Senior Database Administrator

For our office in Frankfurt, Germany, we are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Senior Database Administrator (m/f) (Job-ID: 19022) to join our international team at the earliest possible date.

Main tasks and responsibilities:
• Installation, configuration and maintenance of MS SQL Servers (2005-2017) production and non-production environment
• Administer, maintain data integrity and security of MS SQL Servers
• Prepare and document Business continuity plan and backup strategies to ensure resources are available within maximum tolerable downtime
• Ensure high-availability for mission-critical databases and implement disaster recovery solutions with Always On Failover Cluster Instances, Always On availability groups, Database mirroring and Log Shipping
• Scale out readable database replicas with SQL Server 2016 distributed availability groups
• Synchronizing and distributing database objects with SQL Server Transactional Replication for reporting needs
• Obfuscate data on the test environment, maintain and enhance data masking workflow
• Tracking and logging SQL Server and database events with SQL Server Audits
• Automation of day-to-day administrative and operational tasks

Requirements & attributes:
• Expert in managing MS SQL Databases with minimum 3 years’ experience working as Senior MS SQL Databases Administrator and should be able to provide technical leadership to Database Administrators
• Extensive experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning
• Performance monitoring and tuning ability to diagnosis and resolve performance problems occurring in complex environment
• Hands-on experience with data encryption technologies like transparent data Encryption (TDE) and Always Encrypted and should be familiar with Data Protection Law
• Understanding of SQL Azure databases
• Open and friendly personality with an ability to interact with people on different hierarchal and technical levels
• Well-organised person who can multitask, work independently or as part of a team and has the ability to prioritise work under pressure
• Excellent English language skills, both spoken and written (German language skills are a strong advantage)
• Knowledge of ITIL processes and working with a ticket management solution is preferable. Microsoft certifications will be an advantage
• Knowledge of tools like SCOM, SolarWinds, Delphix and Veeam Backup & Replication is preferable
• A degree in an IT-related field is preferable

Our offer:
• A substantial degree of flexibility, allowing for an autonomous approach to performing duties
• Challenging and varied work
• Flat management structure
• Long-term prospects with plenty of opportunities for professional development and growth
• Excellent team-oriented and international working environment

If you think you fit the profile, we look forward to receiving your application in English, including your CV, a motivation letter and salary expectations via the following e-mail address:

recruitment@quipu.de

The deadline for the submission of applications is September 23rd, 2019. Please include the Job-ID in your application.