Database Administrator (m/f)

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 16 Nov 18

Database Administrator (m/f)

About our client
Our client is a renowned bank.

On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is currently looking for a Database Administrator.

This is a contract role based in Zurich.

Your mission
- Monitor and provide operational support for the database environment
- Configure, manage and maintain databases environment
- Perform database administration of the environment
- 2nd and 3rd level support
- Work with the operating systems: Unix, Linux, Windows
- Write and troubleshoot shell scripts
- Ensure integrity of supported environment
- Take part in DR tests
- Handle and manage capacity requirements
- Install and configure MS SQL Server instances
- Troubleshoot, root cause analysis, performance tuning and improvements
- On-call duties: evenings and weekends

Your background
- University degree in software engineering, computer science, business analysis
- At least 8 years of experience in configuring, managing and maintaining database environment
- Experience working in the Swiss banking environment
- Experience working with:
AIX 6.1 and 7.0
Linux 6.8, 6.9, 7.2, and 7.3
Windows 2008, 2012 and 2016
Oracle 11gR2, 12cR1, Real Application Clusters, TDE and data masking
MS SQL Server 2008, 2012 and 2016, installing and configuring MS SQL Server instances
DB2 V9.7 and V10, HADR
- Experience with database Backup and Recovery strategies
- Experience with troubleshooting, root cause analysis, performance tuning and improvement
- Good communication skills
- Strong team player in a global environment
- Fluency in English

What's on offer
- Work for a world-wide known bank
- International and multi-cultural working environment
- Great working environment, dynamic team
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✓ using my personal information or
✓ supplying it to third parties upon express consent for the purpose of informing me of potential job opportunities
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