If you excel in IT skills and have a can-do attitude, we want to hear from you! We are on the lookout for a Database Administrator to join a well-established company within the financial services
What is expected of you?
Manage the database infrastructure, including analysing and recommending database improvements
Optimise and tune database performance, and maintain high-availability
Analyse the existing database, and subsequently develop and build scripts to propagate database changes
Back-up and restore data
Interact with business, evaluate vendor products, and subsequently recommending applicable applications
Administer and configure software applications, and ensure availability to business
Maintain service level, solutions availability, capacity management and performance measurement
Assist in other tasks as directed by the Team Leader
What are you expected to bring?
A Bachelor’s Degree or a relevant academic qualification at NQF level 6
Database Administration certification(s) would be considered an asset
A minimum of 2 years’ working experience in an IT environment with database administration
Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server databases, best practices and SQL performance optimisation
Ability to write complex Transact-SQL scripts
Knowledge of Windows Server administration and IIS would be considered an asset
Knowledge of software development methodologies like Agile and Scrum for software delivery, bug tracking systems, and team collaboration software such as JIRA and Confluence and their use would be considered an asset
What’s in it for you?
Competitive remuneration package
Pleasant working environment