Omnia Partners Careers – Database Administrator

Website Omnia Holdings

Job Description:

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Database Administrator is involved in planning and development of databases, database structure, configuration, installation, as well as troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users. Responsible for performance, integrity, and security of company databases.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies including cloud databases
  • Install and maintain the performance of database servers.
  • Test backups to ensure we can meet the business’ Recovery Time Objects (RTO)
  • Manage database access
  • Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the business’ Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security
  • Performance tuning of database systems
  • Set and maintain database standards
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors and database server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends
  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent project management methodology knowledge (Waterfall and Agile)
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
  • Experience with cloud services (Microsoft Azure) a plus
  • Good understanding of fail-over cluster instances (FCI) and high availability groups
  • Familiarity with SSAS, SSIS, SSRS
  • Strong command of SQL and SQL server tools
  • Experience with database technologies (MySQL, MS SQL, Azure SQL)
  • Experience in database backups, restores and recovery models and related backup technologies (VEEAM)
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Server environments

Qualification & Experience:

  • (In addition to the above formal education requirements, ideally have the following)
  • 3+ Years’ experience in database administration, information technology, database architecture and related disciplines
  • Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in computer science/information systems or related field
  • MCSE/MCSA certifications preferred

Job Details:

Company: Omnia Holdings

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bryanston, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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