DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR (X2 POSTS)
REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/260
Directorate: ICT Service Management
SALARY : R744 255 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive package to be structured in
accordance with the rules for MMS)
CENTRE : Pretoria)
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and National
Diploma in Computer Science / Engineering / Information Technology.
Relevant Microsoft and / or Oracle database certifications. 3 years junior
management experience in Information Management, Database
Administration experience, and LINUX / UNIX Administration experience. Job
related knowledge: Programming Language / Structured Query Language
(SQL). Knowledge of Oracle 10g /11i /12c and Microsoft SQL 2012 / 2014 /
2016. Tuning and troubleshooting Database instances. Installing databases on
Windows / Linux / UNIX. Experience configuring and maintaining highly
scalable environments. Knowledge of Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
and Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn. Knowledge in Oracle and Microsoft SQL
backup / Recovery Methodologies and strategies. Job related skills: IT skills,
Communication skills (written and verbal), Teamwork and negotiation skills,
Troubleshooting and Problem-solving skills, Analytical skills and
Organisational skills. A willingness to learn about new developments. Ability to
work tight deadlines and under pressure.
DUTIES : Manage the Database Administrator (DBA) team. Oversee the database
administrators. Prepare technical management reports on system performance
and problems. Roadmap and update technologies and ensure that the team is
up to date with technologies. Create, maintain and administer all databases
required for development, testing, and production. Install database software
and any other tools that access the database. Do database health check.
Migrate data. Perform database upgrades. Apply security and version patches.
Maintain internal database storage. Performs the capacity planning required to
create and maintain the database. Troubleshooting errors. User creation and
access control. Provide database to development team according to requests.
Planning along with the application developers and system administration, to
ensure that any new product usage or release upgrade takes place with
minimal impact. Plan and implement backup and recovery processes of
database. Advice the backup team on the database that must be backed up.
Device backup strategy. Facilitate the implementation of backup strategy.
Perform database backups, restores and recovery. Implement and enforce
security for all databases. Creating and administering user profiles. Grading
optimum privileges to user in line with their responsibilities. Database access
control. Implement standards to ensure that all application design and code are
produced with proper integrity, security and performance. Performance tuning.
Manage sharing of resources amongst applications. Define and implement the
physical and logical database design. Provide a strategic database direction
for the organisation. Enforce and maintains database constraints to ensure
integrity of the Database. Evaluates releases of database and its tools, and
third-party products to ensure that the sites are running the products that are
most appropriate.
ENQUIRIES : Ms P Lekgau Tel No: (012) 312 9816
APPLICATIONS : can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand
delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner
of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.
NOTE : Coloured and Indian males and Coloured, Indian and White females and
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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