Programmer / Database Administrator


An exciting career opportunity currently exists within OPTRON for a Programmer/Database Administrator.  The position will be based at our Head Office in Centurion, South Africa. The successful candidate will report to the Technical lead in the Enterprise Business Solutions & Services division.


*Full description below

  • Creating scripts on amongst other a Trimble Mining SQL Server database.
  • Writing procedures and functions on abovementioned SQL Server databases.
  • Writing procedures and C# programs to import data from other source systems into the abovementioned databases, some of these on the cloud.
  • From time to time get involved in other software development projects
  • Preparing training courses on products mentioned below
  • Installing configuring and maintaining products on customer servers
  • Design and development of database systems
  • Setting up and installation of web sites
  • Extensive travel and working in remote locations

Minimum Requirements:

  • A BSc Computer Science degree from a reputable South Africa University
  • 4-5 Years software Development Experience
  • 2-3 Years SQL Server scripting experience
  • 2-3 Years SSRS experience
  • Valid passport
  • Own reliable transport
  • Valid unendorsed driver’s license
  • Responsible self-driven person with initiative who takes ownership for his/her portfolio
  • Ability to solve problems alone when in remote locations without help.
  • Ability to switch rapidly between tasks when needed
  • Ability to learn new customer environments and software tools

REMUNERATION PACKAGE:       Market related remuneration and benefits

Should you be interested in this opportunity and meet the minimum requirements, please complete the form below or submit a detailed CV to before COB on Friday, 19 March 2018.

Note: In accordance with the company’s Employment Equity Policy, preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates.

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