Dickson Kimani
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Dickson Kimani

Accomplished DBA, DW & BI Admin, Technical Writer, Project Manager


Nairobi, Kenya


I am an accomplished, multi-faceted ICT professional who loves working remotely. A quick overview: • 11+ years' experience (and certification!) as a Database and Systems administrator, and a senior systems admin since 2005. Also experience in managing, tuning and administering Oracle 10g/ 11g and SQL Server 2005/ 2008/ 2012/ 2014 databases. • Skilled in Data warehousing, Systems Analysis and Business Intelligence. experience in cube and model management to implement advanced reporting, trend analysis and pattern matching business requirements, mainly for financial-services, healthcare and banking clients. Excellent understanding and implementation of client's BI needs using SSAS, SSIS and SSRS. • Windows Server and Linux admin, email administration ... moreon Exchange 2007/ 2010, and SAN implementation and administration on NetApp. Managed a team of 7, providing mission-critical IT services to a busy financial-services organization. This includes Oracle & SQL Server database administration, Windows & Linux server admin, and LAN & WAN setup and maintenance. Set up and implemented a complete ICT Disaster Recovery plan for a financial-services organization with 500+ employee, which resulted in a Business Continuity Planning (BCP) award for the org. 8+ years as an ITIL-certified ICT project manager. I act as a bridge between the technical ICT world and the 'real' world of clients who simply want technical solutions to business problems. Successfully oversaw and implemented two major recent projects - a mobile-payment and communication platform, and a workflow and document-processing solution, both for a leading healthcare provider. Finally, I am an excellent technical writer. Authored several articles and whitepapers on ICT, especially in the areas of database & systems administration and cloud computing. Also utilizes tech-writing and communication skills to better communicate with clients as a project manager and systems administrator. less

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  • Dec 2013 - Mar 2014

    Technical Blog Copy Editor Wanted

    No feedback given

    1 hour
    $20.00 / hr
    $26.67 earned

  • Jun 2013 - Mar 2014

    Technical Writer

    No feedback given

    60 hours
    $25.00 / hr
    $1,504.16 earned

  • Jul 2013 - Nov 2013

    IT Infrastructure / /consultant ( hardware and software)
    39 hours
    $25.00 / hr
    $975.00 earned

  • Nov 2010 - Apr 2013

    Freelance Writers - IT Website Content

    No feedback given

    97 hours
    $11.11 / hr
    $1,076.24 earned

  • Jun 2012 - Sep 2012

    NSF Grant / SBIR Proposal Writer

    No feedback given

    11 hours
    $14.44 / hr
    $219.29 earned

  • Jan 2012 - Apr 2012

    Fixed Price

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
UK English Basic Skills Test 4.90 Top 10% 15 mins
MS SQL Server 2000 Test 3.00 Above Average 27 mins
SQL Test 3.10 Top 20% 35 mins
MS Word 2003 Test 3.75 Top 10% 29 mins
Windows XP Test 4.00 Top 10% 19 mins
Email Etiquette Certification 4.15 Top 30% 13 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.60 Top 10% 19 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) 4.90 Top 20% 6 mins

Work History

94% Job Success
2,800 hours worked
32 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week


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