South Africa

Senior Database Administrator

Company Blue Label Distribution
Reference # 044
Published 31/05/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
At Blue Label Distribution, our brand philosophy is that we can create and distribute anything that is able to be digitised. Our Blu-approved brand is the face of our service offering and is underpinned by a world-class technology platform for both online and offline commerce. With a point of sale network of approximately 150 000 devices, we provide a distribution footprint across all income groups. 85% of our income comes from merchants in the informal sector.
Job Functions Technical
Industries Telecommunications
Designs, implements, and supports an organization's databases, data warehouses, and data marts. Can include physical database design, managing and improving database performance, managing data dictionaries, running queries and data updates, and security enforcement.

Business Requirements Identification
Collect business requirements using a variety of methods such as interviews, document analysis, workshops, and workflow analysis to express the requirements in terms of target user roles and goals.

Database Specifications
Contribute to approval process for database specifications to ensure all agreed standards and protocols are followed and data integrity is preserved.

Databases Installation
Install and test complex databases and associated products to ensure they are suitable for use and meet customer requirements.

Information Security
Implement and provide input on the design of required security measures such as firewalls or message encryption, monitoring performance to notify security experts of any problems.

Documentation and Back up
Create and maintain technical and/or user documentation to a high standard and back up files to ensure instant recovery if problems occur.

Data Management
Manage basic aspects of the data management system with guidance from senior colleagues.
This includes being responsible for developing or operating basic elements of the data management systems to deliver prescribed outcomes.

Technical Database Support
Design distribution of database resources and provide physical modeling and design services to tune database applications for optimum performance.

Set an example through personal quality and productivity standards and ways of working with others.
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures.
Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands.
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change.
Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organisational and team needs.

Ensures Accountability.
Manages Complexity.
Plans and Aligns.
Tech Savvy.
Optimizes Work Processes.
Action Oriented.
Customer Focus.
Instills Trust.
Cultivates Innovation.
Situational Adaptability.


Bachelors Degree.


Minimum 4 year's experience in data warehouse management.
Job Closing Date 14/06/2021
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