Database Administrator

at Capitec
Location Stellenbosch, South Africa
Date Posted Mar 13, 2020
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time


  • Purpose Statement
    • To commission and ensure the efficient running / operation of the database management systems within Capitec Bank.


    • External candidate 2+ years’ experience in database administration and design
    • Internal candidate: 0+ years’ experience in database administration and design
    • Internal candidate: 2+ years’ experience in Capitec IT database related development


    • 4+ years’ experience Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
    • 2+ years’ experience in performance monitoring/analysis and capacity planning
    • 1+ years’ experience in Operating System Administration
    Qualifications (Minimum)
    • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
    Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)
    • A relevant degree in Information Technology
    • Certification in SQL Programming

    Detailed knowledge of:

    • SQL Server and\or MySQL and\or Oracle design and administration
    • SQL Server and\or MySQL and\or Oracle  performance and capacity analysis
    • T-SQL and\or SQL\PSM Programming and optimization

    A sound understanding of:

    • IT systems development processes (SDLC lifecycle)
    • Business continuity planning
    • IT Operations
    • SQL Server Internals and\or MySQL Server Internals


    • A sound understanding of:
      • Storage/SAN architecture
      • Networking fundamentals
      • Automation and scripting
      • X86 Hardware architecture
    • Knowledge of:
      • Data warehousing
      • Big data
      • Cloud platforms
      • NoSQL technologies (e.g. MongoDB)
    • Communications Skills
    • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
    • Planning, organising and coordination skills
    • Analytical Skills
    • Attention to Detail
    • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)
    • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
    • Working with People
    Additional Information
    • Contactable via own mobile phone
    • Clear criminal and credit record
    • A valid driver's license and own vehicle is required
    • Willingness to travel nationally if and when required
    • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required
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