Senior Database Administrator (MS SQL) HLR6217

Location: Durban

Remuneration: Market Related

Work Type: Permanent

HLR Reference #: HLR6217

Environment: Well established Company requires a skilled MS SQL DBA to lead a team. This is an open collaborative and supportive environment


Purpose of role: 

  • Responsible for performing monitoring and tuning of SQL databases
  • Implement, configure, maintain performance of SQL Server RDBMS systems
  • Ensure availability of corporate applications
  • Perform Disaster recover testing and backups
  • Install and configure SQL Servers
  • Patching, indexing and optimisation duties
  • Minimise false alarms by configuring SQL Server monitoring utilities
  • Deploy changes to database scripts


Experience Required:

  • 5 years experience in SQL database administration
  • Strong SQL Server knowledge
  • T-SQL scripting abilities
  • Solid SQL server performance monitoring and tuning database skills

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem analysis
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Testing skills
  • Ability to work without supervision and/or with a team

Our Client is an employment equity employer; therefore preference for this position will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representivity.  If you do not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. All qualifications and certificates will be verified. Our Client reserves the right not to fill the position. Candidates may be expected to undergo psychometric testing. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the evaluation results.

Consultant: Helen Lucre