Database Administrator

Johannesburg: Permanent
Ref No: KK/00050/19

Do you have experience developing and maintaining databases and compiling reports? Are you meticulous, detail-orientated and a good communicator? Then look no further.

Anova Health Institute is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most.

We seek the skills of a meticulous, detail-oriented individual with a commitment to ensure auditable reporting practices are followed. The main purpose of the role is to provide seamless solutions for improved access to quality data from Anova projects and the Department of Health (DoH).

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Provide solutions by developing data collection and management tools
  • Develop and define database physical structure and functional capabilities; database security; data back-up and recovery specifications
  • Maintain database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implement new releases, complete maintenance requirements and Performance Indicators
  • Supports database functions by designing and coding utilities
  • Capacity development of users

Essential qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent qualification
  • Expert level knowledge on SQL, PHP and stored procedures
  • Experience in Data Performance Tuning and Optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Knowledge of Disaster Recovery options for MSSQL Server
  • 5+ years’ experience with Performance Indicators, M&E, Data quality and reporting
  • 3+ years’ experience in Data Warehouse, SQL and GIS

Submit your CV and application letter to Malligan Zondi at

Please specify the above position and reference number on the subject line for a quicker response.

Good luck!

Closing date: 22 March 2019

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