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Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator

Michael Bailey Associates - Zurich

Posted on Apr 5, 2022 by Michael Bailey Associates - Zurich

Basel, Switzerland
9 May 2022
Annual Salary

For our client based in Basel, Michael Bailey Associates is currently looking to hire a Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator for a 12-months contract.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

To work as a member of the database administration team, your primary responsibilities are the administration of the Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database infrastructures, with the main focus on Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Backup/restore operations
  • Monitoring and alert management
  • Performance analysis and tuning
  • PowerShell Scripting for task automation
  • Configuring new SQL Servers
  • Managing Server logins and database users and security compliance
  • SQL Server patching


  • Subject Matter Expert in Microsoft SQL Server databases with proven in-depth knowledge and experience of Microsoft SQL Server database administration tasks (daily operations, provisioning/deployment, backup and recovery, security/patching, monitoring, performance tuning, partitioning/compression, T-SQL programming)
  • Min 5 years of relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server Integration, Reporting and Analysis Services.
  • Experience with Oracle administration.
  • Broad understanding of IT best practices and how to apply them in a business environment.
  • Sound understanding of the latest trends in technology.
  • Willingness to learn the administration of SAP Sybase IQ database systems.
  • Troubleshoot database issues at several levels of the technology stack (server, networking, applications).
  • Readiness to work outside normal working hours during service windows and to provide on-call cover for evenings and weekends.
  • Fluent in English (oral and written), knowledge of German and/or French desirable.
  • Solid experience with the Windows operating system, PowerShell (dbatools), backup solutions (ideally Networker), job scheduling (ideally Control-M) and security benchmarks (CIS/DoD).

Please feel free to get in touch for further information.

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 1555636797

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