Senior Database Administrator


  • Grade 12
  • Diploma or Degree in IT administration, MCSE, MCDBA SQL and Database design, etc.
  • Minimum of 5+ years in database administration in advanced stage with proven track record.

Must have knowledge of:

  • Experience with Windows Server 2016 upwards and SQL 2014, 2017, 2019 and the proper disk configuration and layout to support large, scalable SQL Server environments
  • Data warehousing and transactional flows of data from different systems
  • Microsoft SSRS, SSIS, SSAS
  • Virtual Server Experience, Azure or AWS experience a bonus

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Database Administration
  • Provide administration of database systems including installation, upgrades, configuration, migration, consolidation, monitoring, tuning, and maintenance
  • Testing new versions of the database management system (DBMS)
  • Set up, maintain reporting and data integration processes using SSRS, SSIS and SSAS
  • Set and administer standards for overall organization’s SQL Server relational database structure / architecture
  • Oversee all data generated, monitor server transaction speeds, and look for any service degradation in speeds due to SQL fragmentation or lack on maintenance
  • Oversee all SQL instances and databases
  • Patching and updating Software
  • Implement database backup, disaster recovery and high-availability solutions
  • Ensure the companies records are archived and secure and keep the companies database maintenance plan intact with the company records
  • Maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
  • Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
  • Implement and maintain a working high availability environment with all SQL instances
  • Database Reporting / dashboards / Build and maintain the company dashboards
  • Ensure all company reports are accurate and running
  • Develop custom database objects (T-SQL scripts, stored procedures, tables, views, functions)

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