DevOps DBA - Senior

DevOps DBA - Senior
United Kingdom

Job Description

DevOps DBA - Senior


The DevOps DBA will be responsible for the automated provisioning and configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To be considered you must have a strong experience deploying and managing large environments with expertise in Powershell and automation background.


  • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems (private and public cloud).

  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.

  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.

  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes

  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.

  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.

  • Performs other duties as requested

  • Develop tools/scripts in powershell or python

  • Work on a on-call predefined shifts

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience required

  • 5+ years experience with Windows Server Systems administration.

  • 1+ year’s professional experience in Software Development (desired)

  • 1+ year's professional experience with AWS (desired)

  • You must ensure that compliance with data protection legislation under the DPA, EU GDPR, any other ​applicable ​data protection legislation​.


  • Powershell

  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization, using monitoring and troubleshooting tools

  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models

  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA), Clustering, and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server

  • Experience working with Microsoft Windows Server, including Active Directory

  • Strong grasp of automation tools: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt or CFengine - Required

  • Solid understanding of version control principles, preferably using GIT

  • Motivated to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment

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