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Database Administrator

Job Title: Database Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Msida, Malta
Salary: €30,000 - €45,000
Reference: 4183
Contact Name: Clare Barbara
Job Published: September 10, 2018 10:49

Job Description

We are looking for a DBA to join a client who is in the tech/gaming space here in Malta. You will have a good understanding of database structures and principles. Ideally coming from an Agile environment with 3 years or more experience in an IT related role.


  • Creating automated / scheduled (monthly / quarterly / yearly) SQL Server Health Checks, Memory Utilization Reports and Compliance (Licensing) Reports for the environment.
  • Performing Microsoft SQL database administration, including software installations / configurations for SQL Server and peripheral features / products such as log shipping, mirroring, and maintenance packs.
  • Troubleshooting complex systems to identify issues.
  • Performance tuning, security and permissions, database configuration.
  • Participating in system specification design and review, technical review, system testing, system implementation, post implementation review.
  • Reviewing existing stored procedures code, recommending and/or implementing improvements.
  • Identifying and reporting issues and developing long-term fixes, planning and performing jobs with minimal assistance.
  • Performing daily Database checks such as disk space, backups, job failure, performance issues etc.
  • Working on data related support tickets and other direct requests.
  • Adding maintenance plans for the new databases.
  • Sharing and promoting ideas towards the improvement of the products and the business.
  • Identifying technical weaknesses in other team members and providing mentorship


  • 3 years of experience within an IT environment in a similar role.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot client / server problems.
  • Excellent understanding of the following technologies:
    • MS SQL Server, Azure SQL Database Technologies and/or NoSQL administration
    • T-SQL
    • Database monitoring tools - Red Gate
    • PowerShell
    • Data warehousing/ETL