Senior Database Administrator – Durban – Hybrid – Up to R1.2mil per annum

Are you an experienced and skilled Database Administrator ready to take your career to the next level? Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Join a leading technology company at the forefront of innovation. We specialize in providing cutting-edge solutions to a diverse range of clients across various industries. As we continue to grow and expand our operations, we are seeking a talented Senior Database Administrator to join our team in Durban.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the company’s database systems to ensure optimal performance, security, and reliability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and optimize database solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Perform routine database administration tasks such as backup and recovery, performance tuning, and capacity planning.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database-related issues in a timely manner, ensuring minimal downtime.
  • Monitor database systems to proactively identify and address potential issues.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest database technologies and best practices, and provide guidance on their implementation.
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior team members.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours support.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Database Administrator.
  • Strong expertise in database administration for various platforms (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL).
  • Proficiency in database performance tuning and optimization.
  • Experience with database security best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Oracle Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Database Administrator) are a plus.

Why Join Us:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and industry experts.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Professional growth and development opportunities.
  • Make a significant impact by contributing to innovative projects.
  • Convenient location in the vibrant city of Durban.

Reference Number for this position is DB57374 which is a Permanent position based in Durban (Hybrid) offering a cost to company salary negotiable between R1.0mil to R1.2mil negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Dewald on  or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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