SQL Server DBA

SQL Server DBA
Dublin 2 Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

Dublin based utilities clients requires a SQL Server DBA to join their team on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage SQL Server databases
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes
  • Monitor system’s health and performance
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time
  • Provide suggestions for solutions
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with query tuning and schema refinement
  • Provide 24/7 support for critical production systems
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Database Administration / Development for Microsoft SQL Server (2005,2008 and 2012).

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems.
  • Experience in managing multiple clustered SQL server databases on shared storage.
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server including log shipping and clustering.
  • Excellent Knowledge of indexes, index management and statistics.
  • Experience of Database design (normalization, experience with VLDB management).
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Experience with Reporting and Analysis Services and working with BCP.
  • Experience with SSIS packages development and deployments.
  • Experience with SQL Server database table Partitioning.
  • Experience with distributed queries / federated tables.
  • Proven experience using T-SQL and query optimization.
  • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts, including PowerShell.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Failover clustering and Active Directory.
  • Mysql knowledge will be additional advantage
  • Experience in designing optimized disk configurations.
  • Good working knowledge of TCP IP and DNS.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.

Educational Requirements

  • Third level degree in a related subject.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 37.5 Hours per week
  • Annual leave
  • Pension
  • Healthcare contribution

Consultant Details

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Name: Sean Prendergast
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
Tel: 01 2866666
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