Friday, August 1, 2014

SQL Server database consultant - Pythian Hyderabad _ 1 Aug 14

OVERVIEW: The Database Operations Specialist will, as part of a team based approach, supply complete support for all aspects of database and application infrastructure to a variety of clients, as assigned under the vigilance of a senior team member of Team Lead.
  • Configuring and maintaining database servers
  • Supporting SQL Server Database services
  • Administrating backup procedures and disaster recovery plans
  • Troubleshooting operational problems
  • Administrating proactive daily checks
  • Responding to monitoring alerts
  • Participating in on-call coverage rotation plan
  • Communicating status and planning activities to team members and Team Lead

Desired Skills and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires specialized knowledge and experience in performing some or all of the following:
  • Installing, configuring and upgrading SQL Server databases
  • SQL Server Administration including:
    • SQL Server technical support
    • SQL Server tools
    • Designing and/or implementing various SQL Server backup/recovery strategies
    • SQL Server replication
    • SQL Server Disaster Recovery and High Availability solutions (Clustering, Log Shipping, Database Mirroring
    • T-SQL coding scripts, procedures, functions, etc.
    • Performance tuning of SQL Server databases
  • Client requests and projects as required
  • Working directly with the internal team and Team Lead
  • Potentially working directly with external customers
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Good customer service focus with the ability to manage customer expectations and priorities
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Self-motivated and directed, while working in a fast-paced demanding environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Good analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Understanding of current IT service standards such as ITIL
  • Participate in on-call rotation and periodic overtime
  • Ability to perform primary job functions while standing or sitting for extended periods of time
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers (or skill with adaptive devices) to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computing equipment
  • The incumbent must spend long hours in intense concentration
  • Stress may be caused by the need to complete tasks within tight deadlines
EDUCATION: Undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology or related field.
DISCLAIMER: An equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered. Pythian is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a security check.

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