Senior SQL DBA

Recruiter
CGI IT UK
Location
Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior SQL DBA Position Description Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of a dynamic company that gives you a direct stake in its success? If you do, we require a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator. Apply today and find out how CGI can match your career ambitions. CGI Technical Services require a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator to work as part of the team with focus on production database infrastructure architecture design. Additional responsibilities include production database administration including BAU and Change activities. The role reports to the Database Administration Team Leader and is based in Bridgend office. However, travel to our Birmingham office will be expected on a monthly basis or ad-hoc basis. This role requires security clearance and the candidate must be willing to go forward for SC, SC+, DV and NPPV clearances with potential for others in the future. The candidate should be willing when relevant to join Overnight Standby rota and be available for Out-of-hours changes. To travel to client sites when required for limited periods of time. Your future duties and responsibilities Your Main tasks and Objectives will include but not be limited to performing new contract adoption / transition activities, Enterprise level production database infrastructure design and implementation and participation in infrastructure design workshops. You will also be required to provide ongoing Database Administration service as defined in customer contracts. This typically comprises of production DBMS Support and resolving incidents within strict SLA deadlines, performing planned database changes both in and out of core business hours within SLA deadlines. You will be involved in the installation, upgrade and patching of SQL Server environments, including clustered environments and migrations from earlier versions of SQL Server and be required to formulate and enforce DBA team standards and best practices, including security strategies. Required qualifications to be successful in this role You must have demonstrable experience of SQL Server DBA Admin SQL 2000 , 2005, 2008, 2012. Knowledge and experience of deployment and maintenance of High availability and Disaster Recovery systems including failover clustering, AlwaysOn Availability Groups, mirroring, log shipping, replication is essential along with Database Performance tuning, transactional and peer to peer replication, Windows Server 2008 and 2012 knowledge and Strong T-SQL scripting skills Knowledge of the following would be desirable; SQL Server 2014, MSCTS / MSCITP certification (MSCTS / MSCITP certification in SQL Server 2008/12) SQL Server in a NetApp Metrocluster environment. SQL Server on SAN storage, including usage SAN replication for DR purposes. Windows Cluster Administration , SSIS, SSAS and SSRS knowledge. PowerShell scripting skills , ITIL Build your career with us. It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this changeâ€"supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create. Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com. No unsolicited agency referrals please. CGI is an equal opportunity employer. Skills

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