CargoWise Database Support Specialist with SQL Server

Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czechia Deutsche Post DHL Group req80835 08/07/2019

This position is part of Application Support team to provide Database Specialist support to DHL Global Freight Forwarding business unit in order to ensure the maximum availability and minimal disruption to business continuity.  

The environment you will be supporting includes 16 database servers dedicated for one Global application currently across 7 environments running SQL Server 2016 and Always ON Replication.   In addition to database support this role will also involve application support and you will have opportunity to learn the application and about DHL Global Freight Forwarding business.

Normally the position is based in Prague, occasional travel maybe required.  

Backup and Restore Support and testing
Responsible for whole Always on cluster in cooperation with DBA Team
Perform annual DR testing and update documentation
Regular Health checks and monitoring
Cooperate with DBA Team to Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages
SQL Server patching/upgrades
Deploy database change scripts provided by third party vendors
Performance analysis/tuning
Document the company’s database environment
Writing T-SQL Scripts
Sometimes it may be necessary to participate in the on-call support
Normal support

Min. 2+ years’ experience with MS SQL Server 2008 - 2016 administration
Experience with MS SQL Server backups and restores
Knowledge of MS SQL Server high availability and disaster recovery options
We welcome:
Good knowledge of Windows Server 2012 – 2016 and PowerShell scripting
Experience with MS SQL Server performance tuning and optimization

• Great team of IT professionals and possibility of technical development
• Full support during technical onboarding
• Modern offices in Chodov next to metro station
• Huge number of internal job opportunities within the company
• Home office
• Permanent contract
• Wide range of benefits (Extra week of holiday (25 days/year), 6 Self-sickness days/year, Full salary compensation for up to 10 days absence due to illness per calendar year, Lunch and FlexiPass vouchers fully covered by DHL, Pension plan contribution, Multisport card, mobile and laptop, fruit days, sport clubs for employees....).

IT Services is the internal provider of specialized IT Build services and industrialized IT Run services to Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading mail and logistics Group.
IT Services is working behind the scenes 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year in the data centers and offices in North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.

Our location in Prague is the largest data center operation in the Czech Republic founded in 2004 and we are proud holders of Uptime Institute Tier3 certification.
You would be joining a team of over 1600 highly skilled IT professionals working in a friendly, multicultural environment of 67 nationalities based in Prague 4, Chodov.

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  • Business Unit

    DHL IT Service Center Europe

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


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