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Job title: Senior Database Administrator (6-month contract)
Employment type: Contract
Experience: 5 to 7 years
Salary: R25000 to R50000
Job published: 19 February 2021
Job reference no: 1153763280

Job Description

A governance, risk, compliance and collaboration solution provider within the Information Systems Industry, seeks to employ a Database Administrator on an initial 6-month contract, with the potential of extension.


Minimum requirements:

- Completed degree in related discipline (Computer Science / Information Systems or equivalent)

- 5+ years' experience in Database Administration


Advantageous skills / experience:

- Fluent English (verbal / written)

- Professional appearance

- Presentation skills

- Analytical capabilities, methodical approach to problem-solving.

- Organise work independently and work efficiently.

- Advanced Time Management Expert.

- Be able to travel on national basis if needed.

- Render functional support to the customer via onsite, telephonic, email, Skype and Team Viewer


Key Responsibilities:

- Maintenance and administration of database systems for organization (Postgres, Oracle, MySQL exposure)

- Database maintenance including job management, space management, automated backups and automated restores

- Database availability including process management, index maintenance

- Database security including surface area management, database integrity and user access control

- Database monitoring using a variety of tools

- Implement data change requests

- Performance tuning

- Writing SQL code (intermediate to advanced level)

- Troubleshooting database errors

- Define and document database standards and processes

- Command line scripting