Database Administrator DBA

Job Category: Technology & IT
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Dublin


  • 5 Plus years of experience in a DBA role.
  • 3 Plus years of experience in a Senior DBA role.
  • Relevant 3rd level technology qualification.
  • Proven problem solving skills.
  • The role will entail out of hours support responsibilities, shifts and weekend cover.


  • Build and maintain database systems of high availability and quality.
  • Manage and maintain backups of databases.
  • Ensure databases are at optimal performance.
  • Continuous review of queries from applications with a view to optimizing.
  • Continuous review of indexing and statistics on key production databases.
  • Continuous review and planning of data archiving strategies.
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to development teams accessing databases.
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards.
  • Perform regular tests to ensure data security, privacy and integrity.
  • Monitor database performance, changes and patching

Key Experience & Skills

  • You should have worked in a fast paced eCommerce business.
  • Intellectual curiosity, learning agility, and enthusiasm for tackling tough problems.
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL DB data backup, recovery and security.
  • Strong track record of database design, documentation and coding.
  • Familiarity with entity framework generated queries and advantage.
  • Ability to provide guidance/patterns/practices to development teams on how to construct data access queries from application code.
  • Experience of SSIS, CDC and reporting tools such as Sharepoint/Looker and working with BI/Reporting teams to control access to data.

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