hardening backup/recovery and
general maintenance;
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Scale database systems sustainably
through mechanisms like automation and evolve systems by pushing for changes
that improve reliability and velocity.
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Engage in and improve the whole
lifecycle of database services, from inception and design, through deployment,
operation and refinement.
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Design BCP and HA automation for
critical database systems to achieve zero downtime during maintenance and
failures;
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SLA and OLA management and adherence
for incident management and request fulfilment processes.
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Work as a team member on large,
highly complex technical projects under minimal direction and supervision.
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BSc Degree in computer science or
Engineering.
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With at least 2 years’ hands on
Experience in managing databases;
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Experience in NoSQL databases, MySQL
and other Open source databases platforms will be an added
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Database Systems Administration
Techniques – understanding of DB Performance tuning on various Operating
Systems, good troubleshooting skills, Database Migration and ILM techniques
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Experience with Configuration
Management E.g. Chef,
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Experience in scripting languages
like Python and
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Strong oral, written, interpersonal
communication and leadership
Analyst (Operational Excellence)
Reporting
to the 
Manager
– Operational Excellence
, the position
holder will be responsible for reporting on the performance of all the defined
operational processes for Technology Departments and driving process compliance
through engagements with the respective service owners.
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Engage the respective service owners
to ensure excellence in operations and service delivery.
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Prepare daily, weekly and monthly
reports on the various domains as per the defined process categories and KPIs.
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Ensure information is collected from
the correct data sources.
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Track compliance action items.
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Review and automate
reports/dashboards through own initiative or based on user requirements.
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Interact with service owners on
initiatives for continuous service improvement.
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Document the Operational Excellence
work instructions, policy and processes.
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Design report layouts to achieve
simplicity and visualization for the captured requirements.
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Degree in IT or Computer Science or
Telecommunications or Technical Related Field;
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With at least 2-3 years’ experience
in IT or GSM related role
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Experience in Basic Data Analytics
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Experience in Basic SQL, Python
scripting and Power BI will be an added advantage
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Experience in Process Governance
especially using ITIL Framework.
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Attention to details and analytical
thinking.
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Excellent communication, presentation
and interpersonal skills
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Certifications – ITIL Foundation;
CCNA; ITIL Intermediate courses and Data Analytics are an added advantage.
Manager (Operational Excellence)
Reporting
to the 
Senior
Manager – Service Management & Operational Excellence
, the position holder will be responsible for reporting on
the performance of all the defined operational processes for Technology
Departments and driving process compliance through engagements with the
respective service owners.
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Work with managers to interpret data
provided in reports; clarify data and respond to additional requests for
information
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Review current reports and present
recommendations on alternative and/or incremental automated reports to improve
visibility, efficiency, cost improvement, workflow management and communication
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Develop new reports and modifying
existing reports, both proactively and in response to client request; or to
improve operational efficiencies
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Create and maintain databases and
management reports, interpreting data and identifying trends for managers
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Improve measurement and visibility of
Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
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Provide daily/weekly/monthly
operations performance metrics in a timely manner with data integrity
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Have an overall passion for
technology
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Finding creative and innovative ways
to solving problems
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Candidate must be thorough and give
attention to detail
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Good business writing and
presentation skills
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Analytical thinking and the ability
to break down the components but still be able to see the bigger
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Customer focused and the ability to
build working relationships
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Achievement driven and delivery
focused while maintaining the required
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Contribute to team success by
motivating
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Candidate should demonstrate the
ability to plan and manage a multitude of
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Degree in IT or Computer Science or
Telecommunications or Technical Related Field;
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With at least 3-5 years’ experience
in IT or GSM related role
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A working understanding of Data
Analytics
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Experience in Process Governance
especially using ITIL Framework
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Attention to details and analytical
thinking
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Excellent people management skills
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Certifications – ITIL Foundation;
ITIL Intermediate courses and Data Analytics; Software Development or Network
related certifications
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Ability and willingness to learn new
technologies quickly
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Excellent verbal and written
communications skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in
business terms
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Solid technical knowledge of varying
databases, data analysis and data repository technologies
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Strong technical knowledge and
experience related to data integration and reporting
If
you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary
qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone
contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate
for the role, 
clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below.

info@techsavanna.technology

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