Database Engineer | FinTech, Payments, SQL Server

Deerfoot IT Resources Limited
£65000/annum OT + benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Database Engineer - £65,000 + OT + excellent benefits

Database Engineer / Administrator needed by payments-focused FinTech company. Our client, a FTSE 100 business, provides small and medium sized organisations with a variety of online and cloud business management software and services - including accounting and payroll, ERP, CRM and payments. This role sits in the Payments area.

The successful Database Engineer will become the 4th member of a high-function Database Team. You will work with the team to maintain a highly-available, concurrent and large-scale system; as well as helping on the journey towards full AWS implementation.

Key Skills / Experience
* Experience with VLDBs in a fast-paced and highly transactional OLTP set-up
* Deep knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (and later, like SQL 2014 and 2016)
* Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, DMVs, Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and traces
* Improving storage and index structures, managing concurrency, query optimisation and execution plans
* SQL internals and database architecture and design
* Strong T SQL programming

Bonus points:
* MySQL, Aurora, Linux, AWS, Cloud
* NoSQL (DynamoDB, MongoDB and Cassandra)
* Agile, DevOps, Git/Jenkins, Ansible
* Experience in the Payments industry

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