Senior SQL DBA


We are currently on the lookout for a Senior SQL Server DBA to join a leading product company. You will join the Infrastructure team and will be responsible for administrating and developing a number of large-scale SQL Server database systems comprising of both high-volume transaction processing and data warehouse environments.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Managing physical, virtualised and clustered SQL Server instances
  • Ensuring the highest level of system security, reliability and performance are maintained including regular patching of all environment servers
  • Performance tuning and optimisation.
  • Work closely with our development and data warehouse teams to ensure production changes are checked and verified
  • Managing and building a long-term database backup strategy and disaster recovery plan as the company expands
  • Support the Data Warehouse team

Key Attributes:

  • 6+ years’ experience in a similar role with experience of SQL Server
  • Strong T-SQL programming skills
  • Experience of cloud-based RDBMS systems, e.g. AWS RDS, Azure
  • Solid experience managing SQL Server Availability Groups
  • Knowledge of PowerShell and/or other scripting languages
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Linux systems in a complex data centre environment
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Some experience on SAN configuration and management
  • A forward-looking attitude to database technologies, choosing solutions that best meet our longer-term business needs
  • Experience of Kafka, MySQL, Redis a nice to have

Get in touch if you feel this an opportunity that may be of interest to you and I can provide you with a more detailed spec. 

Email: [email protected]

Client Requirement: Candidates must be based in Ireland and hold a valid Stamp 4, Spouse visa or have EU Citizenship!!!



Derek McCormack, Principal Recruiter - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Derek joined e-Frontiers as a Technical Resourcer / Recruiter beginning his career here as a recruitment professional. Derek has a number of years’ sales and customer-facing experience working in the Retail Sector. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Hons) from Athlone Institute of Technology. Derek is part of the permanent Software Engineering, Data and Test team responsible for hiring Software Engineers.

Specialises in: SQL, Data Science, Data/BI Analyst, DBA, DWH, Business Intelligence, ETL, Data Visualisation, Data Engineer, Frontend, Full stack