SQL Database Engineer - SQL Server, VMware

Recruiter
PW IT & Digital
Location
Chatham
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SQL Database Engineer - SQL Server, VMware - Chatham, Kent - Up to £35,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits. Please click on the below link to view the full job description.

I currently have a brand new opportunity for someone to join a very successful Infrastructure team and business and an Infrastructure Database Engineer based in Chatham, Kent.

The company offer a modern working environment, the latest technology, great teams of people, internal progression within your team and other areas, paid certifications (role dependant) and excellent benefits (see below).

The main purpose of the role is to support and maintain the companies Infrastructure ensuring the IT systems have minimal downtime and perform reliably across the group 24/7/365.

Daily duties

  • Ensure all database servers are backed up to meet the business' Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
  • Test backups to ensure we can meet the business' Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
  • Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends
  • Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimise false alarms
  • As new systems are brought in-house, choose whether to use clustering, log shipping, mirroring, Windows Azure, or other technologies
  • Install and configure new SQL Servers
  • Deploy database change scripts provided by third party vendors
  • When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes
  • Write technical designs and documents to include documenting the company's database environment
  • Recommend tools to diagnose server reliability and performance issues
  • Assist in selection and evaluation of external technologies
  • Mentor other engineers as needed
  • Maintain the company's compliance standards and ensure timely completion of all mandatory on-line training modules and attestations

Skillset - Essential

  • 2 years Onsite and On-call Operational and troubleshooting experience with multiple production SQL Servers is essential
  • 2 years experience of implementing and working with multiple of the following is essential: Failover clustering, SAN replication, SQL high availability technologies, Analysis Services, Integration Services and Reporting Services
  • 1 years experience of working in a virtualised (VMware) infrastructure estate
  • Good working knowledge SQL Server 2005-2014
  • Good working knowledge SQL Server merge, peer to peer, or transactional replication
  • Good working knowledge of working with NoSQL databases

Benefits - 24 days hols plus bank holidays, holiday purchase, private medical insurance, private health insurance, death in service, season ticket loans, cycle to wok scheme, eye test vouchers, childcare vouchers.

SQL Database Engineer - SQL Server, VMware - Chatham, Kent - Up to £35,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits. Please click on the below link to view the full job description.


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