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SQL Server DBA

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East Croydon
Job description:

Dotmailer is a global email marketing automation SaaS platform headquartered in London. Our market-leading platform empowers our clients marketing and ecommerce teams to create engaging and relevant email marketing programmes. We continue to experience exciting growth in our business since we began in 1999. As part of this continued growth, we have expanded our operations across the UK, Eastern Europe and the USA with offices in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Belarus, New York & Sydney.

Dotmailer is currently migrating systems into a number of geographically separated windows failover clustered in Azure. AlwaysOn will be the primary method for HA and DR. Environments currently run on SQL Server 2012 Enterprise edition in distinct geographical locations, contain numerous VLDBs processing ~ 1.5K batches per second with tables in excess of 12 billion records. Migrations to SQL 2016 will be undertaken in 2016/2017.

The Role:

The successful candidate will work with an experienced SQL Server DBA Team and aid in the development of highly scalable architecture with very large data sets.

Your primary responsibility will be to manage existing systems and work alongside development teams in the design and deployment of scalable enterprise solutions running on SQL Server. Refactoring existing systems to improve scalability will also be a key focus along with monitoring/tuning of production systems.

Required Skills:

  • 3-5 years working as a SQL Server DBA
  • SQL 2012+.
  • T-SQL
  • Database Design
  • Tuning
  • Refactoring
  • Partitioning
  • SQL server HA & DR
  • Windows failover clusters
  • Mentoring or people management exposure

Desirable Skills:

  • Working with VLDBs
  • PowerShell
  • SQL Server MCSA/ MCSE
  • SQL Server Migration/ Consolidation
  • Database Lifecycle Management (TFS /TeamCity)
  • SSIS
  • Azure
  • Systems administration experience using Windows Server and Active Directory

Applicants should share our passion for making our products highly available, lightning fast and have the motivation to continuously improve.

You will have the opportunity to work with some very experienced developers and technicians in the group. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to learn and grow their knowledge within the team.