South Africa

Database Developer

Company Blue Label Distribution
Reference # 045
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
Responsible to design stable and reliable databases, according to our company's needs. Develop, test, improve and maintain new and existing databases to assist users retrieve data effectively.

Database Development
Design stable, reliable and effective databases.
Develop and implement database systems based on customer requirements.
Prepare design specifications and functional documentations for assigned database projects.
Develop database tables and dictionaries.
Create complex functions, scripts, stored procedures and triggers according to customer requirements.
Develop security procedures to protect databases from unauthorized usage.
Develop best practices for database design and development activities.
Run performance-testing procedures to ensure the proper operations of a database.
Create documentation about the database system and provide an operational manual and supporting documentation.

Database Maintenance
Optimize database systems for performance efficiency.
Optimize and maintain legacy systems.
Perform space management and capacity planning for database systems.
Ensure data quality and integrity in databases.
Identify any issues related to database performance and provide corrective measures.

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.
Tech Savvy.
Manages Complexity.
Action Oriented.
Decision Quality.
Customer Focus.
Instills Trust.
Cultivates Innovation.
Situational Adaptability.


BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field.


Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role.
Job Closing Date 14/06/2021
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