Purpose Statement

  • To commission and ensure the efficient running / operation of the database management systems within Capitec Bank.



  • External candidate 2+ years’ experience in database administration and design
  • Internal candidate: 2+ years’ experience in Capitec IT database related development


  • 4+ years’ experience Microsoft SQL Server
  • 2+ years’ experience in performance monitoring/analysis and capacity planning
  • 1+ years’ experience in Operating System Administration

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant degree in Information Technology
  • Certification in SQL Programming


Detailed knowledge of:

  • SQL Server andor MySQL design and administration
  • SQL Server andor MySQL performance and capacity analysis
  • T-SQL andor SQLPSM Programming and optimization

A sound understanding of:

  • IT systems development processes (SDLC lifecycle)
  • Business continuity planning
  • IT Operations
  • SQL Server Internals andor MySQL Server Internals


  • A sound understanding of:
    • Storage/SAN architecture
    • Networking fundamentals
    • Automation and scripting
    • X86 Hardware architecture
  • Knowledge of:
    • Data warehousing
    • Big data
    • Cloud platforms
    • NoSQL technologies (e.g. MongoDB)


  • Communications Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)


  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Working with People

Additional Information

  • Contactable via own mobile phone
  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required
  • Willingness to travel nationally if and when required
  • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.

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