SQL Data Base Administrator

at Key Recruitment
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Computer & IT
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Job Description




Our client is a leading International (UK based) Company which focuses on developing digital health solutions for both doctors and patients designed to improve health outcomes, reduce treatment costs and save lives. They are looking for a capable SQL Database Administrator. The South African office is based in Cape Town (Strand) and the suitable candidate can work remotely.



Job Description:


Working Hours: Flexible


Minimum experience: 5+ years’ experience in production database environments


Self-motivated SQL DBA with a minimum of three years SQL DBA experience and strong customer service and problem-solving skills required for a position in Strand.


The ideal candidate would be someone who is team-orientated but able to work independently and identify and resolve issues pro-actively.






Administration and management of databases in SQL Server environments


Ensuring Standardized Administration practices are implemented - Monitoring and alerting


Monitoring, Performance Tuning and Optimization


Database security and compliance


Commissioning and de-commissioning of SQL Server instances


Database High-availability design and implementation


Assisting with Business Continuity planning


Disaster Recovery design, implementation and testing


Developing database standards policies and procedures


Database upgrades, i.e. from a lower version of SQL Server to a higher version of SQL Server


Migrating on-premise instances to Cloud (keeping replication intact)


Data Processing /Staging.


SQL Reporting Services; writing reports




Must be experienced in:




Replication (setup / migration /troubleshooting)


Troubleshooting other MSSQL problems, e.g. timeouts, slow running queries, deadlocks, security, parallelism


Best practice SQL deployments


TDE, and other encryption methods




Data processing


SQL 2017





The Company is offering R35K – R45K CTC per month based on experience.


Interested candidates can send their CV