e.ITI.Senior Database Administrator

Company Digital Outsource Services
Reference # JDCDBA
Published 01/02/2019
Location South Africa
We are looking for a dynamic highly skilled candidate to join our Database Administrator team who is passionate about data. Our team looks after a large geographically distributed Microsoft SQL Environment that utilizes many of the latest SQL functionality, and constantly seeks to leverage new features as they become available to enhance performance and reduce latency between our systems. Our business is fast paced and requires data that is real time, accurate and responsive. To accomplish this, the team works closely with our Development and Business Intelligence departments to not only provide data, but supply input into best practices to ensure we meet the business expectations. Come join our team and advance your SQL skills to new heights.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Ecommerce
Duties will include, but not limited to:

•Administer Microsoft SQL Server database environments
•T-SQL Scripting and development on both new and existing functions
•Troubleshoot and resolve server, database and data issues
•Security maintenance of server and database
•Maintenance and monitoring of SQL environment
•Provide debugging assistance to development staff with DBMS
•Monitoring and completion of all DBA related Servicedesk calls
•Backup setup and monitoring
•Participates in providing 7-day/24 hour on-call support.
•Minimum 10 years SQL database administration experience
•Relevant SQL certification / degree / diploma
•Microsoft SQL Server 2008 / 2012 / 2014/ 2016 experience with database administration, including installation and troubleshooting issues
•T-SQL Scripting experience
•Database Security
•Have in depth SQL internal knowledge
•Backup and recovery experience
•Replication experience
•Always on Experience
•Failover clustering Experience
•Partitioning Experience
•Performance tuning on SQL, Reporting services, SSIS and Cubes

Advantageous Requirements:

•SSIS experience advantageous

Personal Competencies:

•Assertive, confident and innovative
•Pro-active, organised and strong personal drive
•High numeracy, analytical, problem solving skills
•Adaptable and resourceful in an ever changing environment
•Systematic, logical and meticulous
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Sound organisational and time-management skills
•High stress tolerance

Shortlisted candidates may need to complete an assessment

*External Applications
"This position requires trust and honesty it has access to customers financial details - therefore a credit and criminal record check will be conducted."
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Job Closing Date 28/02/2019
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