Senior Microsoft SQL DBA

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Experienced Professional (6 to 10 years) Job Netherlands, Delft Corporate Functions Netherlands

The Job

­­We are looking for a Senior Microsoft SQL DBA, working from our Headquarters in Delft, to join our Corporate IT Applications team. As a Senior Microsoft SQL DBA you will take responsibility of the engineering, management and design of Database Administration related to our Infrastructure systems and servers; focussing both on operations in the present as well as performance in the (near) future.

About the Global Services Department
Exact is an International software company originating in Delft and consisting of three business units which are supported by our Global Services Department. Exacts Global Services combine company-wide needed support services like Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Facility Services, Procurement and Corporate Communications. The Global Services departments provide the full range of services and support necessary for Exact employees around the globe to perform in the most effective and efficient way and in alignment with corporate strategy.

About the team
Exacts Corporate Information Technology team forms an integral part of our Global Services Department. ‘Corporate IT’ takes responsibility for all IT related hardware, software and services used by our own staff, across all locations. Divided into three teams – Infrastructure, Applications and Support – a total of twenty five people take care of all IT needs of fifteen hundred colleagues working across forty locations in fifteen countries. The Infrastructure team consists of eight people, of which six focus on the design and management of our infrastructure servers and systems.

Your responsibilities are:
  • You will be part of a team, maximizing uptime and performance of our Applications and services delivered to our internal clients across the globe;
  • Engineering, design and management of 30+ Database Instances including backups, restoration and disaster recovery and reporting;
  • Day to day operations including configuration settings, changes and troubleshooting on SQL database administration;
  • Analyze and optimize queries and advice internal development teams;
  • Create procedure and supportive documentation;
  • Build and support SSRS reports is a Nice to Have,  as well als building and supporting SSIS packages;
  • Guide and coach others.

You Offer

  • Experience with Database Administration for MSSQL Server 2016 and up ;
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems (database integrity, performance, blocking and deadlocking, replication, log shipping, connectivity, security etc.);
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools;
  • Experience with backups, restore- and recovery models;
  • Knowledge of SSIS and SSRS;
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA), Clustering and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server;
  • Experience in automation using scripts;
  • Knowledge of Very Large Databases (VLDBs) administration and maintenance;
  • Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics;
  • Good communication and documentation skills;
  • Preferred candidates would also meet the following criteria: experience in MCTS, MCITP, MVP: Certification is a plus;
  • You are analytical, pro-active and think out of the box while providing insights on how to continuously improve the environment;
  • Strong presentation skills and good interpersonal communications skills;
  • Positive attitude;
  • English proficiency is a must, Dutch proficiency is a ‘plus’.

We Offer @ Delft

 
  • You will be offered a contract for a period of one year with the prospect of an indefinite contract;
  • You will receive an annual 13th month’s salary, 22 vacation days and 4 non-sick days, on top of that each year you will receive a loyalty day;
  • You will work in an ambitious and international environment;
  • Last but not least, you will be working in our corporate headquarters building, which many consider a home away from home. It features a fitness centre, an espresso bar and a different culinary experience every day.
If you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this position, please convince us by applying either in Dutch or English by uploading your resume and motivation letter.

Our Culture

Exact combines the energy of a startup with the benefits of a multinational. We think actions speak louder than words and continuously strive for innovation; technical as well as personal. Each day again, we challenge ourselves and each other to be better than the day before. There’s never a dull moment at Exact.
Exact has an open and welcoming culture in which anybody can have impact. We value ideas by their merit, not by their source. New opinions, people and principles keep our minds flexible, while we stay committed to our mission of empowering SME’s to be the driving force of the global economy.
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Recruiter Wendy Vermeulen
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