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  • Posted: May 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Paycorp is today a leading provider of payment solutions in developing economies. And while entrepreneurship is still in our blood, our years of experience make us a highly credible and trusted brand in the payments industry. Operating in twelve countries and employing over 500 people, the spirit of our company is all about having fun, making money and do...
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    MS SQL Server DBA

    This is a production DBA role, the primary responsibilities of this role would include owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests, fulfilling requests and resolving incidents within SLAs and reviewing service related reports on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified, responding to database related alerts and escalations and working with database engineering to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems. Focus maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes.

    The responsibilities of the position include:

    • Experience with Database Administration for MSSQL Server and PostgresSQL
    • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems
    • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
    • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
    • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server and PostgresSQL
    • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts
    • Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics
    • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
    • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and proper disk configurations
    • Work with developers to optimize SQL queries
    • Maintain database access using principle of least privilege (POLP)
    • Good communication and documentation skills
    • Involvement with the MSSQL Server Community; membership in PASS, active in forums or newsgroups

    In order to be considered for the position, the following Technical requirements must be met:

    • Matric
    • Completed relevant qualification
    • MCDBA/MCITP will be advantageous
    • Min 5 years database administration + SQL development
    • Advantageous

    Behavioral Competencies:

    • Planning & Organising
    • Communication & Impact
    • Customer Focus
    • Problem-solving
    • Initiating Action
    • Industry and Business Knowledge
    • Contributing to Team Success
    • Work Standards
    • Adaptability
    • Passion & Attitude
    • Continuous Learning
    • Driving for Results
    • Coping with stress / change

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Paycorp Holdings on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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