SQL Database Administator

Start date : Asap
Duration : 6 months with possible extensions

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Mission :

Responsible for small to large and complex Microsoft SQL Server environments from different of our customers and our internal organization.

Main tasks are designing, setting up, configuring, managing and performance troubleshooting SQL Servers and SQL Server clusters.

These SQL servers can run on Physical servers but also as Virtual Server on the VMWare virtualization platform. From the management perspective, giving consultancy for optimization of the SQL Server environments.
SQL components in scope are SQL DB Engine, SQL Reporting, SQL Analysis Services, SQL Integration Services. Acting in a team in a Global Organization and supporting engineers from offshore locations for activities that need high-level skills.

Working in an ITIL-driven company and follow the adequate procedures with respect to Service Level Agreements.
Willing to participate in a guard rotation system and willing to perform activities outside business hours if there is need for.

Technical Expertise :
Good knowledge of Windows Server Operating System versions 2008, 2012 and optionally 2016
Excellent knowledge of SQL Server versions 2008, 2012, 2014 and optionally 2016
Excellent SQL Server knowledge in order perform deep-dive performance troubleshooting
Knowledge of SQL Reporting, SQL Analysis, SQL Integration Services
Relevant knowledge of High Availability techniques like clustering, replication and Always On
Knowledge of Powershell scripting
Knowledge of VMWare vSphere
Having programming skills is a Plus
Having knowledge of Big Data is a Plus
Having knowledge of Sybase is a Plus

Soft skills :
Having a passion for IT and databases
Analytical and problem-solving way of thinking and being technically creatively
Being communicative with colleagues and customers and being stress-resistant