Kontak Recruitment
Kontak Recruitment is a dynamic recruitment agency based in Johannesburg. Kontak Recruitment offers a recruitment service assisting with placement of personnel on all career levels.
Kontak Recruitment values personal contact with employers, clients and job seekers as one of the most important aspects of recruitment and selection.
Kontak Recruitment manages the Job specification writing, advertising of listing and response handling including pre-screening and interviewing. References and background checks are completed on every candidate. Kontak Recruitment provides after placement service with a 3 month guarantee period.
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Whether you are looking for staff or looking for job opportunities, Kontak Recruitment has the solution for you. Contact us to find out how we can assist you with your recruitment needs.
Kontak Recruitment endeavours to take all reasonable measures to ensure that the job seekers referred meet the client requirements.
Kontak Recruitment works on a contingency basis which means fees are only payable if a placement is made with a 3 month guarantee period.
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Through our stability and integrity, we have carved out a substantial market in the industry. We are a customised outsourced service company, designed to provide a set of flexible, cost effective hiring solutions to clients of every size and industry. At Kontak we are committed to establish and maintain a positive difference to your staffing needs.
Our consultants boast with a total of 30 years experience within the industry. We understand that companies today require more than just skilled candidates, they reach for employees who are productive, exhibit positive attitude and have the ability to become part of their team.
We aim at building long term relationships that are mutually beneficial to all parties. We encourage an employment environment that provides equal opportunities for all. All Job listings and applications remain confidential protecting the rights and interests of all parties involved....

Database Administrator | Fast growing global organisation (JB219)
Posted date [2020-May-08] (ID: 75949)

Database Administrator | Fast growing global organisation (JB219)
Dunkeld, Johannesburg 
R50 - 55 000 per month negotiable + group life, disability insurance programs and provident fund contribution 

The database administrator will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of MSSQL and Postgres based solutions. Responsibilities include maintaining existing SQL instances and deploying new instances using Azure SQL services, maintaining existing infrastructures for database and reporting systems, as well as generating adhoc reports to respond to business needs. The successful candidate will have a proven ability in understanding SQL instance services in Microsoft Azure and be able to manage reporting in SSRS, as well as designing and maintaining data warehouse scripts and schemas.

A degree or equivalent in computer science, data science or information technology, with a minimum 5 years’ experience working in the health technology sector, finance sector or similar will provide a strong advantage in considering candidates. The successful candidate will work well independently and as part of a team, show initiative and take ownership of systems under their remit.


Position Description

  • Administration and management of databases in QA, UAT and PROD environments
  • Performance tuning and optimization of database schema, indexes and stored procedures
  • Manage and maintain current reporting systems using SSRS
  • Perform database maintenance activities such as backup/recovery, rebuilding and reorganizing
  • Ensure that all database releases are properly assessed and measured from a functionality and performance perspective
  • Maintain current data warehousing schemas and scripts
  • Produce documentation on data flow, release notes and process flow as required

 Required skills

  • Expertise in SQL scripting using TSQL is an advantage
  • Proficiency with MS SQL Server including SQL objects development, performance tuning, data analysis and integration
  • Proficiency using MS SQL Server Management Studio, SSRS and SSIS
  • Experience using monitoring and profiling tools, e.g. MS SQL Profiler
  • Experience optimizing existing queries and developing optimized queries from scratch
  • Excellent writing and spoken communication skills
  • Proven ability to operated independently or as part of a team

 Desired skills:

  • Experience using PostgreSQL
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows server environments
  • Ability to design, build and test data pipelines in line with business requirements
  • Exposure to Azure SQL services (managed instances, Azure Synapse)
  • Experience in deploying and maintaining data lakes and sandboxing

Please email cv to eyivff(at)apply.simplify.hr and quote JB219 in the subject line

Or apply online at https://kontak.simplify.hr/vacancy/eyivff

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Job Title Database Administrator | Fast growing global organisation (JB219)
Post Details
Posted By Kontak Recruitment
Job Function Database Administrator | Fast growing global organisation (JB219)
Start Date ASAP
Salary R50 000 - R55000 per month
Location Dunkeld, Johannesburg
Phone No 0114313542
Website http://www.kontak.co.za
Email eyivff(at)apply.simplify.hr
Deadline 2020-May-30
Region Location -> Gauteng
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Information Technology

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