Senior Database Administrator SQL Server (& Oracle)

Senior Database Administrator SQL Server (& Oracle)

Category: Database Administration
City: Lisboa, Portugal
Position ID: J0621-1987
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is looking for a Senior Database Administrator SQL Server (& Oracle) to join our team.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•The position described here will be situated in the SQL team, but will ideally be able to support Oracle as well. Focus will be with the support of the systems for the French customers.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•Database Operations (FOCUS, SQL Server), General database operations on productive systems including these tasks:
oAttend the daily global operation meeting
oRespond to incident, changes and requests within defined SLA
oMonitor backups and resolve issues
oMonitoring through tools and/or custom scripts
oGeneral technical trouble shooting and resolution of issues
oRoot cause analysis for incidents and propose preventive measures
oMigrate / upgrade / copy databases
oSupervise automated patching
oConsult, plan and execute activities with customers
oProvide 24x7 support and resolve upcoming issues independently
oSupport DR tests
oCommunicate recognized risks, issues and areas for improvement

•Database Engineering, If skills and capacity are available, it is possible to get involved in engineering topics like:
oContribute to the development and elaboration
oSetup and maintain documentation
oAutomate, industrialize and improve the functioning of the Database infrastructure, using scripting (PowerShell) and Puppet
oParticipate in developing new services
oGet involved in Security and Audit topics
oEvaluate new features and DB related products

•Technical MUST:
oSQL Server (2008 to 2019): Demonstrated multi-year experience in database administration in complex production environments
•Technical SHOULD:
oExperience with basic Oracle operations
oExperience in administration of MongoDB
oFamiliarity with ServiceNow

•Technical COULD:
oExperience in administration of Couchbase, PostgreSQL, Db2
oExperience with Public Cloud: AWS, Azure
oScripting, automation skills, Puppet

•Transversal skills:
oExperience in change management. (ITIL methodology)
oWillingness to show initiative and proactivity, to be rigorous and responsive
oHave a strong sense of service delivery and communication
oOpenness to work in a global, international team
oBe able to work autonomously


  • SQL Server

What you can expect from us:

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