Wednesday 21st November 2018

SQL Server Database Administrator

We require an experienced SQL Server Database Administrator for our Database Services team which supports customers in both the UK and Ireland.

Trilogy Technologies is a leading provider of IT managed services for businesses across Ireland and the UK. We offer career progression opportunities for all in a fun and caring environment. We value technical excellence and are looking for team players who demonstrate professionalism, operational excellence and pride in supporting and protecting our customers’ IT.

SQL Server Database Administrator

The Database Services Team is responsible for the highest standards of database management, monitoring and proactive support across Trilogy’s contracted customers in Ireland and the UK.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
  • Design, install, configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Install, configure and manage Reporting Services and Replication Solutions (Always On, Mirroring, Log Shipping, SQL Data Replication).
  • Independently analyse, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes.

Essential skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Have a proven track record in trouble shooting and problem solving.
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and clients.
  • Work individually and as a team.
  • Be able to follow company procedures and methods.
  • Available to work out of hours/weekends if necessary.

Education and experience

  • 5+ years MS SQL Server administration experience required.
  • Experience with performance tuning and optimisation.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server.
  • Experience with migrations of SQL Server between versions and/or servers.
  • MCSA or MCSE Certifications.
  • Basic knowledge on Oracle Database Administration an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Windows operating system essential.  Knowledge of Linux and Unix platforms an advantage. 

Location

  • Park West, Dublin 12.
  • Some remote working available.
  • Occasional on-site client meetings.

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