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.
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
Essential Qualifications - NQF Level
Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
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 terms and definitions
Cluster specific operations
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
Database Restore and Recoveries
Technical / Professional Knowledge and Skills