Database Administrator

Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 1 year ago

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Job purpose

We are looking for a professional Database Administrator to join our Development team.


  • Degree/Diploma
  • At least 4 years working experience


Proven working experience in:

  • Database design, documentation, and coding
  • Databases:
    • PostgreSQL – Essential Expert Level
    • MySQL – some experience required
    • NoSQL (Mongo or similar)
  • Cloud deployments/DB’s (Amazon)
  • Understanding of Microservices development ecosystem
  • Hands-on experience with database standards and security


  • Contributing to system design/architectures of new systems and enhancements
  • Generating reports and data extracts
  • Creating various scripts for querying and extracting data
  • Creating of dashboards and monitoring systems
  • Installing and upgrading database servers and application tools
  • Allocating system storage and planning requirements for the database systems
  • Enrolling users and maintaining system security
  • Ensuring compliance with database vendor license agreement
  • Controlling and monitoring user access to databases
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of databases
  • Planning for backup and recovery of database information
  • Maintaining archived data
  • Managing data across various production and pre-production systems
  • Managing and monitoring data replication

Behavioural Competencies

  • Team orientated
  • Action orientated
  • Continuous learning / Self improvement
  • Building and maintaining open relationships and communication lines
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
  • Persistence/ Follow through

Please note that if you have not received a response to your submission within 2 weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

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