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SQL Database Administrator

  • Salary: €65,000 - €70,000 per year (+5% Bonus & Benefits)
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: Database Admin
  • Date posted: 22/02/2018
  • Job reference: J382196A

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Location: Dublin City Centre
Salary: €65,000 - €70,000 per year (+5% Bonus & Benefits)
Contract Type: Permanent
Start Date: Up to 1 Months' Notice Period Accommodated


Our client a leading ecommerce organization are looking for an experienced SQL Database Administrator to join their team based in Dublin City Centre on a permanent basis

SQL Database Administrator RESPONSIBILITIES:

This role involves governance and expansion of the existing Database architecture as well as planning for the future. Our client is interested in candidates who are willing to step out of the classic DBA role and who are willing to embark on configuration management, server provisioning automation practices and to nurture close and open relationships with Developers and Operational Engineers.

SQL Database Administrator KEY Requirements:

  • The position requires at least 5+ years of database administration experience in a production environment using MS SQL Server 2008R2/2012/2014 and exposure to MySQL 5.5/5.6/5.7
  • Experience working with Amazon RDS and Azure SQL database
  • Experience with MySQL replication, highly-available DB clusters.
  • Innovative approach to systems architecture, performance tuning, backup and recovery, high availability and scalability.
  • Multitasking skills and ability to take part in multiple projects
  • Ability to take ownership of upkeep and operational stability of MS SQL Server and MySQL DB instances.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL/T-SQL language
  • Experience with data warehouse jobs, SSiS and SSAS services, data fixing
  • Good knowledge of Python, Ruby, Bash or Powershell.
  • Quick learner with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Documentation skills
  • Strong people management skills required for this role, as role holder will have to work across a management layers

SQL Database Administrator DESIRABLE / ADVANTAGEOUS Requirements:

  • Sc. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related subjects
  • Experience with Configuration Management frameworks, such as Chef, Puppet, Salt,etc.
  • MySql clustering solutions
  • Knowledge of Linux O/S and kernel
  • Knowledge of Windows O/S and working in an Active Directory environment
  • Programming skills
  • Understanding of supporting infrastructure components, particularly storage configuration
  • Knowledge of and experience with MS SQL Server is a distinct advantage