Trainee Database Administrator

Isle of Man
Our client seeks a Trainee Database Administrator to join their team.
Role Profile:
The Trainee SQL DBA will be an important member of the Data Services team, responsible for managing the organization's SQL Server databases. This professional will work closely with the Senior DBA team and other technical teams to learn and develop their skills in database administration tasks such as installation, configuration, backup and recovery, and performance tuning. The Trainee DBA will also assist in ensuring that databases and data are secure and have adequate backup and retention mechanisms in place. As a member of the Data Services team, the Trainee DBA will have the opportunity to grow and develop their skills in a dynamic and challenging environment, while contributing to the overall reliability and accuracy of the business applications and systems. It is also expected for this professional to develop automation using programming languages like PowerShell and Python.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Designs and implements SQL server instances and physical databases in line with business applications needs. Assesses proposed changes which impact data storage and usage requirements, ensuring database infrastructure is appropriately updated to accommodate changes without loss of performance or data integrity.
  • Monitors database performance and activity and proactively identifies and investigates problems and issues. Recommends solutions and implements data base changes designed to address performance issues. Performs routine configuration, installation, and reconfiguration of database and related products. Automates regular database activity such as backups and test environment provision.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Completion or in progress of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Some exposure to SQL Server database administration, such as through academic projects, internships, or other relevant work experience.
  • Basic understanding of database concepts and fundamentals.
  • Demonstrate a positive motivated attitude.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to achieve tight deadlines.
  • Takes responsibility for own work.
  • Willingness to learn new things.
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Good team player.
  • Able to balance the conflicting needs of others to deliver the best possible outcome.
  • Understands the roles of IS within an international financial company.
  • Commits to exceeding expectations and needs to internal/external customers, possesses “customer first” mind set.
  • Commitment to providing good customer service.
  • Ensures that work is accurate and well presented, that customer care is given priority above all else and that in both areas effort is made to exceed the minimum standard required.  Shows concern for detail no matter how small.  Takes a pride in doing a job well.
  • Database administration related knowledge (preferably with SQL Server technologies).
  • Programming language knowledge.
Angela Westmorland
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