Careers at dotdigital


We are looking for an experienced SQL DBA to join our team in Cape Town.

dotdigital is a leading SaaS provider for digital marketing professionals, we help over 70,000 marketers in 156 countries communicate with the world. We’re growing fast and enjoy the challenge of using the latest technology to cater for a growing customer base and to automate administration tasks. Applicants should share our drive for making our products lightning fast and have the motivation to continuously learn and develop new skills. You will have the opportunity to work in a growing team with some very experienced developers and fellow DBAs.

The DBA team are core to our success, we are responsible for our data platform and work to empower our in house development team to design highly scalable, robust and performant features. SQL Server is at the heart our data platform and we push it to the limits dealing with ever growing workloads and multi-terabyte, high throughput, highly available databases that will stretch your knowledge of SQL and strengthen your skills as a DBA.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years working as a SQL Server DBA (SQL 2016+)
  • Advanced T-SQL skills with practical experience automating processes
  • Understanding of execution plans, concurrency and indexing
  • SQL Server HA & DR
  • Proven PowerShell experience

Desirable Skills:

  • Azure or Google cloud platform
  • Azure DevOps
  • Working with large multi-terabyte databases
  • C#
  • BigQuery
  • SQL Server MCSA / MCSE
  • Systems administration experience using Windows Server and Active Directory



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