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SQL Server Operations Specialist

SQL Server Operations Specialist

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As part of the fuctional team of SQL Server Administrators, you will be responsible for:

- Operating SQL databases ensuring that systems are running optimally (availability, efficiency and recoverabilit)
- Designing, planning and implementation of new SQL Server estates
- Consolidation/expansion of existing services
- Designing and implementing monitoring solutions for SQL databases
- Develop and maintain automation scripts for daily operations
- Ability to establish alliances with other teams through recognition of dependencies
- Ensuring security and privacy policy
- Acting as an expert to client and development staff in all phases of the development and implementation process

- Expertise in managing SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014
- Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc.
- Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using SQL Server monitoring utilities such as Idera SQLdm, BMC Patrol, NewRelic, Spotlight, SQLSentry
- Ability to detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention
- Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering
- Experience with AlwaysON Availability groups, clustering, replication, log shipping, mirroring and storage replication technologies
- Expert experience in implementing operational automation
- Strong knowledge of indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching
- Knowledge of SQL Server tools ( Profiler, DTA, SSMS, SAC, SSCM, PerfMon, DMVs, system sprocs)
- Solid acquaintance with windows server, security delegation, SPNs, storage components
- Service Management expertise using SNow will be considered a plus, but not required.
- Working knowledge of Business Intelligence (BI) platforms including SSIS, SSAS and SSRS
- Any skills in open source and/or No SQL databases
- Experience with Cloud database hosting providers AWS EC2, Azure VM and Azure SQL Database
Soft Skills required
- Attention to Detail
- Keen interest in SQL technologies by understanding new current/forthcoming versions (e.g. SQL 2016, etc.)
- Skills in using analytics, logic and reasoning to troubleshoot issues and find the best solutions to overcome challenges
- Passion for providing excellent support to all types of users as well as impeccable verbal and written communication skills
- Organizational proficiencies to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision
- Team player with the ability to interact with multiple levels of personnel within the organization

Formal Education & Certification
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science / information system / Electronics Engineering or equivalent
- ITIL certified – Added advantage.
- SQL Server certified professional – Added advantage

We offer
- A large number of career opportunities in different business areas
- The best medical cover on the market with free dental care
- Generous and competitive benefits package (multisport cards, insurance, vouchers)
- Offices in close proximity to Krakow’s city centre



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