Location: Centurion

Position Overview

We want you to consider working for Lodestone Systems Consulting as a permanent Database Administrator Graduate!!!

Lodestone Systems Consulting is subsidiary company of e-Logics and is situated in Doringkloof/CENTURION, specialising in developing, implementing and supporting tailored software and process solutions.

Our staff consists of dynamic, innovative, knowledgeable and outcome-driven people, who attach importance to the achievements of the company and their individual work. A closely-knitted approach ensures open communication amongst all employees and that all benefit from success.

Please attach the following documentation with your application

  • Motivational letter elaborating on yourself and why we should consider you for this vacancy
  • Please advise in your motivational letter:
    • Possible/soonest commence
    • If you have reliable transport
    • If working hours from 08:00 – 17:00 will suite you
    • If possible overtime requests will be a problem for you
  • Updated CV
  • Please indicate gender, race, residential address, contact details, subjects studied, academic achievements.
  • Most recent official academic transcripts
  • South African ID

This vacancy offers you a cost to company annual salary ranging from R150,000.00 – R180,000.00.

Specific Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining, modifying, updating, and providing quality assurance and performance-tuning for database, according to software specifications, IT protocols, and established business rules.
  • Conducts monitoring of appropriate primary and secondary sources to update database.
  • Performs quality control audits to ensure accuracy and completeness of data.
  • Identifies maintenance and enhancement issues relating to database design and integration with new and existing applications and systems (local and web-based)
  • Ensures that data integrity issues are identified and proactively addressed.
  • Formulates and documents database policies, processes, procedures and standards relating to data entry/maintenance to facilitate work across multiple applications throughout organization.
  • Produces documentation for users; responds rapidly to users requests for assistance.
  • Builds and maintains strong, trusting relationships with non-technical users, as well as with technical coworkers in software development roles, in identifying database performance gaps and emerging opportunities, and addressing user needs and issues.
  • Works with other IT staff to coordinate maintenance of the database with other databases, to ensure data and performance integration across several software applications and/or locations.
  • Monitors database activity and use; prepares monthly status reports (qualitative and quantitative) for supervisor, coworkers, etc.Qualifications and Experience
  • Applications are open to individuals who were born in South Africa, or became South African citizens prior to April 27, 1994.

Please note that we are a proud supporter/contributor of Black Economic Empowerment, therefor preference will be given to African, Coloured or Indian candidates.

Applicants who meet the following requirements may apply

  • Student studding his/her Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Informatics or Bachelor of Science in Information Systems or Computer Science.
  • 65% academic average
  • Experience with CRM and IT initiatives, project coordination, and direct user support will be beneficial.

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Good business acumen
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Good leadership capabilities
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Demonstrated success in multitasking, thinking critically, and meeting deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills.

How to Apply

Apply Online ( Click Graduates > Database…)