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Senior Application and Database Specialist

An established firm in Financial services is currently looking for a Senior Applications and database specialist to join their growing team.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Designing, developing and maintaining database systems in high availability using Microsoft SQL Server
  • Defining users, permissions and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
  • Minimising database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Determining, enforcing and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Performing ongoing tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitoring database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions from time to time
  • Undertaking application administration duties together with configuring and maintaining information systems
  • Implementing effective software/solutions within the Authority using modern technologies
  • Writing and interpreting business reports and requirements documentation
  • Configuring and maintaining systems and processes
  • Administering business applications
  • Reporting on common sources of technical issues or questions and making recommendations to stakeholders
  • Developing test scripts and documents which may be automated or otherwise
  • Performing systems analysis whenever required
  • Assist in other tasks as directed by the Applications Systems Manager

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Tertiary level of education in Technology or similar 
  • Minimum of 5 working years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communication in English both verbal and written