Performance DBA

  • Bracknell, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Snow Software is changing the way organizations think about their technology investments, empowering IT and business leaders to drive transformation with precision and agility, today and into the future. That's technology intelligence. 

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity presents itself for an experienced SQL DBA to join a performance engineering team to work on a variety of application development projects. The individual will work closely with technical leads and developers to assist in both logical and physical database design along with database & SQL performance tuning and optimization.

  • Design databases to support business applications, ensuring system scalability, security, performance, and reliability
  • Create and enforce database development standards and ensure cross-team coordination
  • Coach and mentor developers in our organization. Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams
  • Plan and implement data platform resources (Azure SQL database/elastic pools for scale and performance)
  • Implement secure cloud environments (Configure Authentication, Implement Encryption and compliance control for sensitive data)
  • Monitor and optimize operational resources (Index and Statistics Maintenance)
  • Perform automation of tasks (Implements Alerts, Schedule and Automate tasks in Azure)
  • Plan and implement a High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HADR) environment
  • Perform administration on Cloud and On-Prem Environments


To succeed in this role you must have… 

  • Ability to troubleshoot Database mirroring and SQL Always on
  • Knowledge of NoSQL and other cloud databases such as Cassandra or Postgres
  • Strong Azure Cloud Infrastructure experience
  • Knowledge of performance storage disks
  • Backup and recovery
  • SQL 2016 essential
  • Linux (preferably Red Hat)
  • MS Windows Server and Active Directory
  • Web-server skills/IIS/Web-site management, Powershell Scripting
  • Production SQL Server database administration on 2008R2, 2012 (Enterprise & Standard editions), SQL 2014, and SQL 2016
  • SQL 2019 migration experience would be advantageous
  • Strong Cloud experience (Azure, AWS, etc)
  • Significant SQL Server experience in a Production environment responsible for design, build, and configuration or equivalent
  • Significant experience developing in SQL Server Stored Procedures

Additional Information

This is a chance for you to accelerate your career and succeed in an environment where you will have the possibility to make a daily impact. Every day you will get to work alongside helpful and down-to-earth colleagues who are dedicated and ambitious. We fully recognize that it is our employees that make Snow a success and the global leader in the development and delivery of dedicated SAM solutions. If you are the right person for the role we will offer you exciting and developing assignments and you will get to be part of a fantastic journey within a dynamic high-growth business. 


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