Principal Data Platform Consultant


R60 000 – R70 000

The largest independently owned IT Services Company in South Africa is looking to fill the role of a Principal Data Platform Consultant within their BI and Data Science Division in Cape Town.


Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years solid hands-on experience in Microsoft SQL Server DBMS solution architecture, design and implementation
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Microsoft SQL Server (MDS and DQS)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Microsoft SQL Server Architecture designs
  • Knowledge of the MS BI Suite (SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS) would be beneficial
  • A solid understanding of the Microsoft SQL DBMS and TSQL
  • Experience in implementing SQL Server Hybrid Cloud solutions
  • Experience with Azure Stretch DB, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure DocumentDB, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
  • Experience and solid understanding of Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Server clustering (AlwaysOn Availability Groups and AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances)
  • Experience in SQL environment migrations, consolidation and optimisation
  • Experience in SQL troubleshooting and resolving database problems
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience and solid knowledge of indexes, index management and index statistics
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Experience in building automated maintenance plans
  • Experience in capacity planning
  • Good understanding of functionality within different Microsoft SQL Server editions and versions
  • Good understanding of Microsoft SQL Licensing models.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Microsoft Data Platform Solution Architecture
  • Microsoft Data Platform Problem Solving
  • Database Management, Administration and Support

Education/ Experience:

  • MCSE: Data Platform (SQL 2012/2014) or
  • MCSE: Data Management and Analytics (SQL 2016)
  • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (70-473 Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions)
  • BSc Computer Science / BCom Informatics or Information Systems (Preferred / Advantage) or Equivalent Experience.

REF: KJ0396

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