Job Title: DBA
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 40000.00
Reference: JN -062017-8871
Job Published: July 12, 2017 10:51

Job Description

Database Administrator (DBA)
Level: Intermediate
Projected Starting Date: 01 September 2017

Job Description Purpose:
• Ensure that databases and database servers are backed up
• Understand and implement database recoveries
• Resolve database problems within service delivery requirements
• Implement database table locking strategy
• Setup and version upgrades of databases and database servers
• Grant access to databases with relevant permissions
• Implement transaction log strategy
• Space management of databases and database servers
• Monitor database server availability
• Performance and Tuning of database servers.
• Stop and start database servers as part of problem resolution
• Check and fix inconsistencies of database internal linking pointers
• Setup and monitor Index rebuilds on databases
• Transfer table data from one database to another
• Resolve problems on database loads
• Assist developers with query tuning and setup of test databases
• Required to be on standby as necessary
• Assist with basic training on relevant database procedures of staff members who do technical or application support
• Identify possible risks and implement proactive measures as well as suggest improvements
• Keep abreast with database technology in order to be able to give advice

Years of Experience

5+ Years

List of Technologies:

Preferred Microsoft SQL Server
Advantageous Postgres
Advantageous Sybase
Windows and possibly Linux Exposure to:
Database Support
Database backups and recoveries
Database consistency checks and fixes
Problem resolution on database servers
Database access control
Database space and index management
Some knowledge of database replication would be advantageous
Some knowledge of database performance and tuning would be advantageous

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