Database Administrator



Remuneration: R1100000 – R1200000 per year Cost to company
Location: Johannesburg
Type: Permanent
Reference: #CN51077
Company: E-Merge IT Recruitment

Job description

Superb opportunity for you, the talented MS DBA looking to take your career to the next level and join a top IT/Management Consulting firm specialising in turnkey solutions across infrastructure, storage, private cloud, network/security optimisation and more.

Reference number for this position is CN51077 which is a permanent position based in Jhb Central offering an annual cost to company salary of up to R1.2m PA negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Craig Nel on az.oc.egrem-e@ngiarc or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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  • B.Com/B.Sc/B.Tech/B.Eng Degree in a related discipline (e.g. computer science or information systems or similar)
  • Microsoft Certified (e.g. MCSE: Data Platform or similar)
  • Seven+ years’ experience in database administration roles within a Microsoft driven technology environment

Highly skilled/knowledgeable in:

  • SQL Server
  • T-SQL
  • Replication and availability groups
  • Management of files and filegroups, table archiving and partitioning,
  • SQL backup and restore
  • Mirroring, replication and log shipping.
  • MS Azure experience considered highly advantageous


  • Maintenance and administration of complex database systems for numerous organisations
  • Database maintenance including job management, space management, automated backups and automated restores
  • Database availability including process management, index maintenance
  • Database security including surface area management, database integrity and user access control
  • Database monitoring using a variety of tools
  • Implement data change requests
  • Performance tuning
  • Writing T-SQL code
  • Troubleshooting database errors
  • Define and document database standards and processes

Posted on 10 Dec 13:10


Craig Nel
011 463 3633