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SQL Database Administrator - SQL DBA - Sandton Area


My client is a top service provider in the FinTech Sector in South Africa, with offices in Europe, providing top solutions to clients in the market. 

They require an experienced SQL DBA to join their dynamic team in Fourways, rather urgently. 

You will be responsible for assisting with the design and maintenance of our operational and reporting databases.

Our systems are expanding rapidly and you will need to ensure that the mission-critical databases can scale while maintaining performance levels and high availability.




●     Strong understanding of relational database design and modelling

●     Strong experience in administering databases

●     Extensive Microsoft SQL Server experience mandatory

●     Experience with other database engines is desirable, specifically MySQL

●     Understanding of analytical databases and business intelligence is desirable

●     Experience with cloud database deployment desirable

●     IT related qualification

●     Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems



●     Assist with database design

●     Analyse, maintain and optimise existing databases

●     Analyse and optimize existing complex database queries

●     Analyze, solve and correct database related issues

●     Assist and train the development team in writing and understanding complex database queries and constructing effective schemas

●     Manage SQL Server Databases through product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems

●     Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance to ensure high levels of performance, availability

and security

●     Identify performance bottlenecks within the database and propose solutions

●     Ensure scalability of databases and high availability

●     Ensure security and availability of the database

●     Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities


Please only apply if you have the relevant experience and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Only Candidates who do mee these requirements will be considered for short-listing. 

If you have not heard from the Recruiter within 5 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. 





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R53k - 55k per month + Benefits

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