Careers at Ascent Technology

We are constantly looking for eager, experienced and talented Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database Administrators and Consultants who are motivated and driven.

We also run an annual learnership programme in the various database disciplines. We recruit young dynamic university graduates and put them through a rigorous training program, thereafter the successful candidates are offered employment with the company to join our team of database administrators.

Education, Qualifications and Necessary Experience for:
  • Principal Database Consultant (all criteria for Database Consultant/Administrator plus)
    • At least 5 years experience in database administration
    • Detail knowledge of Clustering, Replication and Partitioning
    • In depth understanding of relevant Database Technology architecture
    • Strong performance tuning abilities including code optimizations
    • Problem Solver
  • Database Consultant/Administrator (all criteria for Learnership Program plus)
    • At least 3 years experience in database administration
    • Detail knowledge of Integration and Reporting Services (if MS-SQL)
    • Strong T-SQL or PL/SQL abilities
    • Vendor Certification in Database Administration is advantageous
    • Proficient in Unix/Linux (if Oracle)
  • Database Administrator Internship
    • At least 60% for Maths and Science in Grade 12
    • National Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
    • Self Motivator

  • Legal & Compliance Internship
    • Grade 12 or National Senior Certificate
    • Relevant Para-legal Qualification or current LLB or BA Law student
    • Reliable transport
    • Exposure to a legal practice or in-house legal department will be advantageous
    • Relevant working experience in the Information Technology industry will be advantageous

  • Finance Internship
    • Grade 12 or National Senior Certificate
    • National Diploma Accounting or BCom, BCompt Degree Accounting
    • Reliable transport
    • Proficiency in Microsoft office, sage Evolution experience will be advantageous
    • Exposure to an accounting practice or in-house accounts department will be advantageous
    • Relevant working experience in the Information Technology industry will be advantageous

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