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Senior Application & Database Specialist

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Contract Type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Veronique Amaira

  • Job Reference:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry:

    14 Oct 00:00

  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    Veronique Amaira

Established firm in Financial services is currently looking for a Senior application & Database Specialist:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Designing, developing and maintaining database systems in high availability using Microsoft SQL Server

  • Defining users, permissions and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner

  • Developing, suggesting and implementing data redundancy in different locations, including the Disaster Recovery site

  • Minimising database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses

  • Determining and documenting database policies, procedures and standards

  • Performing ongoing tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity

  • Monitoring database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions from time to time

  • Undertaking application administration duties together with configuring and maintaining information systems

  • Implementing effective software/solutions using modern technologies

  • Writing and interpreting business reports and requirements documentation

  • Configuring and maintaining systems and processes

  • Developing test scripts and documents which may be automated or otherwise;

  • Performing systems analysis whenever required;

  • Assist in other tasks as directed by the Applications Systems Manager

Skills & Experience required:

  • Tertiary level of Education in Technology/IT

  • Minimum of five (5) years working in the area of Technology

  • Excellent communication in English both verbally and in writing