DBA Tech Lead (Durban)

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

DBA Tech Lead

One of our clients Development Teams has a spot for a Database Administrator Technical Lead. You will report to the Team Lead, and work in close collaboration, planning, designing, and executing technical solutions and improvements within the respective software development Team.


5-7 years’ experience in a commercial environment utilizing a high transaction database.
5+ years’ experience in MSSQL-all aspects.
Advanced SQL skills and query writing skills.
Advanced troubleshooting SQL skills.
Experience in designing/optimizing MSSQL Databases.
Proven experience in mentoring of other DBAs.

What You’ll Do:

Engage regularly with software architects in order to ensure the development within the team is according to architectural guidelines.
Work with other DBAs/developers, and architects to make sure that the solutions meet application requirements and performance goals.
Ensure that all technical solutions that are rolled out consider compatibility with other environments and dependencies; have a high usability factor; are reliable to reduce downtime and perform at maximum efficiency during peak periods of usage; and consider security at its highest level (third party attacks; data protection etc).
Drive the adoption of processes within the team that consider and meet the expectations of technical throughput rates and responses; processing times; effective resource utilization during operation and where the system or solution ensures maximum operational capacity requirements are met.
Ensure the delivery of a complete and technically appropriate solution that covers all the agreed specified tasks and user objectives and has been tested thoroughly.
Where possible work to develop and implement a quality mechanism for the solution to analyse its own faults and provide reports prior to a critical failure.
Develop the solution in a manner which supports modification for future dbas thereby reducing the numbers of defects or negatively affecting system quality.
Take an active involvement in problem resolution and where necessary work after hours to ensure that problems are resolved.

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