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SQL Database Design Engineer

DXC Technology
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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You will be responsible for the end to end architecture, design and delivery of a SQL Server platform to meet the requirements of our enterprise-scale public sector customers.

What's in it for me?

Bring a solid background in SQL RDBMs, we'll bring career progression, training and development opportunities in any area of IT you wish to progress within for your own personal development. Similar to shaping and defining the solutions you deliver, you will have the ability to shape and define your own career path, through hands-on technical work or via our own DXC University. We provide discounted gym membership, health and dental insurance options as well as a strong flexible working environment to ensure you have the options of fitting your work around your lifestyle.

Essential Skills requirements:

  • Proven track record of designing and implementing Microsoft SQL Server business continuity solutions and the supporting infrastructure is essential. Including AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances (Single and Multisite) and Availability Groups.
  • Proven experience of delivering these solutions into both virtual and physical server platforms.
  • Ability to provide High Level and Low Level documentation to support the design, implementation and ongoing support of the solution provided.
  • Experience working within highly secure environments.
  • A strong background in SQL Server Administration including implementing industry recognised Best Practices.
  • Strong T-SQL skills to automate administration and configuration tasks.
  • Ability to monitor/troubleshoot/performance tune SQL Server.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to explain complex SQL Server design principals to both technical and non-technical staff.
  • The ability to manage priorities and maintain engagement across several projects at various phases of their lifecycle.

Desirable Skills:

  • Deployment and management of SQL Server to cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure or AWS.
  • Experience with 3rd Party SQL tools from Red-gate, SentryOne, Spotlight etc.
  • Implementation of Power BI.
  • PowerShell scripting to automate SQL Server install and configuration.

Experience requirements:

Experience as a full time SQL Server DBA

Applicants must be eligible or hold UK SC security clearance.
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