SQL Database Administrator
Capetown, South Africa
5d ago

Responsible for quality control and auditing of databases to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data. Manages and grants access to the various databases.

Works directly with users to resolve data conflicts and inappropriate data usage and may manipulate data within accordance of organisation standards.

Directs the maintenance and use of the corporate data dictionary.


  • Responsible for the definition, creation and maintenance of Client application database structures
  • Analyze, test, and implement physical database designs supporting business applications
  • Ensure data recoverability, database availability, data integrity, agreed level of performance and capacity planning for physical databases
  • SQL Server DBMS installation, configuration and overall management
  • Documentation and MIS collection for the assigned application area databases.
  • Research and development of technical area assigned.
  • Team player
  • Escalation of issues, incidents and risks to management when they arise.
  • Setup and coordinate client application area interaction on a regular basis
  • Ensure maintenance plans and documentation are in place, re-visited and updated at least once quarterly or after changes impacting the application area.
  • DBA process refinement.

  • At least three years DBA working experience AND at least eight years DBA experience for a Senior role
  • Experience need to include all disciplines of DBA work administration, performance tuning, security, backup and recovery etc.
  • Microsoft SQL Server Database certification recommended
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server, Sound working knowledge of the operating system SQL reside on and SQL’s usage of underlying infrastructure
  • Knowledge of general database concepts
  • Understanding up to SQL Server 2016
  • Working knowledge and understanding of SQL2012 & 2014
  • Basic knowledge of underlying operating systems the DB resides on
  • Working knowledge and sound understanding of all available products, services and resources in the SQL Server suite of products
  • KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS : Database Knowledge , IT Data Analysis , Data Security , Risk Management , Reporting and Administration

    QUALIFICATIONS : Degree or a Diploma with three to four years related experience

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