database administrator

Debmarine Namibia - windhoek, namibia

a month ago

Job Description

A DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR AT DEBMARINE NAMIBIA:

  • Designs and documents data warehouse schemas.
  • Ensures database and process efficiency through continuous monitoring, tweaking and tuning
  • Designs and document SQL database architecture.
  • Defines standards for data type design applicable to bespoke application development.
  • Defines, implements and control processes, policies and procedures.
  • Ensures availability and performance of the databases that support the system.
  • Ensures that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases are tuned optimally for performance, capacity, efficiency and redundancy.
  • Monitors the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime.
  • Defines of a Database Maintenance plans e.g. Disaster Recover, Free Space, and Transaction Logs etc.
  • Supports deployment of all software applications.
  • Troubleshoots and problem solving of SQL development.
  • Implements and releases of database changes according to agreed timescales and costs.
  • Implements analysis services standards.
  • Implements reporting services architecture and standards.
  • Implements automated database maintenance.
  • Manages database user accounts and permission.

THE FOLLOWING COMPETENCIES ARE KEY FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Experience in managing multiple Microsoft SQL Server systems.
  • Practical experience in the monitoring and tuning of databases to provide high-availability service.
  • Database programming (TSQL) experience is essential.
  • Practical experience in managing Microsoft SQL Server database security models will be an added advantage.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Development C#.NET. would be an added advantage.
  • Database warehousing knowledge is essential together with big data solutions.

Qualifications

CANDIDATE MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • National Diploma in computer science or related field specializing in Database Administration.
  • Must have three years in SQL Database design (data modeling) and SQL Server DatabaseAdministration.
  • Experience in the full life cycle of systems development/provisioning.
  • Experience in managing multiple Microsoft SQL Server systems.
  • Practical experience in the monitoring and tuning of databases to provide high availability service.
  • Practical experience in managing Microsoft SQL Server database security models

Additional Information

Interested candidates should submit a comprehensive CV with proof of qualifications and experience.

Preference will be given to Namibian citizens and designated persons as prescribed by the Namibian Affirmative Action Act.

WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Please submit a comprehensive CV with proof of qualifications and experience by following the application and registration process via the Company website: www.debmarinenamibia.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and shall be subjected to further assessment and screening.

Closing Date 10 May 2024

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