INFOSEC Database Administrator

City of Cape Town, Western Cape 7 March

Job Crystal (Pty) Ltd

  • Description

    We’re looking for a senior, security focused, DBA to join our INFOSEC Team. In this role you’ll act as the focal point for all Database Security and best practice, security related, recommendations.

    Duties will include, but not limited to:
    •Enhancement of DOS systems Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability
    •Act as an interface between INFOSEC and other teams including Enterprise/Infrastructure and Architecture
    •Keep abreast of new technologies being considered/practiced
    •Taking responsibility for sharing knowledge of technology updates to the wider team
    •Act as a mentor defining, demonstrating and communicating best practice to other team members
    •Engage with the wider IT project management teams to ensure early visibility of upcoming projects, and to support with the system/infrastructure design process
    •Identify and patch known and reported Vulnerabilities
    •Record database security configuration and store securely
    •Mature database security procedures and policies
    •Define and implement secure database / application architecture
    •Audit database logins, user activities (UeBA) and alert on anomalous activities using Elastic Search
    •Develop Daily Security Checklists
    •Develop a one stop portal for all Database Security/Posture (Elastic Search)
    •Document Database Interconnectivity


    Demonstrates consistent behavior aligned to the Organizational Performance Culture

    Job Requirements:
    •In-depth experience of working with SQL Server 2005 to 2016+.
    •In-depth experience with SSIS, SSRS.
    •Hardening of SQL servers and services with BPA and the like.
    •Auditing and alerting for database technologies.
    •Basic Knowledge of networking and Firewalls.
    •In-depth knowledge in Database Activity Monitoring, Encryption.
    •In-depth understanding of Windows Server and OS.
    •Clustering & Network Load Balancing technologies.
    •Privilege Account and Access Management.
    •Database Security Technologies.
    •Microsoft MCDBA and CompTIA Security+
    •8+ years’ Technical Experience.

    Personal Competencies:
    •Assertive, confident and innovative
    •Pro-active, organised and strong personal drive
    •High numeracy, analytical, problem solving skills
    •Adaptable and resourceful in an ever changing environment
    •Systematic, logical and meticulous
    •Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    •Sound organisational and time-management skills
    •High stress tolerance

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 8
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • INFOSEC Database Administrator

  • Recruiter

    Job Crystal (Pty) Ltd

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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