Operational DBA with 3+yrs experience working with SQL Server 2014 Installation & configuration required by dynamic multinational in Dublin city centre.


  • Managing the data platform within the Production and Pre-Production environments.
  • Administering, monitoring and evaluating database health to ensure the integrity of production databases are secure and maintained.
  • Deploy and maintain additional software and middleware applications used to develop any web databased systems.
  • Constantly look for improvements for any platform or resourcing constraints through automation and new technologies.
  • Managing Data Base backups and transactional logging.
  • Perform system configuration management and troubleshoot any platform related issues.
  • Ensuring platform security, reliability and performance is maintained.
  • Attend stand-up meetings and collaborate with peers to delivery company/customer business requirements.
  • We are looking for an engineer who will actively engage in company operations and has a great passion for new technologies and tackling system problems.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a related discipline, or an equivalent level of technical knowledge required.
  • 3+ years’ experience working with SQL Server 2014 Installation and configuration, SQL Server Service Packs and Cumulative Updates.
  • Direct experience using SQL server Always-on availability groups.
  • Experience using distributed relay functionality
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Linux System Administration in a complex data centre environment.
  • Proficient experience with maintaining and scheduling backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Knowledge of how to detect and manage data corruption.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • Understanding of network (Routing, Firewalls, DNS, TCP/IP)
  • Experience with Monitoring – Zabbix, DataDog, Grafana, Nagios
  • Strong Knowledge of distributed systems
  • Experienced scripting skills (VBA, PowerShell, Python, etc..)
  • Good troubleshooting skills required.



  • Experience in Microservices and decoupled systems
  • Additional infrastructure, coding, monitoring skills.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Ability to understand virtual cloud architectures and layered application and database services.
  • Provisioning and configuration management tools (Puppet/Ansible/Chef) a plus.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMWare or KVM



Please contact Emer Moore to discuss in confidence



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