Studio 29

Senior DataBase Administrator

  • Location George, Western Cape
  • Category DBA
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary
  • Ref # 5526

We need a hard-core DBA to join this team. An expert who enjoys challenges, likes puzzles, and is solution focussed. If you have been in a DBA specific role for 6+years and an expert in your field these intricate databases could be the challenge you need.

Job description

This will be a candidate that is skilled in programming, software engineering, data architecture, and data management. The candidate will be analysing and meeting the organisations need for the management input and security of data and developing and identifying the tools that will support these needs. The candidate will oversee the optimization of SQL queries, database structure, backups and audits, to ensure that the database performs at optimum and remains accessible, secure and stable.


Managing the development, health and performance of SQL databases

Configure servers and processes to improve reliability and cut down on development times

Uphold and enforce database standards for developers when it comes to structure, naming convention, best practice, including guidance on complex queries and processes

Mentoring, training and knowledge sharing

Conduct database troubleshooting and maintenance

Using the requirements specification, design and structure the data and work closely with the developers to ensure the system meets these requirements

Continually find ways to better handle data and increase system efficiency, aka optimizing queries, changing data structures and automating tasks

Develop improved methodologies and institute best practices around database security and access

Support release deployment activities

Are you ready to make a major change in your life?

Big town salaries & tech – small-town vibe & values with a mix of big town entertainment & country living. The Garden Route offers it all. If you are ready to semi-grate, we have an opportunity for you to be part of an inclusive, fun and high performing organisation based in George.


A well-established, stable & successful software house working with local and international clients. Leaders in their industry with a focus on innovation and new technologies and platforms like Micro services, SOLID principles, Docker, Kafka, Mongo DB, RESTful, json, Azure, Machine Learning, AI, Python, etc.

With a team of around 40 smart & passionate people in the software division, projects are varied and interesting.

If you have a passion for all things technical, a solid work ethic and solid experience in a similar role, join this collaborative team who work together to achieve the business goals, constantly looking to add value to their customers.

This role is permanent/full-time and based in George. If you are wanting to make a difference in your work/home/life balance then this is the role for you

Live & work on the beautiful Garden Route

Sometimes during a crisis, the Universe throws us an opportunity to reset our lives. Working & living in a crime-infested, smog-filled, noisy city may have seemed normal but now that we have had time to reflect, is it?

Nowhere is 100% safe, but some places are more so and offer food for the soul. The Garden Route is just such a place with all the magnificence it has to offer.

Now is the time to rebalance your world by semi-grating.

Semi-gration is an option for those who seek a better quality of life away from urban crime, congestion and the concrete jungle, to the smaller, safer, scenic places that will decrease stress and provide a better quality of life, without leaving South Africa.

Imagine working for a company that believes you should have a private life? A company that puts family values and happy employees as top priorities. Then imagine going for a walk on the beach, or in the forest. Imagine not having to sit in traffic, or spend 2+ hours of your day travelling. Then imagine, on top of all that, a company that has its focus on innovation and new technology. Salaries are based on "big city" market values so your lifestyle improves substantially.

This company is scaling internationally and career growth is guaranteed!