Vacancies at UWC 2023 – Systems Administrator

Website University of the Western Cape - UWC

Job Description:

Proactively monitor and improve the overall MS SQL Database environment (Functionality, Operability, Capacity, Utilisation).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining database security,
  • Installing and testing new versions of the database management system (DBMS),
  • Schedule scripts to do reporting, updating and maintenance,
  • Compile database documentation, including data standards, security baselines, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata),
  • Refining the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model,
  • Performance monitoring and tuning of the databases,
  • Liaise with offsite DB support specialists where applicable,
  • Refining the physical design to optimize system storage requirements,
  • Maintenance of DB portals and web services,
  • Development of SQL scripts & procedures,

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of POPIA, cybersecurity threats, database security baseline,
  • Must have MS SQL database installation, setup, configuring, optimization expertise as a primary function,
  • Must have familiarity and understanding of basic development and scripting computer languages – MS SQL, the Windows Operating System and Database Design Concepts. Programming experience desirable but not essential,
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience in Database Administration in a large organisation or educational institution,
  • Matric and Relevant Microsoft Professional Certification/s in MS SQL Database Management or related field.
  • A B degree in Computer Science or Information Technology, National Diploma (NQF 6) in IT related fields is advantageous and will receive preference,

Job Details:

Company: University of the Western Cape – UWC

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bellville, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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