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Junior Database Administrator

Western Cape Market Related
Sector: IT / Computers / Software
Posted: Monday, 14 February 2022

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A company based in Bellville is seeking to employ a Junior Database Administrator. The Junior database administrator will work with a senior database administrator to design database infrastructure and monitor and troubleshoot database systems for clients within the group. In this career, your duties may include working to improve the performance and efficiency of data storage and access systems. Your responsibilities also involve server maintenance and the development of database security systems. The company usually expects the administration team to use their skills to meet the clients needs for data storage and access. You may also perform an analysis of backup procedures and make upgrade recommendations based on your findings.


  • Install and setup databases
  • Configure databases
  • Monitor datases
  • Backup and restore databases
  • Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the business’s Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
  • Test backups to ensure we can meet the business’ Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
  • Assist developers with performance tuning
  • Setup and deploy database object change scripts as requested from developers and third party vendors
  • Document the company’s database environment


  • Diploma in IT
  • Good knowledge of database technologies
  • Knowledge of MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server databases will be beneficial
  • Basic knowledge of relational databases
  • 1-3 years DBA experience, previous development experience will be beneficial
  • Competencies required: good time management skills, detail orientation, good administrative skills, stress tolerance, analytical abilities


  • You want to join an energetic, focused and dynamic team.
  • You have a can do attitude and a strong work ethic to prove it
  • Positive outlook on life
  • End user orientated/focused
  • Enjoy having fun at work