[Clug-work] Position for Database specialist

Johann Spies johann.spies at alterit.co.za
Tue Aug 12 21:35:09 SAST 2014

Stellenbosch University

DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology
and Innovation Policy

 Database Specialist
(Ref. LSW20/256/0714)


The successful incumbent will work closely with the current
Database Manager in the development of a range of bibliometric
databases, with the aim of strengthening SciSTIP’s current capacity in
database management and bibliometric analysis 


A relevant Bachelors degree (Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics
will serve as a strong recommendation) * familiarity with Linux system
administration in a production environment * programming experience in
Python, SQL, HTML and JavaScript * the desire and ability to learn new
technologies *  the ability to work well in a team.  


Practical experience in web server administration * practical experience
in the administration of one of the following databases: PostgreSQL;
MySQL; Oracle; or another SQL database * practical experience in the use
of Web2py or another Python MVC-framework for development * programming
experience in C, Pascal, OCaml, JQuery, Ruby, Perl, Bash or other

Commencement of duties: 1 October or as soon as possible thereafter
Closing date: 18 August 2014
Enquiries regarding the job content: Prof. Johann Mouton at jm6 at sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical
assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources
Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment
Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic
composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the
appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including
the names and contact details of at least two referees), must reach the
University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

Apply online at www.sun.ac.za/english/careers

J.H. Spies - Tel. 021-982 2694 / 082 782 0336 / 021-808 4599(w)
             Posbus 4668, Tygervallei 7536

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      and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him 
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                                Isaiah 55:6,7 

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