SQL Server DBA / Developer – Cape Town.


  • Minimum five years of SQL database administration experience
  • Degree or National Diploma in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related qualification and experience
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 / 2017 / 2019 experience with database administration, including installation and troubleshooting issues
  • T-SQL Scripting experience
  • Database Security
  • Have in-depth SQL internal knowledge
  • Must have experience in Backup and recovery experience | Replication experience | Performance tuning on SQL queries / stored procedures | Log shipping | Disaster Recovery Solutions | Partitioning | SSIS
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams

Highly Desirable Skills:

Git | JIRA | JSON/XML, REST/RESTful APIs | Agile, Scrum, Design Patterns | Automation with tools such as DBATools | Experience with Big Data and Event Driven technologies would be an advantage in Hadoop, Kafka, Kubernetes, Docker

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer Microsoft SQL Server database environments
  • T-SQL Scripting and development on both new and existing functions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve server, database, and data issues
  • Security maintenance of server and database
  • Maintenance and monitoring of SQL environment
  • Provide debugging assistance to development staff with DBMS
  • Monitoring and completion of DBA-related ServiceDesk calls
  • Backup setup and monitoring
  • Participates in rotating on-call support.
  • Work in an agile environment with stand-ups, sprints, and planning meetings
  • Work in a small development team taking on new features, spikes, bugs
  • Plan, design, implement, document, test, and release new features
  • Perform code reviews
  • Liaise with the QA team to identify and fix bugs
  • Identify inefficiencies in existing processes and gradually replace these with more optimal methods

Hybrid Working Hours (2-3 days onsite / 2-3 days remote per week).

After successful probation period completed will be required to be on-call / standby once a week which will ensure additional payment over and above monthly salary.

Must have own reliable vehicle with valid driver’s license or alternatively reliable transportation arrangements.

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