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Database Administrator II

Cape Town, WC
Sector: IT / Computers / Software
Posted: Tuesday, 8 January 2019
Reference: JM05/01/19





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Job Details

A dynamic IT company that delivers value-driven IT solutions is looking for a Database Administrator. Our work life revolves around our DNA. We take pride in our work; treat our colleagues, partners and our country with respect. We exercise collaborative decision-making and believe in having a balance in life. We do this all whilst being fun to be with and enjoying what we do.
The primary focus of this position is to administrate, configure, monitor and maintain our Database environment. You will need to be helpful and supportive to your team and your clients, your fellow developers. You join an energetic, focused and dynamic team.
He/She will be responsible for supporting, coordinating and maintaining the various database applications by installing, configuring, troubleshooting and repairing the databases of our various clients in the group, If you are driven and ambitious and looking for an exciting opportunity then this role is just the one for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES, NOT LIMITED TO:
• Assisting with budgeting and quotes for current and future environments
• Documentation of processes
• Orientation of new staff
• Database installs and DR environment configuration
• Database patching and upgrades
• Database backups and restores
• Implementation of database monitoring utilities
• Database performance investigations
• Structural changes and deployment of database objects
• User requests
• Standby
• POC new technologies or processes for clients
• Provide consultancy, education and guidance in the use and exploitation of DBMS’s and database environments and infrastructure.
• Recommend technical solutions to our clients.
• Assist in the logical design and implement the physical definition of databases in conjunction with application systems analysts.
• Enhance and maintain databases to accommodate new business functions and improve existing business functions.
• Assist application developers with problem analysis and resolution of development and production failures.
• Provide and maintain technically stable and performing production environments.
• Research and evaluates alternative solutions and recommends the most efficient and cost effective database solution for the application design.
• Monitors and analyzes ongoing database status, utilization and capacity.
• Implements and support database security regulations, policies, and guidelines.
• Work closely with technical and client management to plan and implement database tools in support of business applications development requirements and processes.
• Utilizes standard tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes./
• Support user and developer access, upgrade planning, implementation and resolution of database
• Capacity Plans
• Meet contracted SLA
• Disaster recovery (backup and restore) Procedures and checks.

You will be working with the following technologies:
• Oracle Enterprise Manager
• Oracle, SQL Server & MySQL Database
• Linux
• Oracle Data Guard
• Oracle RMAN
• Performance Tuning

KEY COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Matric
• Tertiary qualification in IT
• The natural tendency to take ownership and responsibility
• Strong problem solving, effective planning and organizational skills
• Detail oriented
• Excellent communication skills
• You have a can do attitude
• Can cope under pressure

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Problem solving

Company Details

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