Data Support Services Engineer (SQL DBA)
Initiate International
6d ago
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A leading dev house are on the hunt for a Data Support Services Engineer (SQL DBA) to join their team in Johannesburg. You will be responsible for managing and supporting their Database architecture, as well as optimising databases performance across functional teams internally and in production.

If you’re excited by the prospect of managing and optimising or even re-designing their company’s database architecture to support their next generation of products and database initiatives, this job could be perfect for you!Your key job responsibilities as the Data Support Services Engineer (SQL DBA) in Johannesburg will include : Maintain the performance of Internal and Production Database servers within company SLADiagnose and troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur, with an emphasis on effective communication, Route cause identification and solution trackingRoutine performance tuning of database systemsSet and help maintain database standardsManage database access and assist with developing processes for optimising database securityEnsure all Database backup strategy meets the business’s Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)Create automation for repeatable, mundane Database tasksBuild, Configure, and Manage new Database Instances, including version UpgradesCreate and manage Database Projects, Reports and Documentation, visualisations, and dashboards when requiredReview, recommend, and POC, with the chance of implementing emerging Database technologiesScheduled Operational support (Hotseat), including after hours on-call support as requiredRequirements for this Data Support Services Engineer (SQL DBA) job in Johannesburg : 5+ years of experience in a DBA Engineer role, with advanced working knowledge of SQL Server and its methodologiesComputer Science degree and or MCSA / MCSE (SQL) accreditationExperience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvementBuild processes supporting SQL Server Environments, there dependencies and workload managementA successful track record of Supporting and Managing SQL Server, including HAExperience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environmentStrong technical project management and organisational skillsKnowledge of Cloud computing / solutions

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