Senior SQL DBA
HR Genie
Cape Town, South Africa
2d ago
source : Executive Placements

Our client, a top employer to thousands of talented people is seeking a Senior SQL DBA to join their team in Cape town on a contract basis.

The company offers extensive growth opportunities as well as the opportunity to work with a creative and dynamic team.


  • The Senior DBA responsibilities will be as follows :
  • Performance tuning and Optimization of TSQL queries
  • Troubleshooting of production and Non-Prod issues
  • Monitoring and completion of DBA related Service Desk calls
  • Work in an agile environment with stand-ups, sprints and planning meetings
  • Backup and recovery of databases
  • Security maintenance of databases
  • Capacity Planning
  • Monitoring of SQL Server using 3rd party tools. Eg. SentryOne
  • Automation of daily DBA tasks
  • Consult with vendors on technical issues
  • 24 / 7 Standby support
  • Grade 12
  • 5 10 solid experience as a SQL Server DBA in SQL 2008 2012 2014 2016 2017
  • Sound knowledge of TSQL
  • Sound knowledge of SQL Internals
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Not required but advantageous :

  • Agile principals
  • Powershell or any other automation scripting language
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence
  • Cloud principals
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