Data base Post

Database Administrator, Western CapePurpose Statement

To commission and ensure the efficient running / operation of the database management systems within Capitec Bank.


External candidate 2+ years’ experience in database administration and design
Internal candidate: 0+ years’ experience in database administration and design
Internal candidate: 2+ years’ experience in Capitec IT database related development

4+ years’ experience Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
2+ years’ experience in performance monitoring/analysis and capacity planning
1+ years’ experience in Operating System Administration

Qualifications (Minimum)

Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

A relevant degree in Information Technology
Certification in SQL Programming


Min:Detailed knowledge of:
SQL Server and\or MySQL and\or Oracle design and administration
SQL Server and\or MySQL and\or Oracle performance and capacity analysis
T-SQL and\or SQL\PSM Programming and optimization

A sound understanding of:
IT systems development processes (SDLC lifecycle)
Business continuity planning
IT Operations
SQL Server Internals and\or MySQL Server Internals

A sound understanding of:
Storage/SAN architecture
Networking fundamentals
Automation and scripting
X86 Hardware architecture

Knowledge of:
Data warehousing
Big data
Cloud platforms
NoSQL technologies (e.g. MongoDB)


Communications Skills
Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
Planning, organising and coordination skills
Analytical Skills
Attention to Detail
Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)


Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
Working with People

Additional Information

Contactable via own mobile phone
Clear criminal and credit record
A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required
Willingness to travel nationally if and when required
Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required

Please click on “Apply for job” below and follow the link to the online application form.

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