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SQL Server DBA

SQL Server DBA

Job Title: SQL Server DBA
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Industry:
Salary: €450 - €460 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5988
Contact Name: Mark Crorkin
Contact Email: mark.crorkin@vineresources.com
Job Published: October 16, 2017 10:58

Job Description

The Database Specialist is responsible for the administration of all retained production, test, development and training environments running MSSQL databases. The role will also work alongside the trusted partner to deliver the remaining database services, reporting into the relevant workstream Database Manager. The role requires daily involvement in Change Management, Performance Management, Capacity Management, Security Management, Compliance and Governance as well as 2nd/3rd line technical escalation for incidents and problems.
The Database Specialist will work with projects to build and review new database technology and review work carried out by trusted partners. The role also requires participation in a call-out rota for P2, P1 and MSO incidents.

Key Accountabilities:
Provide technical capability, support and maintenance for the database based platforms and processes across the group including the delivery and documentation of the following:
Escalated on-call 24x7x365 support
Operational, initiative and project based activities
Capacity and availability management
Performance management
Obsolescence management
Patch and vulnerability management
Technical design and implementation
Licence & Vendor management
Backup & Disaster recovery management/capability
Database security and hardening
Audit & Compliance
Provide key input into solution design, strategy & roadmaps
Resource management, covering both permanent & contract resource (on & offshore).

Specific Skills & Abilities:
Expert experience of core database technology products so that this role can act as a technical consultant.
Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration
SQL Server Integration Services
SQL Server Reporting Services
Windows Cluster
Active Directory
Significant knowledge of SCOM
Thorough practical and theoretical knowledge of SQL coding
Knowledge of backup and restore
Experience managing site-to-site disaster solutions.
Understanding of the telecoms and media business sector
Understanding of the IT and Transformation processes
Relevant industry experience in an operational environment
Qualified in one or more ITIL / Project Delivery methodologies
Proven track record of managing multiple complex project deliveries simultaneously.