• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    IT & Computer
  • Deadline:
    June 7, 2021
  • Job Level:

Job Description

Job title SQL Database 

Administrator

Team  
Report to Team lead Direct reports  
Role purpose
  • Provide software support for internally developed products that interact 

with all database systems. 

  • To implement, design and improve processes relating to the administration of databases   to ensure that they function correctly, perform optimally, 

preserve data and maintain a high level of availability.

  • This role operates in the IT environment and has a strong client focus. 

Changes in the role occur with changes in client, organizational and 

legislative requirements.

Key responsibility
  • Sets and maintains operational database standards on an ongoing basis.
  • Enforces and improves database integrity and performance through the use of sound design principles and set down database design standards.
  •  Designs and enforces data security policies to eliminate unauthorized access to data on managed data systems in accordance with IT Services technical specifications and business requirements.
  •  Ensures that effective data redundancy; archiving, backup and recovery mechanisms are in place to prevent the loss of data.
  • Sets up configurable pre-established jobs to automatically run on a daily basis, to monitor and maintain the operational databases.
  • To keep abreast of technical developments of operational importance and to participate in developing or setting standards as directed  
  • Assisting development teams with effective schema design to achieve optimum performance

• Completes all project work and allocated tasks on time as per agreed schedule and communicates progress with all parties concerned.
• Takes on additional, unplanned projects as required by the business and works after hours where necessary.
• Completes technical documentation as required.

Qualification
Desired Qualifications
• Relevant Degree or Tertiary qualification.
• Certification covering Microsoft SQL 2008 / 2012 / 2014.
• 5 or more years IT experience.
• 3 or more years of Database experience.
Desired Skills

    • Solid IT knowledge.
    • Experienced writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on high transaction systems.
    • Familiar with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
    • Experienced Microsoft SQL Replication, Mirroring & Log Shipping, Service Broker.
    • Experienced in Microsoft SQL Dynamic Management Views, Functions & Triggers.
    • Sound Relational Database Theory understanding.
    • Basic report design and writing.
    • Automation scripting (Powershell v2 or higher skills an advantage).
  • Understanding of programming principles.   

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