SQL Database Administrator at GG Recruitment

A large retail company based in the southern suburbs of Cape Town is looking for an SQL Database Administrator with at least 10 years of experience to join their dynamic team.

Key performance areas

  • Monitor performance and manage settings to provide fast response to front-end user queries
  • Continuously consider both the back-end organization of data and the front-end accessibility for the end user
  • Maintain data standards, including POPI compliance
  • Tuning T-SQL queries to improve performance
  • Troubleshoot and resolve the following issues: database integrity, performance, deadlock and deadlock, replication, connectivity, and security issues
  • Communicate regularly with technical, application and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • Control access permissions and privileges
  • Develop, maintain, execute and test database backup and recovery strategies and procedures
  • Ensure that storage, archiving, backup and recovery procedures are working properly
  • Monitor database capacity
  • Provide proactive performance monitoring and capacity planning for future database and server growth
  • Monitor capacity and performance, proactively troubleshoot and resolve a wide variety of issues
  • Maintenance and monitoring of MSSQL, MySQL environments
  • Monitor and terminate all DBA-related service desk calls

Required qualifications and accreditations

  • A relevant 3-year degree or diploma in Information Technology
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a similar role


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Desired skills:

  • SQL database administrator
  • Database administrator
  • SQL Server database administration

Desired work experience:

  • 5 to 10 years Design / Development / Database administration

Desired level of qualification:

About the employer:

Major publicly traded retailer with a fast growing digital and technical business component.

Employer and Benefits:

  • Performance Bonuses
  • medical aid
  • Provident fund

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Maria H. Underwood