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Senior Database Administrator

Date Posted
3rd September 2017
Reference
VAC-26780
Sector
Information & Communication Technology
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited to fill the post of Senior Database Administrator

Job Description

Job Summary:
The Senior Database Administrator has the responsibility of maintaining the integrity of the RDMS at the UDC. He or she oversees all aspects of the Corporations' database, including database architecture design, implementation, administration, monitoring, tuning, back-up, migration and support. The incumbent will be required to examine existing systems and recommend new or improved ones where relevant.


The  ideal candidate should have
Specific Knowledge, Qualification and Experience

  • B.Sc. Degree in Computer Science or related held
  • At least three (3) years experience in systems design and programming
  • Professional certification or experience in Microsoft Windows environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
  • Working knowledge of SQL relational database management systems (RDBMS)
  • Strong knowledge of database architecture and its implementation
  • Strong knowledge of backup and recovery of database systems.
  • Strong knowledge of instance, database and query tuning to improve the performance of the database/ application
  • Certificates in Supervisory and Project Management would be an asset


Required Skills and Specialized  Techniques 

  • Extensive experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on high transaction systems.
  • Experienced in SQL Server Integration Services iSSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS).
  • Experienced in Eli (Extract-Transform-Load) development / data integration.
  • Sound knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture and SQL/T-SQL.
  • Proficient with SQL server profiler for monitoring and troubleshooting database activity and performance.
  • Strong understanding of and experience with SQL Server high availability options such as clustering, mirroring, log shipping, and replication.
  • Ability to develop procedure documents and maintain detailed database related documents.
  • Innovative approach to work, constantly lu air g to upgrading the system to more efficient and effective new technologies


We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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