SunGard Database Administrator Senior in United Kingdom

Database Administrator Senior

  • Job ID #:JR12745

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  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Travel Percentage:0

  • Primary Location:GB-London-London Jefferies International Limited-3965

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Education & Experience Requirements

Skills Requirement

  • Education - Bachelor or higher degree.

  • 8-12 years’ experience in working in IT services organization.

  • At least 8+ years of SQL DBA experiencecovering implementation, production support and project work.At least 4+ years of exposure as L3 support role.

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in an environment where ITIL processes are implemented

  • At least 2 years’ experience in working with UK / US clients.

  • In client facing role(s) for at least 5 years.

  • On call support for at least 5 years.

  • Excellent Documentations skills in MS SharePoint 2010 /2013

Mandatory skills-SQLServer administration required skills

  • Senior SME levelSQLDBA with extensive experience in large and critical environments.

  • Good knowledge of performance tuning at both server level and query level. Candidate must be knowledge of perfmon, SQL Server dynamic management views.

  • Good knowledge of SQL server internals

  • Good knowledge of SQL partitioning

  • Hands-on experience on mirroring, log shipping and replication.

  • Good knowledge of scripting. Ability to write T-Sql scripts, vb-scripts, PowerShell or SSIS packages.

  • Hands-on experience on SQL Server Clustering

  • Hands-on experience on Integration Services, Reporting services and Analysis services

Good to have skills

  • MySQL knowledge / experience.

  • PowerShell, batch scripting.

  • Sybase and Linux Knowledge.

  • Application support (Murex, Calypso, Bloomberg, Reuters etc.)

  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certified

Certifications Desired

  • MS certifications on SQL 2008 / 2012

High Level Role Responsibilities and Interpersonal skills needed for this role

  • Ability to think about a problem, identify what we have and implement solutions to solve the problem independently

  • Work with onsite client team / Application owners in US / UK to Migrate Applications, Database building and Decommissioning

  • Should be flexible to work in shifts, predominantly UK OR US shifts

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to think in and out of the box.

  • Self-motivated, conscientious, dedicated individual who works equally well independently or as a member of a team

  • Must be willing to take responsibility and ownership instead of waiting to be assigned work

  • Must be willing to participate in follow the sun support for SQL, Sybase

  • The candidate must be willing to provide weekend support for SQL, Sybase and MYSQL, the support is rotated among DBA's in US and India

  • Enable and support the team in resolving day-to-day production issues, application upgrades and patches, performance analysis, disaster recovery implementation, capacity planning and other activities as may be necessary.

  • Work on Change implementations during UK, US business hours & weekends as per change management process

  • Available on call to drive major incident / outage resolutions

  • Documentation & Operational performance reporting

  • Own Service Improvements

  • Execute on demand IT projects

  • Documentation

  • Drive compliance to client and organization processes and policies

  • Ensure Quality of deliverables

  • The above is not a comprehensive list and could change based on business requirements

FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping. FIS’ more than 55,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.



FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is availablehereandhere

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