Database Administrator Job Description

We are seeking to hire a technically skilled database administrator that can hold positions of great responsibility.

As a database administrator, you should be an excellent problem-solver and communicator that is fluent in most data manipulation languages.

Database Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialised role
  • Design and implement database in accordance to end users information needs and views
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
  • Minimise database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required

Database Administrator Requirements:

  • Degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Advanced certification as an MCDBA or MCSD for .NET is advantageous.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a database administrator.
  • Proficiency in data manipulation languages, including MS SQL, Oracle Database, Hadoop, or PostgreSQL.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and responsible.
  • Capable of working under pressure.