DBA SpecialistDBA Specialist
Nedbank
Johannesburg, ZA
5d ago

Job Purpose

  • Provide Optim support for the bank. The function is to ensure the installation; design; configuration; upgrade; administration;
  • monitoring and maintenance of the Optim toolset and associated software products in support of operational systems and the development environment.

    To also ensure the integrity; reliability; efficiency and security of enterprise data.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain stakeholder relationships. Ensure client needs are understood and met. Build client relationships by providing first line support, standby and acting within mandate.
  • Ensure stakeholders are informed of database changes / enhancements through participation in progress reports.
  • Contribute to a culture of transformation by participating in Nedbank culture building initiatives, business strategy, and CSI.
  • Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise, ensuring personal and professional growth.
  • Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and values, leading by example. Identify opportunities to improve or enhance processes, adding value to Nedbank.
  • Ensure that all financial recoveries are captured in the correct and appropriate financial systems within specified timelines.

    Ensure improved database performance.

  • Ensure that version control procedures are observed, apply fixes and maintain supplier and user documentation in conjunction with specialist.
  • Monitor archiving activities and ensure efficient access to data. Resolve work obstacles by providing input in a variety of database integration issues.

    Participate in optimisation of database performance and resource usage.

  • Ensure smooth workflow. Participate in disaster recovery by planning, testing and ensuring recovery plans are updated.
  • Document and implement archiving related scripts and queries. Participate in setting standards for archiving and database administration.
  • Comply with policies, standards and procedures.
  • Participate in root cause analyses on incidents / problems experienced. Identify database problems through online monitoring and preventative maintenance.
  • Contribute to the achievement of team goals. Ensure knowledge management, continuity and team success through constructive participation in a diverse team and by sharing knowledge with team.
  • Prepare for the next level job by actively participate in job shadowing. Broaden knowledge by attending conferences, forums relevant to remaining current in field.
  • Participate in skills development of junior Optim Specialists by providing technical mentoring to peers

    People Specification

    Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
  • Preferred Certifications

  • Optim Certification on domain technologies with DB related knowledge and experience
  • Type of Exposure

  • Achieved transformation and innovation results
  • Delivered compliance risk management programmes and advice
  • Designed Workforce Planning Solutions
  • Improved transformation and culture
  • Established regulatory monitoring)
  • Minimum Experience Level

  • 4- 6 years exposure to IT environment with 4 years DBA expereince
  • Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Administrative procedures and systems
  • Business principles
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Cluster specific operations
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Business writing skills
  • Information Technology concepts
  • Governance, risk and controls
  • Specific technology of relevant to domain
  • Data base Administration (DBA) Principles and Admin Concepts
  • Relational database
  • Database Restore and Recoveries
  • Managing Work
  • Technical / Professional Knowledge and Skills
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