For a large bank based here in Switzerland we are looking for a SQL Server DBA to join the team. We can only consider candidates with good spoken German (B2 certified minimum).
The successful candidate will have a varied and hands-on role working in IT primarily but not
exclusively supporting our many SQL Server environments. You will work closely with the Applications Management team working collaboratively to deliver new projects, system upgrades or actively troubleshooting issues.
SQL Server DBA - Management of the various Production/Test and Development databases instances, patching of databases and ensuring the whole environment is running efficiently. Knowledge of SQL and performance tuning.
Strong Foundations around Microsoft Environments - Windows and Active Directory. Linux experience is helpful.
Operations - Ensuring system processes are properly scheduled and monitored, and able to work on call to manage incidents that happen out of hours or over weekends for system upgrades.
Release Management - Manage testing and release of new IT services, with a strong emphasis on adopting proper change management processes.
Problem Management - Assist in continual improvement of systems through careful analysis of issues and their causes.
Experience, qualifications and other requirements specific to the role
We are looking for candidates with:
Good spoken German
+4 Years Experience in Financial Industry
Detailed Run-the-Bank knowledge and ability to drive operational efficiency and improvements
Excellent knowledge of MS SQL Server and Windows Server Environments
Knowledge of Oracle, Linux and AIX would help in the wider IT Operations role
Other useful skills include knowledge of tools like Nagios,Splunk and experience in programming Shell-Scripts, IIS
Experience of managing small projects independently like system upgrades
Strong team player with an ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence amongst peers and colleagues
Flexible individual willing to get involved where required and keen to face new challenges and learn new tools
Strong Service Delivery Mentality with real attention to quality and excellence in all areas