Database Administrator - Oracle / SQL Server

Job Title: Database Administrator - Oracle / SQL Server
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16927 / AEJ
Contact Name: Anya Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2020 16:53

Job Description

Database Administrator (SQL Server / Oracle) - 6 months contract - Luxembourg - £250 to £300 - Outside IR35!!!

This requirement is working for a Government Client within the European Commission and would see you based in Luxembourg 5 days a week. It is initially a 6 month contract, however, there are possibilities for extensions. 

  • Deployment of new versions of applications on different environments (integration, acceptance, production) and monitoring of the deployment cycle
  • Monitoring of database activity and preventive and corrective actions
  • MS SQL Server administration skills: on premise installation/configuration/management
  • Monitoring of database activity and preventive and corrective actions
  • Oracle DB administration skills, mostly for the daily operations and in support of the DBA team
  • Participation in Oracle DB migrations
  • Basic RHEL Linux administration
  • Management of DB backups, performance tuning, maintenance (patches, upgrade)
  • Infrastructure level administration of hosted products such as Drupal and associated technical components
  • Drafting of environmental documentation and maintenance procedures
Qualifications / Requirements
  • University Degree in IT or related field with a minimum of 5 years of professional IT experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the use of MS SQL Server
  • Minimum 2 years of experience using Oracle DB
Professional experience on the following is required:
  • RedHat Linux
  • MSSQL Server, Oracle DB and preferably also MySQL
  • Shell Scripting
Experience on the following is highly desirable:
  • Azure SQL DB
  • NFS
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Drupal
A very good knowledge of written and spoken English is required and some knowledge of French is desirable. 

Whilst the UK contracting market is predicted to become unstable over the next few months, take the opportunity to work European wide and away from the IR35 headache.

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