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SQL Server Database Administrator

Job Ref
284770
Job Type
Permanent
Employer Type
Recruitment Agency
Date Added 17 Jun 2022
Expiry Date 15 Jul 2022
* There have been 4 applications to this job.
* This job has been viewed 2604 times.
Employer:
BTG Recruit (Pty) Ltd

Location:
Gauteng

Salary:
Market related

Benefits:


Role details:
Our client is a privately held Canadian company with a global footprint. They have offices in over 45 countries spanning 5 continents. They pride themselves on maintaining a strong, enriching organizational culture and view their unique corporate culture as one of the most important keys to their success. They are looking for a Database Administrator to join their dynamic team and play a key role in managing SQL Server databases and supporting critical business processes for the company globally. This involves managing the lifecycle of databases, including design, architecture, installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance, optimization and support of multiple environments. You will assist application teams in the design and implementation of databases and assist the BI team in query design and performance tuning. You will be responsible for the design and architecture of database environments; installation and configuration of database environments; management of obsolescence; capacity review and planning of databases, virtual machines and physical infrastructure; troubleshooting issues reported by customers; supporting application team in development, deployment and support of applications; reviewing and addressing all performance related issues; monitoring and proactively addressing risks and issues; implementing security best practices and supporting cybersecurity initiatives; continuously evolving database standards and best practices; designing, implementing and testing availability and Disaster recovery as well as testing backup strategy; and ensuring proper licensing of database environments. The role is based in South Africa and will be fully remote. You must be willing to travel to their offices around the world for projects, maintenance, installation, and meetings. As such a valid passport required is required. To apply you should have Matric coupled with a relevant qualification and solid experience as a SQL Server DBA. You will need to have excellent knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server from 2008 to 2019 including knowledge of database performance tuning; querying databases; and high availability and disaster recovery. You should have good experience in the design and implementation of security best practices; with good experience with Veeam or another database backup tool; Foglight or another monitoring tool; and good experience in virtualization. You should also have knowledge of SQL Server licensing. Experience in the design and implementation of Azure databases will be a definite advantage. The role requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills (fluent in English essential French, Spanish or Portuguese an asset) and a strong customer and quality focus. This position would suit someone with a sense of initiative, resourcefulness, autonomy, and the ability to work efficiently; an organised individual with good time management skills; a team player with a great team spirit and someone with the ability to rapidly learn and evaluate new tools and technology when required. If this describes you and you are looking for an environment where you will be able to develop professionally and build a rewarding career, then please send your CV to Bridget.lydall@btgrecruit.co.za
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Our client is a privately held Canadian company with a global footprint. They have offices in over 45 countries spanning 5 continents. They pride themselves on maintaining a strong, enriching organizational culture and view their unique corporate culture as one of the most important keys to their success. They are looking for a Database Administrator to join their dynamic team and play a key role in managing SQL Server databases and supporting critical business processes for the company globally. This involves managing the lifecycle of databases, including design, architecture, installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance, optimization and support of multiple environments. You will assist application teams in the design and implementation of databases and assist the BI team in query design and performance tuning. You will be responsible for the design and architecture of database environments; installation and configuration of database environments; management of obsolescence; capacity review and planning of databases, virtual machines and physical infrastructure; troubleshooting issues reported by customers; supporting application team in development, deployment and support of applications; reviewing and addressing all performance related issues; monitoring and proactively addressing risks and issues; implementing security best practices and supporting cybersecurity initiatives; continuously evolving database standards and best practices; designing, implementing and testing availability and Disaster recovery as well as testing backup strategy; and ensuring proper licensing of database environments. The role is based in South Africa and will be fully remote. You must be willing to travel to their offices around the world for projects, maintenance, installation, and meetings. As such a valid passport required is required. To apply you should have Matric coupled with a relevant qualification and solid experience as a SQL Server DBA. You will need to have excellent knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server from 2008 to 2019 including knowledge of database performance tuning; querying databases; and high availability and disaster recovery. You should have good experience in the design and implementation of security best practices; with good experience with Veeam or another database backup tool; Foglight or another monitoring tool; and good experience in virtualization. You should also have knowledge of SQL Server licensing. Experience in the design and implementation of Azure databases will be a definite advantage. The role requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills (fluent in English essential French, Spanish or Portuguese an asset) and a strong customer and quality focus. This position would suit someone with a sense of initiative, resourcefulness, autonomy, and the ability to work efficiently; an organised individual with good time management skills; a team player with a great team spirit and someone with the ability to rapidly learn and evaluate new tools and technology when required. If this describes you and you are looking for an environment where you will be able to develop professionally and build a rewarding career, then please send your CV to Bridget.lydall@btgrecruit.co.za


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