The purpose of this job is to design, support and maintain all new and existing database infrastructure within the


Maintenance and Support:
• Database administration, maintenance, backups, restores, performance tuning, security and troubleshooting are key performance areas.
• Provide proactive performance monitoring and capacity planning for future database and server growth projections.
• Perform database installations, configurations, upgrades, and migrations according to SQL best practices.
• Take part in enterprise projects and perform project management tasks to ensure that all requirements are provided on schedule and in accordance with specifications.
• Develop and maintain database documentation.

High availability and Disaster Recovery:Â
• Develop, maintain, perform, and test database backup and recovery strategies and procedures.
• Oversee tasks of other DBAs in the team and report on database health daily for the environment.
• Research, and evaluate new database trends and technologies and provide best practices and recommendations.
• Work with other teams or third-party service providers on ICT projects.
• Design and implement databases per business information needs and requirements.
• Define users and groups and enable data distribution to the right [URL Removed] / Maintenance
• Familiarity with programming languages API
• Working knowledge of understanding of T-SQL & SSIS/ETL.
• Support both internal and externally developed systems & processes with other IT support teams.

• Minimum 5 years of database administration experience
• ICT relevant qualification (NQF Level 7) or equivalent qualification
• Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MSITP) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) in the field of Microsoft SQL Server is required.Â
o MS SQL 2016 – 2019
o Windows 2016 – 2022Â
• ITIL / COBIT Foundation certification
• PowerShell proficiency
• Power BI experience
• Working knowledge of high-availability data solutions (e.g., AlwaysOn) and being able to deploy, maintain and support them.
• Working knowledge of disaster recovery processes, recoveries, and restores is required.
• Experience in selecting the most optimal Microsoft SQL licensing structure.
• Experience in designing SQL Databases
• Experience in SQL MigrationsÂ
• Experience in Microsoft programming languages API’sÂ
• Microsoft Cloud Database Certifications e.g. Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate

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