Senior Database Administrator

13 December 2017, Comments: 0

Reference: VAC-15452M
Company: Software Development Company
Location: Nicosia
Salary: About 3,000 – 3,500 Euros gross monthly (dependent on skills and experience) plus medical insurance.

Job Detail
Due to the extension of their company our client, a fast growing IT Company based in Nicosia, is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Database Administrator. This position provides optimal room for advancement and unlimited potential for career development.

Monitor performance of database systems resources and query throughput
Optimize SQL code as necessary
Create and manage multiple databases and assist in capacity planning, monitoring, maintain database systems and troubleshoot problems that may arise
Maintain data integrity and security (manage roles and permissions of database users)
Generate traces, execution plans, identify performance issues, deadlocks/contention and in general troubleshoot and resolve database issues
Monitor and maintain database maintenance plans for backups, index rebuild/defragment and database statistics
SQL Server Installation, upgrades, migrations and configuration
Install database software service packs and cumulative updates as necessary
Maintain database documentation as required
Perform database backups and restores
Follow processes to implement database configuration changes (deployments)
Proactively monitor and respond to MSSQL database alerts

EU-citizenship/Work permit
5-6+ years’ experience as a database administrator in SQL Server environment
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
Excellent knowledge of the English language
Ability to work independently on complex projects
Experience of administering SQL Server 2012 databases and above (MSSQL 2016 preferably)
Experience with Monitoring & Diagnostic tools
Experience with Windows Operating Systems and Web servers
Extensive experience in T-SQL and stored procedures, query tuning on high transaction systems, SQL CLR integration, Service Broker integration, XML processing
Experience in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services(SSRS)and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Experience in ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) development / data integration
Proficient in monitoring and troubleshooting database activity and performance
Experience with MSSQL
Ability to develop procedure documents and maintain detailed database related documents
Innovative approach to work, constantly looking for upgrading the system to more efficient and effective innovative technologies
Experience providing technical advice and guidance to colleagues

The working hours are from 9.00 – 18.00 with one hour lunch break (starting at 8am also possible)

The company offers a salary of 3,000 – 3,500 Euros gross monthly (dependent on skills and experience) plus medical insurance


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