Minimum experience: 5+ years’ experience in production database environments
Self-motivated SQL DBA with a minimum of three years SQL DBA experience and strong customer service and problem-solving skills required for a position in Strand.
The ideal candidate would be someone who is team-orientated but able to work independently and identify and resolve issues pro-actively.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Administration and management of databases in SQL Server environments
Ensuring Standardized Administration practices are implemented – Monitoring and alerting
Monitoring, Performance Tuning and Optimization
Database security and compliance
Commissioning and de-commissioning of SQL Server instances
Database High-availability design and implementation
Assisting with Business Continuity planning
Disaster Recovery design, implementation and testing
Developing database standards policies and procedures
Database upgrades, i.e. from a lower version of SQL Server to a higher version of SQL Server
Migrating on-premise instances to Cloud (keeping replication intact)
Data Processing /Staging.
SQL Reporting Services; writing reports
It is essential that the candidate has experience in the following:
Replication (setup / migration /troubleshooting)
Troubleshooting other MSSQL problems, e.g. timeouts, slow running queries, deadlocks, security, parallelism
Best practice SQL deployments
TDE, and other encryption methods
In return, a competitive salary is on offer.