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Database Administrator

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    Attractive Package

  • Contact:

    Sudha Babajee

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry:

    23 Feb 00:00

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An international client is currently looking for an ideal candidate that will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance, performance, integrity and security of a number of Oracle databases. 

       Main Responsibilities:

  • Database and Grid infrastructure installation and configuration
  • Database and Grid infrastructure maintenance in terms of patching and upgrades
  • Database performance investigation, tuning and recommendations
  • Database table creates and integration with in-house DB-manager PL/SQL solution in terms of:
  • Automated data archiving o Automated data compression o Automated table partitioning
  • Data restoration
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager monitoring deployment and configuration
  • Oracle RMAN backup integration using various Media Management layers
  • Resolution of customer requests within allocated priority base timeline


  • Maintain and resolve Service Desk tickets as per the designated priority assigned
  • Ensuring all work log detail and time spent reflects correctly
  • Ensuring OSI change requests are submitted on time o Ensuring change work implementation is completed correctly and on time
  • Ensuring project timelines are met
  • Ongoing training and certifications to be completed as per Personal Development Plan

      Qualifications & Experience

  • Senior Certificate
  • Relevant IT Qualifications (Diploma or Degree)
  • Basic Unix/Linux knowledge advantageous • Knowledge of relational database and stored procedures advantageous
  • Relevant database sql query structure knowledge advantageous
  • Knowledge of ERD and USE Case diagrams advantageous
  • Oracle certifications advantageous
  • PostgreSQL/MySQL Experience or Knowledge advantageous

      Personal Attributes

  • Be able to work overtime and standby when required as per standby roster
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure, especially in maintaining a balanced and logical approach
  • Self-motivated and self-managed
  • Be able to take ownership and show initiative
  • Be able to learn fast and willing to self-study when necessary
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Report on progress and raise issues / problems when necessary
  • Timekeeping
  • Be able to travel outside the borders of South Africa when required