Database Administrator (PostgreSQL)

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

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We’re on the lookout for energetic, self-motivated individuals who share our passion for service in the banking industry. To be part of the journey, follow the steps below:

1. To see what life at Capitec is all about and complete a short assessment, please click here!

2.  Once you have completed the above finalize your application by clicking apply below.

Who we are

We’re a bank, but we’re more than that too. We believe that banking is about people and that there’s a simpler way to bank, and that by helping our clients manage their financial lives better, we enable them to live better.

Why Choose Us
At Capitec, we offer our best by being a CEO in every situation – we always put the Client first, act with Energy and take Ownership. To support people in being their best, our Employee Value Proposition offers every member of our team value by encouraging their involvement in our organisation, creating cohesive teams, and providing growth opportunities as well as employee benefits and savings. We make it priority to ensure that each Capitec person feels known, valued, focused and has the opportunity to grow.

Picture yourself in the heart of a dynamic, fast-paced environment, where you can harness the power of you experience to make a real impact. If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding role that will allow you to grow your skills, then we encourage you to apply for this role today!

Join Us in Becoming the Best Bank in the World
We appoint people for their potential and continuously look for talented, driven individuals to help us innovate and evolve the banking industry. That’s why we focus on finding the right people for the right jobs. We love what we do – it takes a great team, commitment and dedication to build a brand that we are proud of and that our clients trust.

Purpose Statement

  • To commission and ensure the efficient running/operation of the PostgreSQL databases and server software within Capitec Bank.



  • Minimum 3 years experience in PostgreSQLdatabase administration and design.
  • Proven ability to perform both PostgreSQLand operating system performance tuning and monitoring.
  • Experience database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
  • Proven ability to write and understand scripts and PLSQL.
  • Proven experience in automating jobs and functions.

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant degree in Information Technology or Information Technology – Computer Science



  • Advanced database concepts
  • Good knowledge and understanding of
    • PostgreSQL database, related utilities, and tools
    • Underlying operating system
    • ALL PostgreSQL backup and recovery scenarios
    • PostgreSQL security management
    • PostgreSQl data integrity
    • Both database and system performance tuning 
  • Migrations of database to other platforms and other databases
  • Understanding of SQL code
  • Understand and support PostgreSQL Security and Auditing


  • Cloud platforms for AWS/Azure
  • Monitoring tools
  • Capacity Planning
  • Data warehousing


  • Communications Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)

Conditions of Employment

  • Contactable via own mobile phone
  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required

Capitec is committed to diversity, applications to this position will strictly be considered in support of our employment equity goals.

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