SQL Server Database Administrator

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3 months rolling contract
Stelfox Ltd
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SQL Server Database Administrator

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3 month contract

€400.00 - €450.00

The company are looking to hire yeterday, they are interviewing immediately and want to have th position filled as soon as possible. If you apply today you could be interviewing tomorrow.

You will be working on the day-to-day administrative and operational tasks of managing and supporting a large, transaction-intensive database environment. You will be working on voluminous database access, redundancy, security, financial transaction processing, compression, and data archival and backup, among other issues.What you need to be able to do:
Identifying and correcting performance issues, reviewing systems and error logs, storage management, backups, job monitoring, optimisation efforts, data integrity analysis and resolving database contention issues
Supporting development efforts including specifying requirements, developing test plans, setting up test environments including generating test data and data migration, creating/modifying tables, views, stored procedures, and triggers, developing ad-hoc queries and reports
Designing database schemas and managing object permissions and accesses
Good knowledge and use of the principles of software design and implementation
Ability to work with large complex systems and develop new enhancements
Develop design specifications, author internal documentation and participate in the review of these documents
Excellent performance tuning and optimisation skills
Solid experience with disaster recovery methods and capacity planning
Worked in a very large database environment
Some data modelling experience

Technologies you need to know about:
Proficiency in a broad array of technical skills including, operating systems, networking, databases, data structures and commercial application development
5+ years commercial experience
4 years minimum SQL Server experience with a strong relational database background
SQL Server clustering
T-SQL savvy
Datawarehouse experience, a plus
Windows 2003 Server and SQL Server 2005 experience

BSc degree in EE/CS/Computer Engineering required; MS degree preferred, or relevant work experience