SQL Database Administrator

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  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Diploma

Job Description

Our client is a well established UK based healthcare IT provider who is seeking an experienced SQL Database Administrator to join their team in Strand, Cape Town.

Working Hours: Flexible

Minimum experience: 5+ years’ experience in production database environments

Self-motivated SQL DBA with a minimum of three years SQL DBA experience and strong customer service and problem-solving skills.

The ideal candidate would be someone who is team-orientated but able to work independently and identify and resolve issues pro-actively.


  •  Administration and management of databases in SQL Server environments.
  •  Ensuring Standardized Administration practices are implemented – Monitoring and alerting.
  •  Monitoring, Performance Tuning and Optimization.
  •  Database security and compliance.
  •  Commissioning and de-commissioning of SQL Server instances.
  •  Database High-availability design and implementation.
  •  Assisting with Business Continuity planning.
  •  Disaster Recovery design, implementation and testing.
  •  Developing database standards policies and procedures.
  •  Database upgrades, i.e. from a lower version of SQL Server to a higher version of SQL Server.
  •  Migrating on-premise instances to Cloud (keeping replication intact).
  •  Data Processing /Staging.
  •  SQL Reporting Services; writing reports.


Must be experienced in…

  • Replication (setup / migration /troubleshooting).
  • Troubleshooting other MSSQL problems, e.g. timeouts, slow running queries, deadlocks, security, parallelism.
  • Best practice SQL deployments.
  • TDE, and other encryption methods.
  • Reporting.
  • Data processing.
    • SQL 2017



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