SQL Database Developer

R300,000 - R360,000 yearly
  • RecruitWell Human Capital Solutions
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 15 May, 2018
Full time IT Management General Information Technology

Job Description

Job Purpose: 

To assist with application user support, acting as a first level support helpdesk, including user training, supporting, creating and developing insurance product on various insurance applications software with advanced data analytics experience.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Provide external and internal support on all software application with primary focus on Cardinal Insurance system
  • Able to write complex database queries
  • Ability to write programs to import data and transactions in the applications
  • Capable to writing Stored procedures
  • Ability to manage large data
  • Good report writing skills
  • Ability to write API interfaces to act with other third-party databases
  • Maintain software components and ensure reliable deployment of new features
  • Provide ongoing user support and training.
  • Setup and deploy database releases to clients' QA, UAT and live environments
  • Documenting, troubleshooting and problem resolution steps independently
  • Responsible for collaborating with a variety of individuals and teams at all levels within the organization
  • Ability to understand MS _SQL databases, write queries extract data
  • Perform advanced root cause analysis on bugs and databases
  • Configure and maintain in house scripting
  • Automate and implement processes


  • Matric with a minimum of 3 year’s solid work related development experience in the workplace, with insurance product building and support experience (tertiary exposure excluded). 
  • Programming certification required
  • Must have database experience
  • Microsoft Windows Desktop experience required
  • Ideally an IT Diploma or related Degree will be an advantage but is not essential
  • Good communicator and ability to support user issues
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment preferred but not essential