SQL CLOUD Database Administrator – Sandton / Hybrid – R850 PH

Are you ready to revolutionize database management and optimization? Join our project to address critical challenges in database administration and optimization, deliver top-notch database solutions with a focus on high availability, security, and adherence to best practices and Gain attractive exposure to cutting-edge technologies.

Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in a world of cutting-edge database technology! Apply now and be a part of our dynamic, forward-thinking team.

Background and Experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience as a DBA, with a focus on open-source databases
  • Strong knowledge of database design, administration, and optimization techniques
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of database backup and recovery, database replication, and database security
  • Strong scripting skills in languages such as Python, Perl, Bash, or PowerShell
  • Familiarity with cloud-based database infrastructure, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Mandatory Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience as a DBA, with a focus on open-source databases.
  • Database management tools
  • Database Query optimization
  • High Availability configuration
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Monitoring and Alerts on infrastructure and data change working with database software to find ways to store, organize and manage data
  • Maintenance and keeping databases up to date helping with database design and development managing database access
  • Designing maintenance procedures and putting them into operation managing database security/integrity and backup procedures. testing and modifying databases to ensure that they operate reliably
  • Disaster Recovery plans and support
  • Leverage state of the art relational and NoSQL databases as well integration and streaming platforms do deliver sustainable business specific data solutions
  • Design data retrieval, storage and distribution solutions (and OR components thereof) including contributing to all phases of the development lifecycle e.g., design process
  • Develop high quality data processing, retrieval, storage and distribution design in a test driven and domain driven / cross domain environment
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline by quickly producing well-organized, optimized, and documented source code and algorithms to deliver technical data solutions

Reference Number for this position is GZ57880 which is a 12-month contract role offering up to R850 per hour negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth on garthz@e-merge.co.za or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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