graduate I.T/Telecoms job-DBA II

By | August 22, 2017

graduate I.T/Telecoms job-DBA II

  • Location: Johannesburg, ZA
  • Nedbank Recruiting
  • Date Published: 22 August 2017
  • Closing date: 31 August 2017


Nedbank Group Technology

Nedbank’s centralised technology unit is responsible for all the components of the Group’s Technology processing, development and system support.

Job Purpose

  • Provide DB2 mainframe database support. 
  • To ensure the installation; design; configuration; upgrade; administration; monitoring and maintenance of databases and associated software products in support of operational systems and the development environment.
  • To ensure the integrity; reliability; efficiency and security of enterprises data.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain stakeholder relationships.
  • Ensure client needs are understood and met.
  • Build client relationships by providing first line support, standby and acting within mandate.
  • Ensure stakeholders are informed of database changes/enhancements through participation in progress reports.
  • Contribute to a culture of transformation by participating in Nedbank culture building initiatives, business strategy, and CSI.
  • Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise, ensuring personal and professional growth.
  • Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and values, leading by example.
  • Identify opportunities to improve or enhance processes, adding value to Nedbank.
  • Ensure that all financial recoveries are captured in the correct and appropriate financial systems within specified timelines.
  • Ensure improved database performance.
  • Ensure that version control procedures are observed, apply fixes and maintain supplier and user documentation in conjunction with specialist.
  • Monitor database activity and ensure efficient access to data.
  • Resolve work obstacles by providing input in a variety of database integration issues.
  • Participate in optimisation of database performance and resource usage.
  • Ensure smooth workflow.
  • Participate in disaster recovery by planning, testing and ensuring recovery plans are updated.
  • Document and implement database related scripts and queries.
  • Participate in setting standards for database administration.
  • Comply with policies, standards and procedures.
  • Participate in root cause analyses on incidents/problems experienced.
  • Identify database problems through online monitoring and preventative maintenance.
  • Contribute to the achievement of team goals.
  • Ensure knowledge management, continuity and team success through constructive participation in a diverse team and by sharing knowledge with team.
  • Prepare for the next level job by actively participate in job shadowing.
  • Broaden knowledge by attending conferences, forums relevant to remaining current in field.
  • Participate in skills development of junior DBA’s by providing technical mentoring to peers.

Essential Qualifications – NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Essential Certifications

  • Database Foundational Certification on domain technologies with DB related knowledge

Preferred Certifications

  • DB2 Administration v 10/ DB2 Administration v 11

Minimum Experience Level

4- 6 years exposure to IT environment with 4 years DBA

Behavioural Competencies

  • Applied Learning
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Initiating Action
  • Work Standards
  • Managing Work (includes Time Management)
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Customer Focus


Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566



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