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SQL DBA - Cloud and Automation
Salary: £45K - £50K per annum

SQL Database Administrator with cloud skills required for a Global Software company in Glasgow city centre.

The company in question have a hugely dynamic Infrastructure as Code environment, trying their level best to adhere to the principles of test-driven development and service orientated architecture. The DevOps team (where this role sits) was set up around 3 years ago and they are continuously growing from not only Glasgow, but worldwide.

You will be working closely with the development and operations teams responsible for setting up automated deployment pipelines and working to reduce release cycle times. This is an opportunity for an experienced DBA with SQL skills to work within a heavy cloud environment (largely AWS). The client are looking for a DBA with strong automation skills and someone who can develop scripts in Powershell or Python.

The DevOps DBA will be responsible for providing consistent performance across many corporate applications and you will be responsible for the automated provisioning and configuration, maintenance and performance of the SQL relational databases. There will be further responsibilities liaising with numerous factions of the business based throughout the US, India and Brazil

The organisation are a global technology company and provide managed service solutions for company's across the globe. They are very passionate about technology and are continually adapting to staying "ahead of the curve".

Responsibilities involved:

** Manage multiple versions of SQL Server (2008, 2012, 2016, 2017) through multiple product lifecycle environments from development to mission-critical production systems

** Configure and maintain servers and processes, including monitoring the system health and performance, ensuring strong performance, availability and security

** Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes

** Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment

** Develop tools/scripts in Powershell or Python

Key Skills required:

** Strong SQL Server Database Administration (2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2016, 2017 etc)

** Windows Server Systems administration

** Cloud experience (ideally AWS)

** PowerShell or Python scripting

** Exposure to Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting, Backups, Recovery

** Knowledge of High Availability, Clustering, DR (Disaster Recovery)

** Ideally automation experience (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt or CFengine)

This is an opportunity to work within a growing and fully automated DevOps team. The company have global reach and you will be working alongside some of the best DevOps specialists around.

If you are interested, please apply or call Hamish at Cathcart Associates.

SQL, DBA, Database Administration, DevOps, RDBMS, Powershell, Cloud, AWS, Glasgow

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Ref: VR/27162
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