Database Administrator (DBA) @ Mantis Corporate R&D (Athens / Greece)

  • Location: Athens / Greece
    (ref. code R&D-2021-DBA)
    Position: 1 full time

We are looking for an experienced SQL Server DBA to join our team! As a SQL Server DBA you will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems. Additionally, develop MS-SQL queries and procedures, create custom reports to enhance organizational productivity.

Job Description:

  • Manage SQL Server databases
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes
  • Monitor the health and performance of the product
  • Database performance tuning
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Analyse, solve, and correct issues in real time
  • Provide suggestions for solutions
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with query tuning and schema refinement
  • Develop, implement and optimize stored procedures and functions using T-SQL
  • Review and interpret ongoing business report requirements
  • Research required data
  • Analyze existing SQL queries for performance improvements and suggest new queries if needed
  • Develop procedures and scripts for data migration
  • Provide timely scheduled management reporting
  • Ensure Data Security
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Three to five years of experience as a SQL Server DBA or similar role
  • Three to five years of experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO)
  • Three to five years of experience of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • Excellent understanding of T-SQL programming
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft SQL Server
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, as well as performance monitoring standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Analytical Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Understanding of information legislation
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Software Engineering or a related field
  • Excellent command of the English language

Nice to have:

  • PowerShell and Unix shell scripting skills
  • Familiarity with SSAS, SSIS, SSRS
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Server environments
  • Experience with cloud services
  • MCSE/MCSA certifications preferred