Location:  Johannesburg
Seniority level: Senior
Experience: 5 years
Remuneration: R50 000.00 to R70 000.00
Remuneration type: Salary
Remuneration frequency: Per Month
Benefits: Medical Aide, Provident Fund

The Company:

An online payments platform operating in South Africa is looking for a Senior Database Administrator. Working in the telecommunications sector the organisation provides customer tailored services across a variety of operations. The organisation is part of a broader South African based collection of businesses that uses their shared resources and skills to provide a number of benefits to their clients and employees. The organisation values personal responsibility and accountability, ensuring that individual contributions to overall goals are recognised and valued.

The Role:

  • Provide oversight to generated data, observe server transaction speeds, and identify any service degradation in speed because of SQL fragmentation or maintenance issues.
  • Provide oversight to SQL databases and instances.
  • Ensure databases are up to date and match.
  • Take ownership of company records security and archiving.
  • Follow the companies maintenance plan.
  • Ensure database security accuracy and manage access.
  • Launch and maintain a high availability environment with SQL replication.
  • Maintain report accuracy.
  • Create and maintain dashboards for the organisation.
  • Ensure BI availability and accessibility.
  • Reconcile data and investigate discrepancies. 
  • Design databases.


  • Relevant degree or qualification.
  • 5 years or more role experience.
  • Bilingual essential.
  • SQL experience.
  • Azure experience beneficial.
  • Power BI or relevant BI experience.
  • Data warehousing and transactional flows of data in systems.
  • Active Directory.
  • Virtual Server experience.
  • Internet connectivity knowledge.
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