Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Nov 13, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Want to get a job fast? Signup and complete your profile on MyJobMag. Employers will find you 4x faster with a complete profile. You can download your completed profile anytime
    Truworths is a market-leading fashion apparel retailer in South Africa offering internationally inspired clothing and footwear for ladies, men, teenagers and kids across a diversified portfolio of its own exclusive brands.
    Read more about this company


    Senior Oracle Database Administrator


    We are looking for an individual who has a great sense of responsibility and passionate about Oracle and this extends to an interest in almost everything Oracle related. The candidate will need to be comfortable working within a team and with business users, confirming requirements and eventually implementing these solutions in production.  We need the candidate to be an excellent team player with good communication skills and to share knowledge openly within the team and our customers. This individual needs to be strong technically and be able to challenge anything that would be of risk to the environment and promote all that could improve the environment. Excellent troubleshooting and analytic skills are required for a high pressured environment where correct decision making is essential.


    • Installations, upgrades and configuration of various Oracle related products
    • System performance and availability
    • SQL Performance Tuning
    • Backup and Recovery
    • Patching and maintenance
    • Database security
    • Team work and knowledge sharing
    • Adherence to change control and governance
    • Documentation
    • Contribute in developer forums
    • After hours support and standby
    • BAU and Project Support
    • Capacity management



    • BSc/BComm in Information Systems or IS Tech diploma (Essential)
    • Oracle OCA/OCP


    • At least 5-10 years of experience as a Database Administrator
    • Capacity planning, Performance Tuning, Backup and Recovery
    • Retail experience (advantageous) or DBA experience within a large business 



    Essential Competencies

    • Oracle DB (11g, 12c)
    • ASM
    • Database security
    • Oracle Application Server
    • Weblogic (11g, 12c)
    • Performance Tuning
    • SQL
    • RMAN
    • Shell Scripting
    • OEM Cloud Control 12c/13c

    Advantageous Competencies:

    • RMS
    • Oracle EBS (Finance & HR)
    • Oracle OBIEE
    • Replication ( Golden Gate / Data Guard )
    • PL/SQL
    • OID/OAM


    • Ability to adapt and take on new skills and initiatives
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Self-Starter
    • Highly self-motivated
    • Attention to detail
    • Team work

    Reward strategies are aimed at attracting, motivating and retaining employees and at promoting a sustainable high performance culture within the business. Remuneration practices are closely linked to the Group’s business philosophy, purpose, values and vision and to the achievement of Group, team and individual performance objectives.

    Truworths is committed to transformation and meeting objectives of the Employment Equity Act. Meeting our employment equity goals and targets will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Truworths on to apply

    Learn how to get a job in any industry you want. Read 72 Hours to The Job You Love

  • Send your application

Back To Home

Career Advice

  • Product Manager Job Description

    Product management is one of the highest paying jobs. This is because it is an integral part of an organization’s operation. As the name entails, product ...

    Read More

  • Cover Letter Writing Tips

    Let’s be honest. Writing a cover letter can be dreadful. This is even more stressful when you are applying for different positions. When tasked with writing...

    Read More

  • Organizational Skills To Have On Your Resume

    Organizational skills are one of the key transferable skills that every job seeker is encouraged to have. This is because employers are on the lookout for ...

    Read More

  • Administrator Job Description

    Ever wondered how workplaces with multiple units and subdivisions are kept organized? Well, that’s because they most likely employ the services of an administ...

    Read More

View All Career Advice

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. By using this site you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. To learn more, see our Cookie Policy. Accept and Close
Send your application through

Yahoomail Gmail Hotmail