Database Administrator

For our Cloud Operations Department, we are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Database Administrator (m/f) Job-ID: 18053 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 of experience as MS SQL Database Administrator
  • 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:

The deadline for the submission of applications is 31st January, 2019. Please include the Job-ID in your application.