IC Resources Ltd

Database Administrator

Location
Berlin
Salary
Highly competitive salary + bonus
Posted
05 Jul 2017
Closes
02 Aug 2017
Ref
J42167
Contact
Seamus Hayes
Job Function
Design, Operations
Specialist Area
Software
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Database Administrator
Berlin, Germany
Highly competitive salary + bonus

IC Resources has an urgent requirement for a Database Administrator for our rapidly expanding client based in Berlin who operates within the financial sector. The business language is English and any ability to converse in German would also be highly advantageous.

Main tasks and candidates should have experience of most of the following:

*Maintaining, analysing and optimizing PostgreSQL and MSSQL live and test databases
*Installing and testing new versions of the databases
*Ensuring the high availability of live database clusters
*Investigating performance degradations and suggest mitigation options
*Collaborating closely with both the Development Team and the Business Intelligence Team to ensure the database configuration meets the requirements of applications and BI tools
*Continuously improving the monitoring of live database clusters
*Implementing and automating backup & recovery procedures and ensuring these procedures are functioning correctly
*Evaluating future database set-ups to ensure a stable performance of DBs despite the growing number of requests and higher volumes of the stored data

Your profile:

*University degree in computer science or a similar vocational training
*Three or more years of professional experience in PostgreSQL database administration
*Strong knowledge in the optimization, tuning and configuration of PostgreSQL
*Good knowledge in SQL query performance optimization
*Experience in large database migration projects is beneficial
*Knowledge in database scaling techniques for high performance databases
*Good knowledge in Unix operating systems
*Strong analytical skills and the ability to understand existing systems
*Good communication skills, combined with a high customer and service orientation
*You are a team player and eager to work within a multinational environment
*Innovative mindset and passionate about new ideas or technologies

If you have the skills/experience required to fulfil the role please contact Seamus Hayes to apply or for more information.

Keywords: Berlin, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, UNIX, Database, Business Intelligence

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