SQL Server DBA

Employment type:
Contract
Sector:
Banking
Location:
Zürich
Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Manage SQL Server databases 
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes
  • Monitor the health and performance of the system
  • Ensure the availability, sustainability and security of the system
  • Analyse, 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 24x7 support for critical production systems
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours
  • SQL Server DBA requirements and qualifications
Required skills and experience:
  • 5+ years' experience as a SQL Server DBA
  • 5+ years' experience with Performance Tuning and Optimisation (PTO)
  • 5+ years' experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • 5+ years' experience of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • 5+ years' experience with Windows server, including Active Directory
  • A sense of ownership and pride in your performance
  • Critical thinking
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications a plus
Language requirements:
  • German (B2+)
  • English (C1+)