Job title: SQL Database Administrator – Work on the migration to cloud-based infrastructure for a Private Edutech Company, CAPE TOWN, R960K.
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: ZAR 960,000.00
Location: Cape Town, WC
Job published: 08/02/2024
Job ID: 39335

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for a SQL Database Administrator to work on the migration to a cloud-based infrastructure for a Private Edutech Company.


This Database Administrator position is based in CAPE TOWN and is offering R960K.


This is an established and successful Private TERTIARY EDUCATION COLLEGE. With campuses throughout South Africa and a GLOBAL online presence, they provide specialist tertiary tuition to 5000 students – through on-campus learning, E-Learning, and a full suite of online educational programs.



As the SQL Database Administrator, you will analyse, design, and develop database solutions that power this private university’s critical operations. With your expertise in MySQL/MariaDB and MSSQL Server, alongside advanced SQL and ETL knowledge, you'll design, implement, and manage robust databases, streamline data management processes, formulate complex queries, and deploy SQL patches. From implementing database-driven solutions to fine-tuning SQL performance and ensuring flawless ETL processing, you'll be at the forefront of optimizing data integrity and accessibility.


At least 4 years’ experience as a Database Administrator

Experience in SQL databases, including MySQL, MariaDB, and Microsoft SQL Server.

Experience with SSIS database development.

Experience in database mirroring, sharding and replication.

Experience and skills in Azure data analysis, warehousing, and related technologies.

Advanced SQL skills in report writing.

Relevant certifications (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate) is advantageous.