SQL Server DBA – Belgrade

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SQL Server DBA – Belgrade

eFront is a leading software provider of end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial industry. eFront’s solutions for cross-asset classes serve more than 800 customers in 48 countries, including companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors. Founded in 1999, eFront has offices in New York, Montreal, London, Jersey, Paris (HQ), Dubai, Boston, Belgrade, Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing amongst our 20 global locations.

In order to support our constantly growing business, we are looking for:

SQL Server DBA – Belgrade
Department: Product & DevOps

This team services all our clients deployed on all countries and the role requires a self-motivated nature with the responsibility to take ownership of one’s work and flexibility to work on a team. The highest level of client service is expected to assist in determining the client’s needs and work both independently and with our internal team to meet deadlines and client expectations.
The Database Administrator’s role is to design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability. This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software.

Your main responsibilities will be:

Strategy & Planning
· Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers
· Work with application development staff regionally and abroad to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures
· Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets
· Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction

Acquisition & Deployment
· Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
· Work with application development staff regionally and abroad to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures

Operational Management
· Create models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones
· Install and configure relevant network components to ensure database access as well as database consistency and integrity
· Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues
· Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements
· Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems
· Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems
· Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases
· Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to business user needs
· Perform database transaction and security audits
· Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels
· Develop routines for end users to facilitate best practices database use
· Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team
· Provide off hours emergency response support

Required skills and experience:

· College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science
· 5+ years overall IT experience
· 3+ years hands-on production and development environment DBA experience in high availability/high volume SQL Server environment
· Full professional proficiency in written/spoken English
· Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
· Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting database servers, including SQL 2012 availability groups and SQL 2008 high availability environments
· Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience
· On call availability
· Database cloud technologies a plus

Personal Attributes:

· Good written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
· Strong technical documentation skills
· Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products as required
· Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
· Highly self-motivated and directed
· Keen attention to detail
· Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
· Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
· Strong customer service orientation
· Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

eFront stands out as a real career booster :
• We are at the crossroads between software and the thriving businesses of Private Equity and Real Estate
• We foster international and cross-functional mobility across our broad office network
• Our culture encourages risk-taking and innovation
• While we are a financially robust and established company, we are still as agile and boiling as a start-up and offer plenty of opportunities to gain responsibilities rapidly.

This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious and rising professional to join a rapidly growing and successful company.
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