South Africa

Junior Database Administrator

Company Blue Label Distribution
Reference # B192
Published 13/01/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
A Junior Database Administrator 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.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Telecommunications
Business Requirements Identification

Support collection of business requirements using a variety of methods such as interviews, document analysis, and workflow analysis to express requirements clearly and succinctly.

Database Specifications
Provide information and comments on suitability during approval process for database specifications to ensure all agreed standards and protocols are followed and data integrity is preserved.

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

Information Security
Implement 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
Help others get the most out of data management systems by providing support and advice.

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

Data Architecture
Consult and educate stakeholders on methods for streamlining and standardizing data recording to ensure quality and accuracy.

Testing IT Performance
Perform website/applications software tests and respond to user emails to monitor, diagnose, and correct performance issues.

Operational Compliance
Develop knowledge and understanding of the organization's policies and procedures and of relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct to ensure own work adheres to those standards. Obtain authorization from a supervisor or manager for any exceptions from mandatory procedure.

Personal Capability Building
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching. Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.

University (First degree)


Minimum 2 Years’ Experience
Experience - MySQL, MS SQL and Implementing and maintaining maintenance and monitoring standards


Ensures Accountability
Manages Complexity
Tech Savvy
Optimizes Work Processes
Plans and Aligns
Communicates Effectively
Action Oriented


Data Collection and Analysis
Computer Skills
IT Testing
Compliance Management
Database Administration
IT Data Management
IT Support
Planning and Organizing
Action Planning
Business Requirements Analysis
Data Control
IT Implementation and integration
Network/IT security
Numerical Skills
Job Closing Date 27/01/2022
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