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Database Administrator – Capitec Bank

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

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 (Methodology 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 over time and/or weekends if required

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